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About Memphis Mechanical

Memphis Mechanical Services, Inc. is a full service commercial refrigeration service firm. Located in the beautiful southern city of Memphis, Tennessee, Memphis Mechanical provides refrigeration service to locations ranging from the largest national chains, to the smallest locally owned firms. Our goal is complete customer satisfaction.

What We Do

Memphis Mechanical is committed to an unmatched level of excellence firmly supported by many years of experience and a backbone of integrity. We provide the complete spectrum of commercial refrigeration equipment and services for a wide range of needs in supermarket, convenience stores, cold storage facilities and distribution centers for food and drug distribution centers.

Memphis Mechanical customers experience improved operating efficiency, increased sales and an overall healthier bottom line because they are provided with greater product integrity. Together with our world-class partners we are able to offer solutions for any commercial refrigeration need. We represent any refrigeration equipment needed, in any environment…of any size or complexity.

Our team of trained and experienced technicians are experts in all areas of refrigeration service, maintenance, care and repair. We are a factory authorized service provider which means our technicians have received the proper training to accurately diagnose and correct any issue. Our preventative maintenance programs will help keep your equipment operating properly and we will promptly dispatch a team member when problems arise.

Proper installation of refrigeration equipment is a key element to ensure proper and efficient operation. Our customers are small convenience stores to the largest national retailers, and everything in between. We have the expertise to get installations of any size, complexity and scope completed on time and on budget.


Hussmann combines the art and science of inspired merchandising to create retail stores that attract, guide and influence shoppers’ buying experience. Hussmann’s products include refrigerated and non-refrigerated display merchandisers, specialty display cases, self-contained display cases, LED lighting, glass doors and lids, refrigeration systems and other related products. As the Mid-South Hussmann distributor and factory-authorized service provider we use our expertise to help retailers reduce operating costs, increase sales and improve financial metrics. Memphis Mechanical is proud to provide installation, service, maintenance, and parts as a member of Hussmann’s extensive service organization.

Emerson Climate Technologies is the world’s leading provider of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial, and commercial applications.E2 Memphis Mechanical is pleased to provide sales, service and installation of the Emerson E2 Facility Management System. The Emerson E2 is the foundation of any retailer’s energy and maintenance reduction strategy. The E2 is designed to provide complete control of building and refrigeration systems including: compressor groups, condensers, walk-ins, HVAC units and lighting.”

Institutional Supermarket Equipment is a national equipment contractor group serving the supermarket, convenience store and food service industries. Memphis Mechanical represents over 160 primary vendors through our partnership with ISE and all of their members nationwide.

CES Multi-Path dehumidification solutions are specifically designed to address the complex, diverse space conditioning requirements of supermarkets. This system significantly reduces energy costs by adjusting all air stream “paths” independently and dynamically as interior space load requirements fluctuate. Memphis Mechanical is pleased to provide a complete solution to meet any customer’s air management and dehumidification needs.

Our Team

Memphis Mechanical assures you that if you place your confidence in us and choose us as your service company of record, we will keep your best interests at heart and will always present you with the best recommendation for action.

To that end, we have assembled a fine team of service professionals that average fifteen years experience in the supermarket industry. Memphis Mechanical is very proud of its reputation for placing the customer first in every area of our operation. We feel that this attitude is one of the most important contributors to our success and to the success of the customers we serve.


Richard Luhm, a life-long Memphian has been in the refrigeration business since the age of five, spending his summers working with his father in his residential air conditioning business. After graduation from high school and attending The University of Memphis in the early 70’s, he became intrigued with the “low temp” side of the business. As a result Richard ultimately joined the staff of Maynard Food Store Equipment in Memphis, TN.

In 1984 Richard was part of a group that purchased the Memphis Branch of Maynard Food Store Equipment. The company was rebranded and the name was changed to Systems-Plus Refrigeration, Inc. where Richard was named President and General Manager. In 1990 the company focus was pared down to service only and was ultimately acquired by Sibley Services, a local mechanical contractor, becoming its low temp division. Richard used this time to hone his business skills and further develop relationships with customers while managing this division of a national company.

In 2001 Richard formed Memphis Mechanical Services, and within three months the firm was incorporated due to its quick success. Over the years Memphis Mechanical has built a strong team of service specialists with diverse skills that cover the wide range of needs in the commercial refrigeration industry.

According to Richard Luhm, President and Chairman, Memphis Mechanical has grown and evolved to a team focused and customer-centric culture. “The people at Memphis Mechanical are like family. We truly care about each other and we all share a common belief that the customer is why we are here. Everything we do is so that in the end, the customer realizes the value in having professionals that care, service their equipment. That’s what makes it so great…we all believe it,” Richard Luhm said.

Our Clients

Some of Memphis Mechanical’s Current Customers Include These Fine Firms

Get In Touch

Memphis Mechanical Services | 4812 Mendenhall Rd, Memphis, TN. 38141 | tel: (901) 624-3207

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