Welbilt History
  • In 1957 - J.C. Pardo and Sons, Inc. was founded in SCHENECTADY, NY. to build high quality custom fabricated equipment, specializing in kettles and industrial equipment for food processing. Their first customer was H.J Heinz Co. producing a 250 Gallon Nickle and Stainless steel mixing kettle.
  • In 1960 - J.C. Pardo moves to Baltimore starts fabrication out of back of General Motors plant. Campbell Soup grows to be one of their largest customers.
  • 1968 - J.C. Pardo Breaks ground on new facility 1250 Reames road plant is built.
  • 1968-1983 - J.C. Pardo continues to build a reputation of proving they can fabricate various pieces of equipment and build a reputation as one of the best quality fabricators in the area.
  • In 1983 - J.C. Pardo sells their 1st complete 50 gallon Cook Chill System
  • In 1991 - JC Pardo signs contract with Cleveland Range and the original WELBILT company to fabricate the Cook Chill Product line in their Baltimore, Maryland Plant.
  • In 2007 -  After 50 years of being in the business JC Pardo decides to retire and Cleveland Range vertically integrates their supplier of 15 years 2007

Plant Capabilites

Welding Certifications in:
  • Oxy Fuel Brazing
  • Gas Tungsten Arc (TIG) - 3/8” thick material
  • Gas Metal Arc (MIG) - 3/8” thick Material
  • Gas Metal Arc (MIG) to Gas Tungsten Arc (TIG) - 1/2” thick material
  • Machine Shop capabilities.
  • Stainless Steel Polishing up to #3-4 Sanitary finish and Mirror finishing.
  • In House Engineering and Design Assistance Capabilities
  • Kettles from 50 to 850 gallons holding capacity; Holding Tanks; Conical Hoppers; Flat Sheets to Hemispherical Heads; Conveyors; Bowls; Agitators; Baskets; Dollies; and various other weldments.
To see a presentation on the examples of our capabilities please click on the link below. 
Industrial and Custom Designed Equipment PDF

Certifications & Associations 
Certified & Code Approved

  • UL - 508A Panel Builders
  • NSF/ANSI – 4 - Commercial Cooking, Rethermalization and Powered Hot Food Holding and Transport Equipment
  • NSF/ANSI – 169 - Special Purpose Food Equipment and Devices
  • AMSE – American Society of Mechanical Engineers – Section VIII, Division 1
  • NB – National Board Certified for Repair of Pressure Vessels
  • CRN – Canadian Registration Number for Pressure Vessels
  • AS/NZS 1200 - Joint Australian/New Zealand Standard, for the requirements of pressure equipment

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Standards New Zealand

A Sample of our Customers

  • Campbell Soups
  • Heinz Foods
  • L.J. Minor
  • Nestle’s
  • Blount Fine Foods
  • Ready Foods
  • TIC Gums
  • Nutramax
  • Woodema Pet Foods
  • Quaker Oats
  • Pepperidge Farms
  • Kraft General Foods
  • Ragu
  • Contadina Foods
  • M & M Mars
  • Cristal Chemical
  • Denagi Foods
  • Goetze’s Candy
  • Brown & Williams Tobacco
  • Nabisco
  • Vanee Foods
  • Jailbreak Brewery

Custom Designs

Custom Designs

Heating Frame

Heating Frames

Working Platforms
Custom Designated Equipment

Custom Designated Equipment Working Platforms

We Do Repair Work

We Do Repair Work

Overhead Rail Hoists
Custom Jib Cranes &

Custom Jib Cranes & Overhead Rail Hoists

Vibratory Hopper

Vibratory Hopper

Brewery Custom CIP Tank

Brewery Custom CIP Tank

HA Mixer 1

HA Mixer 2

Double Motion Agitator - Hydraulically Driven

Keg Single Cleaner

For pricing and information please call Matthew Grace at 410-391-3600
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Convotherm Software Updates

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Please note:

The particular software update for Convotherm 4 gas units has to be done by an authorised service partner (there are adjustment steps necessary).

Please ensure that only software which is suitable for the unit series is installed on your Convotherm unit. This software cannot be used for other unit types from the range. If this is disregarded, no liability will be assumed for malfunctions.

Convotherm Service manuals

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