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 John_E-234x300 Baltimore Aircoil Company (BAC) is a shining example of a successful transition from a small proprietorship to the multimillion-dollar enterprise it is today. The Company was founded in Baltimore, in 1938 by John Engalitcheff, Jr., and has become a worldwide manufacturer and marketer of evaporative heat transfer and ice thermal storage products that conserve resources and respect the environment. These products cool and conserve water and other refrigerants, conserve energy, and reduce global warming.

John Engalitcheff, Jr.


The company possesses a worldwide reputation for innovation through engineering research. A successful blending of design, manufacturing and marketing has lead to significant technological advancements, resulting in continued growth and development for the Company. BAC is a global company, with manufacturing locations throughout the world from Baltimore to Sydney. Over 460 North American and International sales representatives promote this manufacturing capability into a thriving business with hundreds of thousands of installations covering the globe.


The corporate headquarters is located in Howard County, Maryland, near Baltimore. This facility houses the largest, most advanced R & D laboratory complex of its kind, where innovations in evaporative cooling and heat transfer technology have originated in the past, are being developed today, and lead the industry into the future.


Today, Baltimore Aircoil Company is recognized as the world’s largest manufacturer of evaporative cooling, thermal storage, and heat transfer equipment. BAC products are sold to the commercial building market as components for air conditioning systems, to the food industry for air conditioning and refrigeration applications, and to a broad range of industries for process and power installations equipment cooling.