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Pete Lepschat

Director of Engineering


Pete Lepschat has been serving the food industry for more than 40 years working in various positions and companies throughout his tenure, including FlavorLand Foods, Oregon Department of Agraculture, Scenic Fruit Company and Pacific Office Automation. Pete started with Henningsen Cold Storage in 1994 as a warehouseman at the Forest Grove, Oregon operations. Since then, he has held numerous positions with the company including his role as Director of Engineering. Pete is a graduate of the World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO) Institute, a RETA Certified Industrial Refrigeration Operator, RETA Certified Refrigeration Efficiency Specialist and holds an Oregon Limited Maintenance Electricians License. Pete is a member of various organizations including the Refrigeration Engineers & Technicians Association (RETA) as a National Board Director, and the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR). In his off time, you will find Pete with friends and family visiting the Oregon Coast or on an adventure in his motorhome. Pete also enjoys working on and rebuilding classic cars and hot rods.