A family-run business with local expertise on an international stage.
Lowe’s story began in 1977 in Northern Ireland
A family-run business, Lowe started out renting fridges to international businesses for exhibitions and events across mainland Europe.
Over the years the Lowe Team made a name for themselves for the high-quality service honed within those exhibition halls. It’s a legacy that continues to this day.Corporate Overview
Anticipating need and responding to the market formed the inception of Lowe back in 1977 and it’s also what continues to drive it forward today.
Lowe Rental continue to grow and diversify with exhibition equipment rental now forming just one facet of Lowe Rental's growing offering. Expansion throughout the years has seen Lowe’s service lines expand to offer rental for retail, events and flexible 3-7 year Rental+ equipment plans.
2022 New Peachtree City Office
2022 Rachel McCausland Appointed as CEO
2021 Acquired ADA & Spherica Systems Ltd
2021 PKL Delivery Kitchens Launched
2020 Lowe's Third US Site Opens in Dallas
Placed Top 100 Fastest Growing Businesses
2020 FER Launched
2020 LoweConex Launched
2019 Ranked Top 50 Fastest Growing Businesses
2019 Acquired PKL Group
Rodney Lowry Purchases shares allowing growth
Global Reach, Local Touch
Adapting, Building, Growing
Expansion throughout the years has seen Lowe’s service lines expand to offer rental for retail, events, exhibitions, special projects and food & beverage manufacturers.
The Lowe Group now employs 350+ people and has 17 permanent sites worldwide.
Local Expertise with International Flair
Shipping fridges from rural Northern Ireland has progressed to the Lowe brand having a physical presence in 44 countries.
From the UK to Singapore, strategically placed offices on a global scale enables the Lowe Group to deliver local expertise on an international scale.
Lowe Rental is an ambitious award-winning group. In both 2019 and 2020 the group achieved ranking in The Sunday Time’s Profit Track Top Companies.
Lowe provide a high quality service that is certified through professional bodies such as the British Assessment Bureau, SafeContractor and Refcom
Sourcing from 100+ Manufacturers
Expertly sourced equipment, matched to your operation. Supplied from 100+ global manufacturers of commercial catering and refrigeration.
Many facets fit together to make Lowe a globally renowned specialist in refrigeration and catering equipment rental. Primary among these facets are the team of experts behind the scenes who are keeping things running and making great things happen.
A vibrant range of skillsets, talents, languages and cultures comprise Lowe’s worldwide team and whether these are applied in customer-facing roles, technical roles, logistical roles or administrative roles, each member of the team is a valued individual.
The Sectors We Serve
Food and Beverage Manufacturers
Supporting both small and large scale food and beverage manufacturers with SMART enabled refrigeration and catering equipment on Rental+ plans.
Ice Cream Manufacturers
Supporting both small and large scale ice cream manufacturers with SMART enabled display freezers and modular cold rooms on Rental+ plans.
Pet Food Manufacturers
Supporting pet food manufacturers with branded retail fridges and freezers and modular cold rooms on Rental+ plans to support retail partnerships.
Supporting seafood producers with blast freezers and modular cold rooms on Rental+ plans.
Supporting discount retailers with refrigeration to support store remodels, product promotions, seasonal trading and permanent refrigeration on Rental+ plans.
Supporting supermarkets with refrigeration to support store remodels, product promotions, seasonal trading and permanent refrigeration on Rental+ plans.
Supporting a variety of both large scale and small scale events through supplying refrigeration, catering equipment, and portable kitchens.
Supplying refrigeration and catering equipment for exhibitors to display their product range.
Supporting the Pharmaceutical industry with commercial refrigeration and modular cold-rooms
Supporting both small and large scale meat producers with SMART enabled commercial refrigeration, modular cold rooms and blast freezers on Rental+ plans.
Supporting both small and large scale dairy producers with SMART enabled high-quality commercial refrigeration and modular cold rooms on Rental+ plans.
Supporting garden centres with commercial refrigeration, catering equipment and modular cold rooms.
Meal Kit Providers
Supporting meal kit brands with a comprehensive range of high quality commercial refrigeration and modular cold rooms to support back of the house picking process, production lines and retail partnerships.
Tesco - Large EU Retailer
2 .5 Year Rental Single Door Chillers
Tesco needed spacious and easily accessible refrigeration for their back of house. Lowe delivered and installed 900+ units to various stores across the UK.Read the full story
Lowe By Numbers
287 Major exhibitions
Countries sold to in 2019
Counties currently present
Transactions completed per week
Items of catering equipment
Temporary kitchen units
Combined years of experience
We Are Our Values.
At Lowe, our core values aren’t just for decoration,
they are at the core of everything we do. They
represent what we stand for, they highlight how we
achieve, and they guide how we develop customer
partnerships that deliver immediate value.
At Lowe, the team believes in listening above all. Listening to our staff, our partners and our markets.
Lowe provides space and support to allow their team members to bring their best selves forward.
Lowe support and recognise their accomplishments allowing team members to grow, develop and achieve.
Lowe will continue to be forward thinking by pushing creativity boundaries and introducing new methods, ideas, and products.