This Business Is Not BBB Accredited

American Wholesale Refrigeration Co.

American Wholesale Refrigeration Co.

(216) 426-8882

American Wholesale Refrigeration Co.

22 years in business
4001 Hamilton Ave
Cleveland, OH 44114-3839
Additional Phone Numbers
  • (216) 426-9552
BBB File Opened: 04/24/1997
Business Started: 01/01/1995
Business Incorporated: 09/08/1999 in OH
Type of Entity
Business Management
  • Mr. Carmen DiGeronimo
Business Category
  • Appliances - Major - Wholesale & Manufacturers
  • Appliances - Major - Dealers

Alternate Business Names
  • American Wholesale
  • American Wholesale Equipment


Misuse of BBB Name and/or Logo

The business’s website includes the BBB Accredited Business seal. This business is not accredited by this BBB and our policies prohibit such a reference.
The business did not respond to the BBB's request that it remove the BBB seal from its site.

Advertising Review

In November 2016, BBB contacted this business regarding the use of the word 'wholesale' in its name, as well as in various statements on its website, including:

"Unbeatable Wholesale Prices!" 

"Here at American Wholesale we are offering our line of new American Air series glass door merchandisers at below wholesale prices!"

"Our inventory consists of a large stock of quality, used refrigeration at unbeatable wholesale prices. American Wholesale... Read More

Advertising Review

In addition, the business's website includes the statement "We pay top dollar for your used equipment!"

Despite an advertiser's best efforts to ascertain competitive prices, the rapidity with which prices fluctuate and the difficulty of determining prices of all sellers at all times preclude an absolute knowledge of the truth of generalized highest price claims.

The business did not respond to BBB's request that it modify this claim.

BBB Reason for Ratings

BBB rating is based on 13 factors: Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that affect the rating for American Wholesale Refrigeration Co. include:

  • Advertising issues found by BBB
  • Unauthorized use of BBB name or trademarks

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BBB promotes truth in advertising by contacting advertisers whose claims conflict with the BBB Code of Advertising. These claims come to our attention from our internal review of advertising, consumer complaints and competitor challenges. BBB asks advertisers to substantiate their claims, change ads to make offers more clear to consumers, and remove misleading or deceptive statements.

BBB reports on known significant government actions involving the business's marketplace conduct.

BBB reports on a company that is out of business for three years from the date the company closes its doors or ceases to do business.

BBB reports on unauthorized use of the Better Business Bureau's name and/or logo for as long as the business continues to use it in any advertising, or for one year after the business ceases any repeated unauthorized uses.

BBB reports on a business’s bankruptcy as long as the business remains in bankruptcy.

BBB reports when mail sent to the business was returned by the Postal Service.

American Wholesale Refrigeration Co.


American Wholesale Refrigeration Co.

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