Austin Community College Architectural & Engineering Computer Aided Design

| September 9, 2016

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Austin Community College Architectural & Engineering Computer Aided Design

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Zero Zone was founded in 1961 by George Johnson, Duke Wegner, and K Hirata. They had a dream of starting their own business. They didn’t have much money, but together they had 50 years of refrigeration experience and the will to succeed. With a pledge to build the best freezers in the business at a competitive price, they named their new company Zero Zone, and began operations in a rented dairy barn in Pewaukee, WI.

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Zero Zone was founded in 1961 by George Johnson, Duke Wegner, and K Hirata. They had a dream of starting their own business. They didn’t have much money, but together they had 50 years of refrigeration experience and the will to succeed. With a pledge to build the best freezers in the business at a competitive price, they named their new company Zero Zone, and began operations in a rented dairy barn in Pewaukee, WI.

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