Ralph E. Kolb studied Facility Technology at the University of Applied Sciences Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel and Technical Sales & Marketing at the Freie Universität Berlin. After some occupational years in the business field Facility Technologie at the company Sulzer AG in Stuttgart and in the field Environmental Technology at the company Dürr AG in Stuttgart Mr. Kolb changed to Sulzer-Escher Wyss in Lindau and joined the department of Refrigeration Engineering. Sulzer-Escher Wyss has been taken over by Axima Refrigeration and later FrigorTec GmbH took over the product field Cooling Units. Mr. Kolb is the active owner of FrigorTec GmbH. FrigorTec manufacture individual cooling units and heat pumps for industrial applications, like . grain cooling units and supply them worldwide.