Portacool 30th Anniversary Spotlight – Gustavo Moreno


Founded in 1990, Portacool is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year. To give you a view into what makes the leader in evaporative cooling tick, we’re spotlighting long-time employees and a few that have made a big impact in a short time to share their memories, experiences and perspectives during their time with the company.

Name: Gustavo Moreno

Role: Kuul Evaporative Media Supervisor

Years at Portacool: 14 years

What does your day at Portacool entail?
Every day is a challenge. I come to work and challenge myself to learn something new each day. Somedays we make mistakes, but we learn from those mistakes and make sure we are better the next day. My focus is on the whole department from top to bottom. From inventory to finished products in a box – I have to make sure my whole team is operating at their best.

What was Portacool like when you first started?
This company has changed a lot – from pay, to benefits to products. I have seen as the company has grown, it has continuously gotten better – the culture and environment is better, the equipment has been upgraded, we have become more innovative as a whole. 

From your perspective, what would you say are Portacool’s greatest accomplishments over the years?
We have gotten more innovative and continue to do so. We are making more products to serve more customers in more markets. The company truly cares about the employees – our Leadership makes sure we are treated right and fairly.