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  • Mar 05, 2015

    Ingersoll Rand Acquires FRIGOBLOCK

    Ingersoll-Rand plc (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, announced today it has completed the acquisition of FRIGOBLOCK. The transaction was closed on March 4, 2015 for €100 million ...READ MORE

  • Dec 09, 2014

    Ingersoll Rand to Acquire FRIGOBLOCK

    Ingersoll-Rand plc (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire FRIGOBLOCK for €100 million. The acquisition is expected to close in the first half of 2015, subject to regulatory approval. ...READ MORE

  • Oct 21, 2014

    S-600 Brings Multi-Temp Functionality to Thermo King Precedent� Lineup

    Environmental responsibility meets reliable technology, industry-leading fuel economy. Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, enhanced its S-600M model of the Precedent™ S-Series line. The enhancement allows trucks to ship products with multi-temp capabilities-utilizing all trailer space while saving time and resources. This allows peace of mind for refrigerated trailer fleet operators and owner operators who want to remain compliant without sacrificing performance or efficiency. ...READ MORE

  • Aug 15, 2014

    Thermo King to Mark Important Milestones and Unveil New Customer-Driven Solutions and Services at IAA

    Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, invites you to a unique media experience of our new, breakthrough solutions to be unveiled at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show on 25 September - 02 OCtober in Hannover, Germany. ...READ MORE

  • Jul 22, 2014

    Thermo King Voted "Best Brand" by Reputable German Trade Magazines for the Tenth Consecutive Year

    Brussels, Belgium, April 15, 2014 - In order to relieve the overwhelming traffic congestion and improve road safety, debates are taking place to shift deliveries outside of peak traffic hours. At the same time, voices are being raised to reduce noise emitted by transportation. With this in mind, distribution companies are looking for ways to limit the noise levels of their fleets and offer quiet delivery capabilities. ...READ MORE

  • Jul 22, 2014

    Thermo King Voted "Best Brand" by Reputable German Trade Magazines for the Tenth Consecutive Year

    More than 7,400 readers of the German trade magazines lastauto omnibus, trans aktuell and FERNFAHRER voted for their top brands in 22 different categories for the annual 'Best Brand' survey. Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, earned the top rating in the 'Cooling Units' category. ...READ MORE

  • Jul 08, 2014

    Dixon International Selects Thermo King TracKing™ for Real-Time Fleet Monitoring

    Brussels, Belgium, July 08, 2014 - Dixon International, one of Ireland's leading national and international logistics and distribution companies, has equipped their refrigerated trailer fleet with TracKing™ telematics solution from Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand. ...READ MORE

  • Jun 24, 2014

    Transit Buses on the Road to Sustainability with Thermo King Athenia E-Series Air-Conditioning Modules

    Brussels, Belgium, June 24, 2014 - Traffic congestion, due to growing urbanization, strains cities and raises environmental concerns. The need for sustainable transport and passenger mobility is accelerating the adoption of more efficient technologies. According to market estimations, 15 percent of transit buses will feature either hybrid or fully electric drive by 2020 (Frost & Sullivan 'Strategic Analysis of Global Hybrid and Electric Heavy-Duty Transit Bus Market'). ...READ MORE

  • Jun 17, 2014

    Whisper-Quiet and PIEK-Certified Multi-Temperature SLXe Spectrum Unit Delivers Peak Performance

    Brussels, Belgium, June 17, 2014 - Debates are taking place in Europe to shift urban deliveries outside of peak traffic hours in order to relieve congestion and improve road safety. This shift in schedule will require whisper - quiet delivery capabilities and multiple distribution companies today are looking for efficient solutions to limit the noise levels of their fleets. ...READ MORE

  • Jun 10, 2014

    Thermo King Extends Warranty on Vehicle Powered Refrigeration Units in Europe, Middle East and Africa

    Brussels, Belgium, June 10, 2014 - Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, has a new standard limited warranty on a select number of its vehicle powered refrigeration units (VP units) in Europe, Middle East and Africa ...READ MORE

  • Jun 03, 2014

    Ingersoll Rand Inaugurates New Manufacturing Site for Trane and Thermo King in Kolín, Czech Republic

    Kolín, Czech Republic, June 3, 2014 - Today, Ingersoll Rand, a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, will inaugurate its new state-of-the-art facility for manufacturing, light assembly and distribution of Trane and Thermo King climate control systems in Ovčáry-Kolín, Czech Republic. ...READ MORE

  • Apr 15, 2014

    Thermo King Keeps it Cool and Quiet at the Commercial Vehicle Show 2014

    Brussels, Belgium, April 15, 2014 - In order to relieve the overwhelming traffic congestion and improve road safety, debates are taking place to shift deliveries outside of peak traffic hours. At the same time, voices are being raised to reduce noise emitted by transportation. With this in mind, distribution companies are looking for ways to limit the noise levels of their fleets and offer quiet delivery capabilities. ...READ MORE

  • Apr 09, 2014

    Asda on Track to Achieve Sustainability Goals with Greener, Quieter Fleet

    Brussels, Belgium, April 9, 2014 - Asda, one of the United Kingdom's leading retailers, recently purchased low noise whisper units from Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand. Features of the selected SLXe Spectrum Whisper™ units go hand in hand with the ambitious sustainability goals set by Asda. ...READ MORE

  • Apr 02, 2014

    Japan's Kyowa Shipping Expands Fleet with MAGNUM PLUS Reefers

    Brussels, Belgium, April 02, 2014 - Kyowa Shipping, a leading Japanese service provider in ocean transportation, recently expanded its refrigerated fleet with 25 MAGNUM PLUS™ container refrigeration units from Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand. ...READ MORE

  • Mar 27, 2014

    Thermo King Highlights Advanced Marine Solutions at Intermodal South America

    Brussels, Belgium, 27 March, 2014 - Temperature control is critical when transporting perishable or temperature-sensitive products. If not kept at the appropriate temperature conditions, the quality of the cargo can quickly deteriorate. At the same time, the transportation industry is under enormous pressure to be efficient and sustainable. ...READ MORE

  • Mar 26, 2014

    Thermo King Celebrates 2013 Dealership Performance Excellence Awards

    Brussels, Belgium, March 26, 2014 - Thermoking, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand®, honored leading dealerships at its annual dealer conference held in Barcelona, Spain. The company recognized dealers within the Europe, Middle East and Africa region for their 2013 achievements. The 2013 Dealer Awards were presented to dealers that met the company's requirements for excellence and leadership in all aspects of performance, while providing a superior and consistent customer experience. Other areas of consideration were customer care, educational and training programs for customers, understanding customer needs and providing solutions, marketing and level of Certi-Tech trainings and the service technician certification program. ...READ MORE

  • Mar 24, 2014

    Thermo King to Showcase Four Industry-Leading Solutions at Mid-America Trucking Show

    Louisville, Ky., March 24, 2014 - When owner operators, fleet managers and media gather in Louisville this March for the 2014 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS), Thermo King will be available to discuss changes in the industry. From technology innovations that impact transport refrigeration specifically, to strategies and solutions for improving operational efficiency, Thermo King is set to deliver on its customer promise: "Thermo King has you covered." ...READ MORE

  • Mar 21, 2014

    Thermo King Delivers Peace of Mind with CARB Compliant Genset Platform

    Brussels, Belgium, March 21, 2014 - At the beginning of 2014 the new regulations from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) took effect. The CARB requirements were introduced as a measure to reduce exhaust emissions from diesel engines in off-road applications. As a result, all reefer containers in California should be tested and registered with CARB before transport to California. ...READ MORE

  • Mar 03, 2014

    Precedent S-Series provides the only evergreen solution that meets regulatory changes while increasing fuel efficiency

    Thermo King Delivers Peace of Mind with CARB Compliant Precedent™ S-Series Models Precedent S-Series provides the only evergreen solution that meets regulatory changes while increasing fuel efficiency ...READ MORE

  • Feb 28, 2014

    Hospital of Southern Jutland Selects Thermo King ColdCube� Pharma Containers For Secure Pharmaceutical Transport

    Brussels, Belgium, February 28, 2014 - Sygehus Sønderjylland, hospital of Southern Jutland in Denmark, partnered with Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, to ensure reliable temperature control for their blood bank transportation vehicles. Sygehus Sønderjylland required a solution that would help them maintain the quality and integrity of blood bags during their collection and distribution between different hospital buildings and test laboratories in the Southern Jutland region. ...READ MORE

  • Feb 10, 2014

    Thermo King mobile service center provides 24/7 support to refrigerated delivery vehicles during the Winter Games

    Brussels, Belgium, February 10, 2014 - From February 7 till 23, 2014, the world's focus will be on Sochi, Russia. It is estimated that hundreds of thousands of spectators, media representatives and state officials will watch around 6,000 athletes from 85 countries compete in the Winter Games. ...READ MORE

  • Nov 28, 2013

    Thermo King TouchPrint Data Logger Offers Data Transparency for Increased Load Protection

    Brussels, Belgium, 28 November, 2013 - Current and pending legislation in Europe places new expectations on producers, processors and transporters of temperature-sensitive cargo, including the need for traceability throughout the supply chain. To help meet these requirements, Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, introduces TouchPrint, the next generation of temperature recorders. ...READ MORE

  • Nov 25, 2013

    Thermo King CryoTech Range Recognized with European Transport Award for Sustainability 2014

    Brussels, Belgium, November 25, 2013 - The Thermo King CryoTech range has won the “European Transport Award for Sustainability 2014” in the category “vehicle cooling and heating systems.” ...READ MORE

  • Nov 25, 2013

    TransAm Trucking Implements Innovative Solutions that Increase Sustainability, Reduce Fuel Costs and Help Ensure Compliance

    Thermo King honors TransAm Trucking with "Energy Efficiency Leader Award" ...READ MORE

  • Nov 21, 2013

    HP Hood Selects Thermo King Solutions to Cut Fuel Costs in Distribution Fleet

    Bloomington, Minn., Nov. XX, 2013 - New England-based HP Hood recently selected 16 fuel-saving Precedent™ C-600 units fitted with the exclusive energy saving Smart Power Prep Package electric standby option from Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand. ...READ MORE

  • Nov 18, 2013

    Thermo King Offers Industry's Longest Auxiliary Power Unit Maintenance Interval

    Bloomington, Minn., Nov. 18, 2013 - The TriPac™ Evolution from Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, now offers a 2,000-hour maintenance interval, the longest interval available in the industry for an auxiliary power unit (APU). The extended maintenance interval reduces the cost of ownership, aligns with tractor maintenance cycles and reduces environmental impact by lowering waste. ...READ MORE

  • Nov 14, 2013

    Thermo King Launches Game-Changing Precedent™ Temperature Control Platform for Rail, Setting New Industry Standards

    Bloomington, Minn., Nov. 14, 2013 - Thermo King is launching the Precedent™, a new rail-ready temperature control platform, built from the ground up to deliver double-digit fuel savings, best-in-class performance and lower life cycle costs, while providing regulatory compliance and peace of mind for intermodal shippers. ...READ MORE

  • Nov 14, 2013

    Thermo King Introduces New PIEK-Certified Refrigeration Unit for Quiet Distribution

    Brussels, Belgium, 14 November, 2013 -Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, breaks new ground in the temperature controlled distribution sector with the launch of the quiet PIEK certified[1] SLXe-300 Whisper Pro trailer unit. ...READ MORE

  • Nov 12, 2013

    Thermo King Showcases Innovative Solutions for Urban Distribution at Solutrans

    Brussels, Belgium, 12 November, 2013 -The key requirement for transporters operating in an urban environment is that their refrigeration units meet strict noise regulations while providing high energy efficiency and optimal cooling performance. ...READ MORE

  • Oct 21, 2013

    Mediplus Selects Thermo King to Provide Stable and Secure Temperature-Controlled Environment for Transportation Fleet

    Brussels, Belgium, 21 October, 2013 - Mediplus, a leading distributor of pharmaceutical and para-pharmaceutical products in Romania, collaborates with Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, to equip its new fleet of 145 refrigerated vans with sustainable cooling solutions for stable and secure temperature-controlled transport. ...READ MORE

  • Oct 17, 2013

    Thermo King Features Reliable, Compact and Affordable StudentAIRE™ Bus HVAC Solutions at National Association for Pupil Transportation 2013 Summit

    Bloomington, Minn., Oct. 17, 2013 - Thermo King showcases a line of reliable, compact and affordable StudentAIRE™ heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) solutions for school bus operators, manufacturers and dealers at the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) annual summit, held Oct. 19-24 in Grand Rapids, Mich. ...READ MORE

  • Oct 14, 2013

    Thermo King Showcases New Customer-Driven Solutions at Busworld Kortrijk 2013

    Brussels, Belgium, 14 October, 2013 - Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, will showcase industry-leading, customer-driven solutions at Busworld Kortrijk 2013 on October 18-23 in Kortrijk, Belgium. ...READ MORE

  • Oct 10, 2013

    Thermo King Showcases Solutions that Help Customers Comply with New Food Safety and Cargo Quality Requirements

    Bloomington, Minn., Oct. 10, 2013 - Thermo King features reliable, high-performance solutions that help customers comply with new food safety and cargo quality requirements at the 2013 Distribution Solutions Conference held Oct. 14-16 in Orlando, Fla. ...READ MORE

  • Oct 09, 2013

    Thermo King Athenia Bus Air-Conditioning Modules Optimize Operational Efficiency and Increase Sustainability

    Brussels, Belgium, 9 October, 2013 - Current and upcoming market trends, such as a shift to alternative fuels, as well as increasingly stringent environmental regulations, are pushing transit agencies to run their bus fleets ‘greener’ and more efficiently. At the same time, a comfortable environment must be maintained throughout the vehicle for passengers and drivers. ...READ MORE

  • Oct 07, 2013

    Tesco on the Road to Fulfill its Environmental Goals With the Help of Thermo King Truck and Trailer Solutions

    Brussels, Belgium, October 07, 2013 - Tesco, the UK's largest retailer and one of the world's leading international retailers, is in the process of replacing its truck and trailer fleet with quiet and environmentally responsible solutions from Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand. ...READ MORE

  • Sep 30, 2013

    Green Fleet Conference Attendees Gain Idle Reduction Best Practices from Thermo King

    Bloomington, Minn., Sept. 30, 2013 —A typical line haul fleet can spend up to 50 percent of its time idling each year. ...READ MORE

  • Sep 26, 2013

    New Thermo King Athenia AMII Offers Lower Fuel Costs and Significantly Increased Reliability

    Bloomington, Minn., Sept. 26, 2013 - The new Thermo King Athenia AM platform, the Athenia AMII Series, enables transit equipment managers, operators and engineers to cut fuel costs and improve reliability by 50 percent. ...READ MORE

  • Sep 24, 2013

    Mckinney Trailer Expands Fleet Capabilities with Thermo King Solutions that Enable Real-Time Fleet Monitoring

    Bloomington, Minn., Sept. 24, 2013 – Mckinney Trailer Rentals, a regional rental and leasing company based in Pico Rivera, California, now offers its customers state-of-the-art transport refrigeration units (TRUs) and real-time fleet management capabilities with 56 new Thermo King Precedent™ units and Tracking™ Telematics solutions. Thermo King is a manufacturer of transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand. ...READ MORE

  • Sep 18, 2013

    MARTA Leaders Select Highly Efficient Thermo King Solutions for New Coach & Equipment Shuttle Buses

    Bloomington, Minn., Sept. 18, 2013 —The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) recently awarded a bid for 93 paratransit shuttle buses featuring Thermo King solutions to Coach & Equipment, a small-bus manufacturer based in Penn Yan, N.Y. ...READ MORE

  • Sep 10, 2013

    Thermo King TracKing™ Telematics Solution Integrates with Add On Systems

    MINNEAPOLIS Sept. 10, 2013 - Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications and a brand ofIngersoll Rand, and Add On Systems (AOS), Inc., a leading provider of AS400/ iSeries software for the truckload carrier market, recently introduced the integration of Thermo King TracKingTM Telematics system with AOS' iSeries software.The combined solution increases operational efficiency, fleet up-time and improves on-time delivery. ...READ MORE

  • Aug 29, 2013

    Thermo King Introduces PharmaSolutions, a Comprehensive Offering Dedicated Exclusively to the Pharmaceuticals Industry

    Brussels, Belgium, 29 August, 2013 - A stable and secure temperature-controlled environment is crucial when transporting pharmaceutical products and for ensuring their efficacy. Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, addresses the needs and expectations of the pharmaceutical industry with its new comprehensive PharmaSolutions offering. ...READ MORE

  • Aug 21, 2013

    San Fernando Selects New Thermo King Units to Increase Energy Efficiency, Reliability and Lower Lifecycle Costs

    Lima, Perú, Aug. 21, 2013 -- San Fernando, a large Lima, Perú -based poultry producer, has selected 74 Thermo King refrigeration units to replace half the units in their aging transportation fleet. San Fernando is also the first company in Latin America to add new Thermo King ColdCube™ flexible and portable containers for freezing and cooling applications to its operations. ...READ MORE

  • Jul 30, 2013

    Sheetz Inc. Gets Impressive Results from Innovative Thermo King Multi-Temperature Sprinter Delivery Fleet

    Claysburg, Pa. July 30, 2013 - A customized delivery fleet of 52 Thermo King multi-temperature Sprinter vans is saving Sheetz Inc., an Altoona, Pa.-based, family-owned convenience restaurant chain operation, more than 148,000 gallons of diesel fuel annually compared to conventional box delivery solutions. ...READ MORE

  • Jul 04, 2013

    New Generation of Thermo King CryoTech Range Delivers Improved Performance and Advanced Fleet Management Capabilities

    Brussels, Belgium, 04 July, 2013 - Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, introduces the new CryoTech range with the class-leading Thermo King SR-3 CryoTech controller. ...READ MORE

  • Jul 01, 2013

    Demonstrated Reliability and Performance Drive BC Transit to Select Thermo King Solutions

    Bloomington, Minn., July 1, 2013 - BC Transit which provides public transportation for the Province of British Columbia Canada, (excluding Greater Vancouver), has installed 122 high-efficiency Thermo King heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems on its new light duty bus fleet. ...READ MORE

  • Jun 25, 2013

    Thermo King CryoTech Range Selected as One of World's Top 100 Leading Sustainable Solutions

    Brussels, Belgium, June 25, 2013 - Sustainia100, the new sustainability guide launched earlier this month which identifies the world's most innovative sustainable solutions, features the Thermo King CryoTech Range as one of its top 100 selected solutions. ...READ MORE

  • Jun 24, 2013

    Readers Recognise Thermo King as Best Brand for Record-Breaking Ninth Consecutive Year

    Brussels, Belgium, 24 June, 2013 - Readers at three German trade magazines have recognised Thermo King as the top brand in the cooling units category for the ninth consecutive year. Thermo King again proved the readers' top choice in the 2013 annual “Best Brands” poll of readers conducted by DEKRA, based in Stuttgart, Germany. ...READ MORE

  • Jun 17, 2013

    Thermo King and Envirotainer Celebrate the Shipment of 1000th Air100-RKN e1 Refrigeration Unit

    State-of-the-art, active temperature-controlled air transport container for pharmaceutical industry sets new milestones ...READ MORE

  • Jun 11, 2013

    New Version of Thermo King Professor Kool Training Tools Help Fleet Operators and Drivers Optimize Performance

    Brussels, Belgium, 11 June, 2013 - Refrigerated transport focuses on supplying safe, high-quality perishable produce. While protecting cargo remains the main priority for the transport industry, fleet operators and drivers face economic challenges and high fuel prices. Fleet operators can use industry best practices to enable their refrigerated transport fleets to achieve higher levels of performance with lower total cost of ownership. ...READ MORE

  • May 24, 2013

    Thermo King Leader Discusses Best Practices for Rail Carriages at Third Annual Modern Railways Conference in Singapore

    Attendees will learn about acquiring temperature control system solutions for rail carriages to deliver reliable, efficient and clean operations ...READ MORE

  • May 22, 2013

    Thermo King Celebrates 2012 Dealer Award Winners

    Brussels, Belgium, 22 May, 2013 - Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, honored leading 2012 dealers at its recent dealer conference held in Greece. The company recognized dealers within the Europe, Middle East and Africa region for their 2012 achievements and in addition celebrated a company milestone. ...READ MORE

  • Apr 15, 2013

    New Thermo King Rail Maintenance Facility Opens in Suburban Melbourne, Australia

    Melbourne, Australia, April 15, 2013 - A new rail maintenance facility was recently opened by Thermo King Rail Australia, official dealer of Thermo King for rail heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) products and services. This new facility near Melbourne, Australia, aims to meet the current and future needs of the tram, rail and locomotive industries. ...READ MORE

  • Apr 09, 2013

    Thermo King Mobile ColdCube™ Containers Provide Precise Temperature Control and Easy Transport

    Brussels, Belgium, 9 April, 2013 -New ColdCube™ containers from Thermo King provide powerful mobile cooling and freezing solutions that can be easily moved between different field applications. These lightweight, durable, flexible solutions can be loaded relatively quickly into a standard van or truck and powered by the vehicle battery, or once unloaded, the containers can be plugged into a standard wall outlet for continuous cooling. ...READ MORE

  • Mar 21, 2013

    Thermo King Celebrates 75 Years of Customer-Driven Innovation with Launch of TriPac™ Evolution and Truck T-80 Series at MATS

    Company's new solutions help customers meet regulatory changes and increase fuel efficiency ...READ MORE

  • Mar 01, 2013

    Thermo King Unveils New Customer-Driven Solutions at IAA

    Thermo King introduced innovative new products and solutions at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hanover, Germany, responding to customer needs by driving energy and operational efficiency while providing precise, low-noise temperature control. ...READ MORE

  • Dec 10, 2012

    D&D Sexton Significantly Reduces Idle Time and Fuel Costs with Innovative Solutions

    Carthage, Mo., Dec. 10, 2012 - Leaders at D&D Sexton, one of the Midwest�s largest refrigerated carriers, are implementing innovative, environmentally responsible solutions that reduce idle time, save fuel and increase overall energy and operational efficiency. ...READ MORE

  • Nov 22, 2012

    Thermo King Introduces Its Most Advanced Genset Platform Which Exceeds Compliance Requirements

    Brussels, Belgium, November 22, 2012 -Thermo King, a manufacturer of temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, is launching its most advanced generator set (genset) platform ever. This customer-driven solution provides reliable performance, fuel-efficiency, low cost of ownership, and best-in-class performance while exceeding the toughest environmental regulations in place today, delivering �Compliancy Plus. ...READ MORE

  • Nov 20, 2012

    New Range of Thermo King SLXe Trailer Refrigeration Units Wins Innovation Award

    Brussels, Belgium, November 20, 2012 - Transport professionals recently honored the newly launched Thermo King SLXe range of transport refrigeration units with the inaugural Grand Prix award for Best Innovation in Transport and Logistics. ...READ MORE

  • Nov 15, 2012

    Thermo King recognizes STAF with Energy Efficiency Leader Award

    STAF believes in the future of cryogenics to optimize the cold chain, Thermo King provides the low noise and low-emissions transport refrigeration solution that meets forthcoming regulations ...READ MORE

  • Oct 15, 2012

    Coop Logistik AB Redesigns Transport Logistics to Increase Sustainability, Significantly Reducing CO2 Emissions

    Gothenburg, 15 October, 2012 - Leaders at Coop Logistik AB, which distributes fresh and frozen products to Coop stores throughout Sweden, expect to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions as much as 6,700 tons per year after creating a more cost effective supply chain that provides greater control over ingoing and outgoing transport while increasing sustainability and reducing fuel consumption. ...READ MORE

  • Sep 20, 2012

    New Thermo King Athenia Bus Air Conditioning Modules Provide Increased Energy and Operational Efficiency and Sustainability

    Brussels, Belgium, 20 September, 2012 - Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, is launching a new Athenia™ range of bus air conditioning modules that save energy, lower costs and increase sustainability, and can be used on all drive trains. ...READ MORE

  • Sep 20, 2012

    Thermo King Zero Emissions Trailer Unit Optimizes Power Management and Minimizes Energy Consumption

    All-electric trailer refrigeration unit provides energy-efficient, sustainable transport for fresh and frozen applications ...READ MORE

  • Sep 20, 2012

    Thermo King Unveiling New Customer-Driven Solutions at IAA

    Brussels, Belgium, 20 September, 2012 - Thermo King is launching innovative new solutions at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show on 20-27 September in Hanover, Germany, which respond to customer needs by driving energy and operational efficiency while providing precise, low-noise temperature control. ...READ MORE

  • Sep 20, 2012

    New Range of Thermo King Road Transport Refrigeration Units Offer Even Greater Industry - Leading Fuel Efficiency

    New Range of Thermo King Road Transport Refrigeration Units Offer Even Greater Industry-Leading Fuel Efficiency ...READ MORE

  • Aug 08, 2012

    Thermo King Launches Precedent, a Game-Changing Temperature Control Trailer Platform That Will Set New Industry Standards

    Bloomington, Minn., Aug. 8, 2012 — Thermo King is launching the Precedent ™ , a new trailer temperature control platform, built from the ground up to deliver double-digit fuel savings, best-in-class performance and lower life cycle costs, while providing regulatory compliance and peace of mind for trailer owners and operators. ...READ MORE

  • May 21, 2012

    Microchannel Coils Increase Efficiency and Lower Lifecycle Costs on Industry Leading Thermo King SB and Spectrum Series Units

    Bloomington, Minn., May 21, 2012 - Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, now offers sustainable microchannel coils as a standard feature on its industry leading SB and Spectrum series single and multi-temperature platform trailer refrigeration units. ...READ MORE

  • Mar 21, 2012

    Thermo King Launching New Solutions at Mid-America Trucking Show That Drive Energy and Operational Efficiency

    One of nation's only transit systems featuring 100 percent electric heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems on its hybrid buses ...READ MORE

  • Mar 12, 2012

    Gardena, Calif., Makes Buses 8 Percent More Fuel Efficient Using Electric HVAC

    - One of nation's only transit systems featuring 100 percent electric heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems on its hybrid buses - ...READ MORE

  • Feb 01, 2012

    Thermo King Undermount Truck Solutions for Straight Trucks and Drawbar Trailers Save Fuel and Increase Refrigeration Capacity and Sustainability

    Lighter and more compact units offer best-in-class efficiency and performance One of nation's only transit systems featuring 100 percent electric heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems on its hybrid buses ...READ MORE

  • Oct 17, 2011

    Thermo King Hosts Galway Event to Drive Efficiency in Transportation

    Event at Thermo King plant in Galway will recognise customer achievements, offer industry insights and showcase innovation ...READ MORE

  • Oct 03, 2011

    New Light Rail and Bus Solutions from Thermo King Improve Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

    Thermo King launching new solutions and addressing best practices for reducing HVAC energy consumption at American Public Transportation Association Expo ...READ MORE

  • Sep 09, 2011

    New Thermo King TracKing Solution Offers More Features, Greater Savings

    Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, recently launched the next generation of TracKing, its fleet management system, across Europe. The updated TracKing solution can improve transport energy and operational efficiency and sustainability by saving fuel, reducing maintenance and increasing load protection. ...READ MORE

  • Jun 29, 2011

    Marten Transport Earns Thermo King Energy Efficiency Leader Award for Reducing Refrigeration Hours by 10 Percent

    Bloomington, Minn., June 29, 2011 - Marten Transport, which specializes in protective service transportation of foods, chemicals and other products, has combined customer feedback, common sense solutions and innovative systems to incorporate improvements expected to lower refrigeration hours by 10 percent, reduce idle time to 2 percent and save millions of gallons of fuel. ...READ MORE

  • Jun 28, 2011

    Readers Poll Recognizes Thermo King as Best Brand for Record-Breaking Seventh Consecutive Year

    June 28, 2011 - Readers of three German trade magazines have again recognized Thermo King as the top brand in the refrigeration units category in the 2011 annual "Best Brands" readers poll conducted by DEKRA, based in Stuttgart, Germany. ...READ MORE

  • Jun 23, 2011

    ASKO Increases Operational and Energy Efficiency with Innovative Transport Solution

    Thermo King presented ASKO with first European "Energy Efficiency Leader Award" ...READ MORE

  • Jun 15, 2011

    Thermo King to Open First of Eight CryoTech Fill Stations in Netherlands

    Patented cooling technology increases efficiency, lowers maintenance and reduces environmental impact ...READ MORE

  • May 31, 2011

    Thermo King Launches V700 Max Spectrum

    The most powerful multi temperature refrigeration unit on the market ...READ MORE

  • Mar 30, 2011

    Revolutionary Thermo King SB-30 Series Enhancements Respond to Customer Requests for Increased Uptime and Operational Efficiency

    Exclusive solutions can reduce fuel and maintenance costs and greatly increase in-service ...READ MORE

  • Mar 30, 2011

    Exclusive Thermo King Electronic Throttling Valve Saves Fuel, Maintains Temperature and Reduces Maintenance

    Industry-leading solution saves up to 30 percent in fuel ...READ MORE

  • Mar 30, 2011

    Thermo King Introduces Precise Temperature Control Unit for Larger Vans

    Louisville, Ky., March 30, 2011 - In response to customers requesting more temperature management options for the growing larger commercial van segment, Thermo King will soon introduce innovative roofline application cooling solutions offering capacities 50 percent greater than similar units now available. J.D. Power expects the market for light commercial vehicles such as the Sprinter to grow 7 percent in 2011. ...READ MORE

  • Mar 04, 2011

    Dole 'Plus-Sizes' its Reefer Fleet with Energy Efficiency and Power Savings

    More than 2,000 Thermo King MAGNUM PLUS® units added in 2010 ...READ MORE

  • Mar 02, 2011

    Miami-Dade Transit Expects Electrification to Increase Fuel Efficiency by 25 Percent

    Agency will receive Thermo King Energy Efficiency Leader Award ...READ MORE

  • Jan 02, 2011

    Thermo King Launches new TRUCK Platform T-Series

    April 26th, 2010 - Having set new standards of economy and performance in trailer temperature control with the introduction of the SLX range, the market leader has announced its intention to shake up the refrigerated truck business as well. ...READ MORE

  • Dec 06, 2010

    C.R. England Increases Operational Efficiency with Innovative Solutions

    Salt Lake City, Utah, Dec. 6, 2010 - While trucking companies nationwide grapple with high fuel costs, increased regulations and other challenges, leaders at C.R. England, the world's largest refrigerated carrier, have distinguished themselves with their commitment to sustainability and innovation. ...READ MORE

  • Nov 22, 2010

    Thermo King Introduces Fuel Efficient Solutions that Help Reduce Operational Costs for Unattended Rail Services

    Rail Ready solutions for boxcar and intermodal with options for additional battery life and telematics to remotely monitor and track units unveiled at 28th Annual Intermodal Association of North America Expo ...READ MORE

  • Nov 02, 2010

    Frederick McKinley Jones - MST Hall of Fame Award

    The late Fredrick McKinley Jones is publicly recognized for his innovative contributions to the state of Minnesota and the world through advancements in portable refrigeration systems Bloomington, Minn., Nov. 1, 2010 The invention of portable refrigeration systems for the transportation industry revolutionized the food industry into a multibillion-dollar annual market, improved food safety and quality and forever changed the eating habits of the world. ...READ MORE

  • Oct 19, 2010

    Thermo King Develops Transportation Solutions

    Bloomington, Minn., Oct. 19, 2010 Thermo King transportation customers are asking for help to get ahead of industry trends such as meeting new regulatory requirements and increasing efficiency practices. ...READ MORE

  • Oct 04, 2010

    Thermo King to launch innovative new Low noise SLX

    September 21th, 2010 -Thermo King, the market leader in refrigerated transport solutions, has announced it will launch its innovative new trailer, the SLX "Whisper PIEK certified", at the International Motor Show (IAA) Show in Hanover, Germany in September. ...READ MORE

  • Oct 04, 2010

    Thermo King is changing the Game With new Climate Control Technology for Shuttle and School Buses

    Chicago, Sept. 29, 2010 - School and shuttle bus owners and operators asked. Thermo King delivered a new patent-pending, efficient heating and cooling system. The modular unit is designed to address industry challenges - the need for integrated design, easier accessibility for regular maintenance and uniform air flow. ...READ MORE

  • Sep 21, 2010

    Innovative Solution Customizes Delivery Vans to Help Edible Arrangements Go Green

    All-Electric Cooling Units Expected to Save an Average of 27 Percent of Fuel Used Per Van Over a Traditional Cargo Vehicle ...READ MORE

  • Jun 29, 2010

    Fairway Transit Realizes Significant Fuel Savings with Thermo King's TriPac APU

    Nationwide bulk commodity carrier Fairway Transit Inc. of Pewaukee, Wisconsin, has been using Thermo Kings TriPac Hybrid Auxiliary Idle Reduction and Temperature Management System since August 2006.It was a great time to start integrating APUs for us as the state of Wisconsin was offering a partial reimbursement to trucking companies willing to adopt the emission-saving technology, said Pauline Jaske, president of family-owned Fairway Transit. ...READ MORE

  • Jun 29, 2010

    BioStorage Technologies, Inc. and PACE Airfreight Team Up with Thermo King

    Osiris is the name given to a new, unique transportation system designed to handle often priceless biomaterials and pharmaceuticals for industry-leading, Indianapolis-based BioStorage Technologies, Inc. (BST). While many know OSIRIS to be the Greek God of the afterlife, in this case, it is actually the BST acronym for Overland Sample Inventory Relocation and Intelligent Shipping™. OSIRIS is the brainchild of a collaborative effort between BST, PACE Airfreight (PACE) of Plainfield, Indiana and a team of transport industry specialists including Mike Frewer of Thermo King of Indiana. The vehicle represents an innovative approach to sample management logistics. ...READ MORE

  • Jun 21, 2010

    Dean Foods and Thermo King introduce Advanced Eco-Friendly technology

    DALLAS, June 21, 2010 Dean Foods (NYSE: DF), the nation's largest dairy processor and owner of one of the largest refrigerated direct-store delivery distribution networks in the food and beverage industry, today unveiled a delivery vehicle equipped with a new prototype truck refrigeration system developed by Thermo King, the leader in temperature and climate control products for the transportation industry. This advanced, cost-efficient and environmentally-sustainable truck refrigeration system significantly reduces the emissions associated with traditional diesel-powered transport refrigeration. ...READ MORE

  • May 24, 2010

    Thermo King's TriPace Electric APU Receives SmartWay Verification

    Minneapolis, May 24, 2010 - Thermo King Corporation is excited to announce that the TriPace™, the all-new electric auxiliary idle reduction and temperature management system, has received verification from the Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay Verified Technologies program, which recognizes products that reduce emissions, save fuel and deliver other benefits related to environmental sustainability. Thermo King's engine-based auxiliary power unit (APU), the TriPac™ system, has also been verified by SmartWay. ...READ MORE

  • May 05, 2010

    Thermo King Launches Two New T-Series Truck Units with Reciprocating Compressors

    Minneapolis, May 4, 2010 - Thermo King announced today the launch of the latest units in the all-new T-Series line of temperature control units for straight trucks: the T-600R and the T-800R. These new units feature Thermo King proven reciprocating compressor technology, which delivers several key customer benefits such as efficient operation and field-repairable design. T-Series units also include increased capacity over previous models, industry leading high ambient temperature operation and the TSR-2 control system with its leading diagnostic capabilities. ...READ MORE

  • May 03, 2010

    NAVESUR S.A. Becomes One of Thermo King's Most Recent Genset Customers

    Belgium (April 26, 2010) - Guayaquil, Ecuador-based NAVESUR S.A. became one of Thermo King's newest customers in late 2009 when the company added 20 Thermo King SGCO-3000 clip-on genset units to its fleet. "We are happy with the genset's performance and fuel savings," said Jose Antonio Gomes, CEO of NAVESUR. "These gensets are, by far, the best in the industry." ...READ MORE

  • Apr 19, 2010

    Korea's Hanjin Shipping Chooses Thermo King's MAGNUM® to Help Support its World-Class Services

    Belgium (February 16, 2010) - Beginning as Hanjin Container Lines Ltd. in 1977, Hanjin Shipping Co., Ltd. was born in 1988 after a merger with Korea Shipping Corp. Today, Hanjin Shipping is Korea's largest carrier operating some 60 liner and tramper services around the globe transporting over 100 million tons of cargo annually. The company is a member of the Hanjin Group and has several subsidiaries and affiliates and a global business network with 4 regional headquarters, 200 overseas branch offices, and 30 local corporations. Hanjin Shipping's world-class logistics network includes 12 dedicated terminals in Rotterdam, Long Beach, Tokyo, Kaohsiung, and Busan, among others, and 7 inland logistic bases in such locations as Shanghai, Qingdao, Port Kelang and Busan New Port. A newly opened ship repair yard in China provides efficient repair services for Hanjin's own vessels, as well as other carriers. Quality equipment, seamless logistics and industry partnerships are all reasons Hanjin Shipping has become a premier total logistics service provider respected by the global community. ...READ MORE

  • Apr 19, 2010

    Thermo King Gensets Working Hard in Asia; FSTA Trucking Adds 24 to its Growing Fleet

    Belgium (April 1, 2010) - From inland trucking from farm to warehouse for processing and sorting, to warehouse to terminal, Thermo King gensets and reefers are showcasing technological benefits and offering reliability in often challenging environments throughout Asia. In the process, the gensets and reefers have successfully proven how perfectly they complement each other to meet end-user needs. Davao in the Philippines is the major Asian shipping location, with bananas making up the majority of product shipped. Local company FSTA Trucking is one reason Thermo King gensets serving the area has grown exponentially since 2008. ...READ MORE

  • Apr 19, 2010

    RailRunner™ Chooses Thermo King's SGSM 3000 Genset for New 40-foot Reefer Chassis

    Belgium (April 12, 2010) - North America-based RailRunner™, N.A., Inc., a developer and marketer of advanced container-based intermodal transport systems, recently launched the Model ReeferPro™ 100 chassis for temperature-controlled ISO containers. A key feature of the new product is Thermo King's SGSM 3000 genset with the EcoPower Plus option, which provides up to a six day power supply with its 100 gallon fuel tank. ...READ MORE

  • Mar 25, 2010

    Thermo King Chosen by Edible Arrangements to Cool New Fuel-Efficient Delivery Trucks

    Edible Arrangements has selected Thermo King to supply refrigeration units for Edible Arrangements' growing fleet of new, high-efficiency delivery vehicles. ...READ MORE