Global News and Events

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

- More than 2,000 Thermo King MAGNUM PLUS® units added in 2010 -

Dateline, March 4, 2011 — The unit weight, temperature pull-down performance and power savings of Thermo King’s MAGNUM® reefer with scroll compressor technology has enhanced Dole’s green efforts since 2005. To further increase energy efficiencies in the face of high fuel costs, the world’s largest producer of fresh fruit products added 2,245 MAGNUM PLUS® reefers to its fleet last year.

 

With these new container refrigeration units from Thermo King, a brand of Ingersoll Rand, Dole is running more than 6,000 Thermo King reefers in its fleet today.

 

Introduced in late 2009, the MAGNUM PLUS is the next generation of innovative scroll reefer technology available from Thermo King.


Dixon International is one of the leading temperature controlled transport company in Ireland. Established in 1979, this family run business specializes in national and international providing competitive haulage service to destinations throughout Europe and the UK. Dixon International was awarded International Haulier of the Year 2012, 2013 and 2014 but has also been award overall Irish Haulier of the year 2014 at the Fleet Transport Awards. The company's impressive fleet consists of more than 120 trucks and 170 trailers of which 95% are refrigerated and fitted with Thermo King Units. As a result of the diverse selection of trucks and trailers, the company can transport everything from life science pharmaceuticals and foodstuffs to machinery and from hazardous goods to furniture. http://www.dixontransport.com

 

About Ingersoll Rand and Thermo King
Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) advances the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands - including Club Car®, Ingersoll Rand®, Thermo King® and Trane® - work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. Thermo King Corp. was founded in 1938 and manufactures transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications, including trailers, truck bodies, buses, shipboard containers and railway cars. We are a global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. For more information, visit ingersollrand.com or thermoking.com.


established in 1993. For more information, visit http://www.addonsystems.com/.

 

About Ingersoll Rand and Thermo King

Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) advances the quality of life by creating and sustaining safe, comfortable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands�including Club Car�, Ingersoll Rand�, Schlage�,Thermo King� and Trane� �work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings, transport and protect food and perishables, secure homes and commercial properties, and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. Thermo King manufactures transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications, including trailers, truck bodies, buses, shipboard containers and railway cars. Ingersoll Rand is a $14 billion global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. For more information, visit ingersollrand.com or thermoking.com.

 

Thermo King Corporation, a business unit of diversified industrial firm Ingersoll Rand Company Limited, was founded in 1938 and manufactures transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications, including trailers, truck bodies, buses, shipboard containers and railway cars. The company operates 10 manufacturing facilities and 17 parts distribution centers worldwide. Sales and service is provided by a global dealer network of 865 independently owned companies in 75 countries.

 

Contact:
Pietro SONZA REORDA, Thermo King
+33450204352
Pietro SONZA REORDA