New cold chain storage equipment optimizes airport for shipping perishable goods
April 4, 2017
Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport is installing a cold chain facility intended to provide cargo and logistics customers with enhanced opportunities to ship perishable items. Expected to be operational this summer, the state-of-the-art transfer facility will give DFW the ability to precisely control warehousing temperatures for customers shipping pharmaceuticals, flowers, and fresh foods. The facility will be operated by AirLogistix USA.
Over the last few years, there has been a substantial surge in retail stores worldwide
November 21, 2016
The global commercial refrigeration equipment market is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5 percent from 2016 to 2026, reaching an expected value of $45.91 billion by the end of 2026, according to a report by Persistence Market Research.
Provides constant refrigeration capacity, which is ideal for vehicles driven in congested urban areas
September 6, 2016
Florists, grocers and other businesses that use small refrigerated trucks and delivery vans have a new cooling option from Carrier Transicold: the Neos™ 100S alternator-driven electric refrigeration unit.
Orbcomm to develop system according to Carrier Transicold’s requirements
August 22, 2016
Carrier Transicold announced it will offer a customized telematics solution that will deliver advanced capabilities for its transport refrigeration units (TRUs). The new telematics solution will help fleets manage their refrigerated assets by enabling remote refrigeration unit monitoring and control.
Honored for Thermo King truck and trailer refrigeration units, two Trane chillers
July 1, 2016
Ingersoll Rand announced that it received three Product and Project of the Year awards from Environmental Leader at the fifth annual Environmental Leader Conference in Denver. The honored products are part of Ingersoll Rand’s EcoWise™ portfolio.
HVAC giant Daikin is ramping up its offering to customers, as it prepares to integrate its purchase of Italian refrigeration group Zanotti for €98 million. The €1.85 billion firm is looking to offer customers an integrated approach which it believes rivals cannot match.
The first of three natural refrigerant trailer prototypes enter service in the UK
May 12, 2016
UK retailer Sainsbury’s has become the first customer to take delivery of Carrier Transicold’s prototype natural refrigerant trailer unit — a new generation of transport refrigeration system for trailers that operates exclusively with CO2 refrigerant.
Winners selected based on rigorous performance metrics as well as dedication to continuous improvement
January 28, 2016
Carrier Transicold's Athens facility, a leading producer of transport refrigeration equipment for trucks, trailers and rail cars, has been named a 2015 IndustryWeek Best Plant, making it the first transport refrigeration equipment facility ever recognized with this award.
Use of next generation refrigerant reduces GWP by around half compared to current refrigerants
August 4, 2015
Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport refrigeration systems and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, announced that it will begin to offer North American customers new options for trailer and self-powered truck products using lower global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants.
Award allows follow-on development of earlier design work
July 3, 2015
New West Technologies announced that it has been chosen by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to develop a working prototype of an advanced energy storage and power system for refrigerated truck trailers that replaces their traditional diesel-powered systems.
In this issue, we cover ductless products for the commercial market. We also look at alternative refrigerants and trends in R-22 reclamation. Other topics include a summer forecast, business franchises, and more.
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