October 21, 2010

Thermo King event highlights efficiency, sustainability

At an event in Bloomington, Ind., Wednesday, representatives of Thermo King shared information about how the company is helping customers meet new regulatory requirements and increase efficiency practices.

The event, "Destination: Driving Efficiency in Transportation," highlighted Thermo King's solutions to help customers navigate industry challenges, increase revenue and support sustainability, according to the company.

Event topics included industry and regulatory trends, innovations to improve energy and operational efficiency and cost of ownership challenges facing transporters. Guests also toured the company's state-of-the art Frederick McKinley Jones Research and Development Center.

Four key Thermo King end users — D&D Sexton Inc. (Carthage, Mo.); Marten Transport Ltd., (Mondovi, Wis.); Metro Transit (St. Paul, Minn.); and New Flyer (Winnipeg, Manitoba) — described how they are meeting industry challenges.

The event also included a "Thermo King Innovation Showcase" featuring trucks, trailers, auxiliary power units, buses, smart products, and aftermarket parts and accessories.

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