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Carrier Transicold of Detroit, RETO named Dealer of the Year by Carrier Transicold

Carrier Transicold of Detroit and Refrigeración Especializada para el Transporte de Occidente (RETO) were named dealers of the year for North America and Latin America, respectively, at the annual meeting of Carrier Transicold’s Truck/Trailer/Rail Americas dealers. Carrier Transicold recognized the 2018 performance by its North America and Latin America dealers, reflected in a record 149

Fighting moisture intrusion in refrigerated trailers

“Moisture intrusion in refrigerated trailers impacts thermal performance through the degradation of insulating foam quality, increases in thermal conductivity and potential weight gain,” says Chris Lee, vice president of engineering at Great Dane Trailers. “Outgassing, in particular, causes moisture intrusion into foam cells, degrading the insulation’s value and leading to as much as a 30%

Carrier Transicold releases ComfortPro electric APU

Carrier Transicold has introduced the new ComfortPro electric auxiliary power unit (APU). According to Carrier Transicold, the new APU provides quiet, emissions-free truck cab cooling while delivering one of the longest run-times in a battery-powered APU. The company also touts reduced service with an APU, with few moving parts and no engine-related maintenance. The ComfortPro electric APU

Carrier Transicold helps Arizona Food Bank with refrigeration unit contribution

Carrier Transicold recently lent a hand to the Yuma Community Food Bank’s “War on Hunger” in southwest Arizona with the gift of an X4TM Series Model 7300 trailer refrigeration unit. The refrigeration unit will be used to transport and cool fruits, vegetables and other food products, and was provided through a grant from Carrier Transicold’s

Carrier Transicold upgrades ComfortPro APUs with longer service interval

Carrier Transicold has released upgrades in its new generation of ComfortPro diesel-powered auxiliary power units (APUs) from Carrier Transicold. The latest generation of ComfortPro diesel-powered auxiliary power units (APUs) from Carrier Transicold includes upgrades that improve reliability, reduce maintenance and double the length of the service interval. Among the latest enhancements are a new automotive-style multi-V

Carrier Transicold Solara heating unit now features APX control system

Carrier Transicold announced that its Solara heating unit now features the APX control system, providing improved functionality. Using a Z482 two-cylinder diesel engine, compliant with the Environmental Protection Agency’s Tier 4 standard, the Solara unit can generate 50,000 BTU/hour of heating at 0 degrees Fahrenheit ambient to protect against the freezing of sensitive commodities such

Carrier Transicold gives out its Dealer of the Year awards

Carrier Transicold has given out its Dealer of the Year awards. Reefer Sales & Service of Brampton, Ontario, was named Dealer of the Year for North America, and Marítima Dominicana (MarDom) of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, was named Dealer of the Year for Latin America.   Reefer Sales & Service of Brampton, Ontario, was named

Temperature control: What you need to know about reefer trailers

The mandated FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) program is a management system in which food safety is addressed through the analysis and control of biological, chemical and physical hazards. It covers everything from raw material production, procurement and handling to manufacturing, distribution and consumption of the finished product.

Carrier Transicold offers engineless truck refrigeration unit

Carrier Transicold announced a new engineless truck refrigeration unit, the 35X. The 35X direct-drive unit provides refrigeration for perishable and frozen cargoes for small- to medium-sized box trucks and large delivery vans, according to the company. “With an attractive modern exterior design, the 35X unit expands our direct-drive product line, offering excellent fresh and frozen

Carrier Transicold to offer new EPA-approved refrigerant

Carrier Transicold will begin offering the new-generation refrigerant R-452A as an alternative for use in its truck and trailer refrigeration systems, following the July 21 announcement that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the refrigerant for transport refrigeration applications. Developed by the refrigerant manufacturing industry to reduce environmental impact, R-452A has a global warming

Keep cool: How fleets carrying refrigerated goods can comply with new temperature laws

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) looms large for fleets that carry refrigerated foods. The new standards were drawn up and passed by the Obama administration in order to proactively reduce the number of foodborne illness incidents in the U.S. FSMA went into effect this past April for larger carriers

Carrier Transicold Cab Command controller redesigned for dashboard mounting

The Cab Command controller for Carrier Transicold’s Supra truck refrigeration units has been redesigned for mounting in the dashboard. According to the company, this will provide greater convenience and versatility for users. “Operators like the Cab Command controller because of its ease of use and functionality,” said Scott Parker, product manager of truck products for