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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

Carrier Transicold introduces DataLink 2 recorder for refrigerated haulers

Carrier Transicold has introduced the DataLink 2 recorder, which the company says is geared toward refrigerated haulers who require independent verification of temperatures inside trucks and trailers or immediate documentation for receivers. For single-temperature or multi-temperature applications, the DataLink 2 system uses up to three independent temperature sensors, providing an added layer of verification beyond the

Fuel savings with APUs

What makes auxiliary power units (APUs) such a good investment today? Bill Gordon, division president of Bergstrom Parts LLC, says that the primary reasons are “fuel savings and less wear on the engine as a result of reduced idling. The fuel savings associated with reduced idling are significant. Omnitracs released a whitepaper recently that quantified

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Carrier Transicold alternator-driven refrigeration unit now available

Carrier Transicold has released the Neos 100S alternator-driven electric refrigeration unit, which according to the company is ideal for florists, grocers and other businesses that use small refrigerated trucks and delivery vans. Unlike a conventional direct-drive refrigeration unit with a belt-driven compressor mounted to the vehicle engine, the Neos 100S unit uses the vehicle’s alternator to