Thermo King Showcases Sustainable Innovation at Solutrans 2021 Show

Thermo King®, a leader in transport temperature control solutions and a brand of Trane Technologies, will be at the Solutrans 2021 show in Lyon, France from 16th to 20th November to premiere technology developments and strategies that lead to sustainable and zero-emission refrigerated transport industry.

“After two extraordinary and challenging years, we are thrilled to be back at Solutrans. Transport refrigeration is changing, and at the exhibition we will present innovation that shows no less but, our vision for the future of the industry,” said Francesco Incalza, president of Thermo King in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). “Building on our leadership and expertise, we have furthered our advancements andwill showcase a portfolio of new technologies that no doubt will accelerate the pace of change and innovation in refrigerated transport.

“By prioritising, investing, and developing sustainable technology, we bring measurable benefits to our customers. While doing so, we strive to improve the quality of life and make our planet a better place. We’re excited to demonstrate this vision at Solutrans, and the solutions that Thermo King is bringing to the market to make it a reality.”

Encompassed with the Thermotech theme, Thermo King’s booth 5 C 010will spotlight the broad offering of sustainable transport refrigeration technologies, including the all-electric portfolio, branded evolve™. The evolve portfolio represents Thermo King’s commitment to offer electric solutions in every cold chain segment in EMEA by 2023.

At Solutrans, Thermo King will show for the first time the new axle-powered technology. Designed to drastically reduce the environmental impact of refrigerated trailers, it incorporates the competences of Thermo King and BPW, two technology leaders for freight transport solutions. This fully integrated system combines Thermo King hybrid or fully electric trailer refrigeration units, BPW’s ePower, an axle-powered energy recovery system, and battery storage technologies developed to create an efficient, autonomously powered trailer refrigeration solution.

Other innovation-driven solutions Thermo King will premiere at Solutrans include: Advancer A-Series trailer systems together with the new Whisper Pro and Hybrid units.

Also there will be fully-electric E-200 refrigeration units with new Thermo King Li-ion battery, which together create a zero-emissions transport refrigeration solution that ensures an unbroken cold chain even while the driver stops for delivery, break or needs to turn off the vehicle for longer.

New electric refrigeration units from Frigoblock for medium to heavy-class rigid trucks featuring fresh design, integrated telematics and extended ambient capabilities for wider operating maps will also be on display.