Press Release 

Thermo King Honoured with the Prestigious ‘Best Brand Award’ from German Trade Magazines

6th July 2018

Brussels, July 4, 2018 –- – Thermo King®, a leader in transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, was voted “Best Brand” in the “Refrigeration Units” category of the ETM Awards for the 14th consecutive year. Readers of reputable German transport and logistics publications FERNFAHRER, lastauto omnibus, trans aktuell and recognized Thermo King for its quality, service, value for money and image.

Jorge Estelle Caro, regional director of Central and Northern Europe at Thermo King and Frigoblock, joined the other winners on stage last month to thank the voters for this exceptional recognition.

“This is a remarkable achievement for us to stay at the top and for so many years and be voted the Best Brand by an audience that works with our solutions every day,” said Jorge. “Since starting the industry in 1938, Thermo King has committed to meeting the needs of its customers and society. We are extremely grateful that voters continue to recognize us as a key brand in the transport solutions industry.”

Ingersoll Rand Transportation Solutions businesses, Thermo King and Frigoblock, offer the widest portfolio of technical solutions for all transport refrigeration applications from trucks and trailers to home delivery vans. Their combined portfolio includes zero-emission, all electric and hybrid solutions and answers current and future demands in areas of sustainability, intelligence and connectivity. This demonstrates the company’s climate commitment and helps customers to meet real-world operational, environmental and emissions demands.

“For 80 years we have been innovating and providing transport refrigeration technologies and sound operating practices to ensure the delivery of safe and quality foods and products in the most efficient and sustainable way,” said Jorge. “We will continue doing so, and thanks to the support and power of our unique, most extensive global network of dealers and service stations in the industry, we will remain close to our customers and their needs.”

The annual ETM Awards readers’ poll is organized by the ETM Verlag publication house together with DEKRA, one of the world’s leading expert organizations. The poll this year gathered responses from almost thirteen thousand readers of FERNFAHRER, lastauto omnibus, trans aktuell and publications.

Thermo King has continuously topped the readers’ rating since 2005, when the survey was extended from the truck and bus industry to include markets supplying commercial vehicles.