Press Release 

Thermo King Recognized as the Best Brand by Readers of German Trade Magazines

26th June 2017

Brussels, June 26, 2017 – Thermo King®, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, has been voted the “Best Brand” in the “Refrigeration Units” category for the record breaking 13th consecutive year by readers of the reputable German trade magazines: lastauto omnibus, trans aktuell and FERNFAHRER.

Thermo King continuously tops the readers’ rating since 2005 when the survey was extended from the truck and bus industry to include markets supplying commercial vehicles. Jorge Estelle Caro, regional director of Central and Northern Europe at Thermo King, joined the other winners on stage to thank the voters for this recognition.

“It is a true honour to be selected Best Brand for so many years and by such a renowned audience. We take pride in being in a unique position to offer our customers a full portfolio of diesel, hybrid and zero-emission liquid carbon dioxide CryoTech units and all-electric solutions to suit all transport refrigeration needs from truck, trailer to home delivery vans applications,” Caro said. “We’re not only delivering the industry’s best and widest transport refrigeration solutions, but also providing exceptional services to our customers helping them meet the real-world operational, environmental and emissions demands the transport refrigeration market is facing today.”

Thermo King has a nationwide sales and service network in Germany, comprised of five authorised dealers and 71 authorised service centres. Through its unique network of qualified CERTI-TECH technicians, Thermo King remains always close to its customers providing the product support they expect, as well as training, advice and assistance to end-users in optimizing their operations.

The annual Best Brand readers poll is organized by DEKRA, one of the world’s leading expert organizations and three German trade magazines: lastauto omnibus, trans aktuell and FERNFAHRER that gather responses from thousands of their readers representing commercial vehicle professionals.