SB-200/SB-300 Transport Refrigeration Unit

Client: Ingersoll-Rand Co.

While tractor trailers became sleeker and more stylized, Thermo King's refrigerator unit was stuck in the design slow lane. This complete facelift dared to tamper with the rectangular-grid grill that had become Thermo King's trademark over the past 50 years. The resulting streamlined and organic design minimizes directional noise and maximizes visual impact. Gas springs and a slam-action latch were also introduced.

Contacts: Tom Flanagan, IDSA,
Thermo King Corp.

Designers: Thermo King Corp.