Carrier Transicold wins Noise Abatement Society’s Quiet Transport Award 18 November 2011

Carrier Transicold has won the John Connell Enterprise in Quiet Transport Award 2011 from the Noise Abatement Society for its latest PIEK-certified refrigeration system, the Vector 1550 City truck refrigeration unit.

The award was presented at a ceremony last week at the Palace of Westminster in London.

This marks the second John Connell Award for Carrier Transicold, which won the innovation category in 2007 for its Vector 1850 City unit.

Carrier Transicold was the first temperature controlled equipment manufacturer in Europe to offer a trailer refrigeration system meeting the PIEK standards, and this latest award comes just eight months after the Vector 1550 City unit's launch. featuring new technology that o

"What makes the Vector 1550 City unit unique is its ability to meet the demanding PIEK legislation without requiring expensive trailer modifications, such as under trailer exhaust systems," explains Justin Grace, managing director, Carrier Transicold UK.

"This makes it a seamless option for trailer manufacturers, particularly those that build their products onto a chassis-less trailer," he adds.

The key difference between the Vector 1550 City unit and a standard Vector 1550 is the integration of a wireless ColdTouch display in the cab, which allows the driver to switch to PIEK mode en route, enabling fleets to benefit from a system optimised for both daytime and night-time use.

Brian Tinham

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