Innovation Practice Group visit to Thermo King

We’re excited to announce an Innovation Practice Group visit exclusively for members to Trane Technologies – Thermo King in Galway on the 24th August.  See the best of innovation in practice and connect with fellow business leaders from a variety of sectors.

About Thermo King

Thermo King – by Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT), a global climate innovator – is a worldwide leader in sustainable transport temperature control solutions. Thermo King has been providing transport temperature control solutions for a variety of applications, including trailers, truck bodies, buses, air, shipboard containers, and railway cars since 1938 and producing Truck & Trailer units for the EMEA region in Galway since 1976. For more information, visit or

Thermo King is part of the Trane Technologies group which brings efficient and sustainable climate solutions to buildings, homes, and transportation.

Sustainable Innovation is at the core of everything in Thermo King. As market leader the company strives to continuously innovate to meet ever-changing customer needs, keep ahead of the competition and meet their sustainability goals.

Visit Agenda: 9.00 – 1.00pm

– Introduction to the company, brief history, current product portfolio & the future

– Thermo King’s Smart Working Policy

– Thermo King’s New Product Development Process

– Sustainable Innovation Case Study: ADVANCER Series.

– R&D Test Facility Tour

– ADVANCER Assembly Line Tour (Ireland 1st ISO 140641-1 Certified Carbon Neutral assembly line)

– Automation Centre Tour.

About the Advancer Series

ADVANCER A-Series was awarded with first place in the ‘Smart Trailer’ category by the renowned international jury representing 16 leading European transport magazines.  The ADVANCER project was also awarded the prestigious title of Engineering Endeavour of 2020 by Engineers Ireland and ESB in December 2020.

The ADVANCER project was awarded the prestigious accolade having featured in Engineers Ireland’s Engineering Excellence Digital Series, held in association with ESB, and was chosen by the public and members of Engineers Ireland as the top engineering project of 2020 following an online vote.

Six projects appeared in the Engineering Excellence Digital Series. The ADVANCER project was entered under the Innovation and Sustainability category and was announced as category co-winners, alongside EPS Water. A judging panel, made up of industry and academic experts, selected the winners of each category award.

Expressions of interest

Please note spaces are limited due to onsite capacity. Please register prior to July 22nd to express your interest in attending, and a raffle for places will be held after that date. Members only. Further details from Mary Byrne –

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