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Thermo King Recognized as SYSCO Corporation Supplier of Year


(Minneapolis March 7, 2008) "Thermo King Corporation was recently recognized by SYSCO Corporation, North America"s largest foodservice marketer and distributor, as its Transportation Capital Equipment 2007 Operations Supplier of the Year. Thermo King was one of six companies honored at SYSCO"s Supplier Recognition Dinner in Houston, Texas, in February. This was the first time Thermo King earned this award.

(Chosen by SYSCO"s operation personnel, suppliers are graded on their ability to satisfy SYSCO"s requirements in a cost effective and efficient manner. "We strive to be a true solutions provider for our customers, which means understanding their business needs and structure," said Ron Fernandez, strategic account manager for Thermo King. "A customer partnership award like this confirms that we"re focusing on the right activities; this is truly rewarding."

(Thermo King Corporation, a business unit of diversified industrial firm Ingersoll-Rand Company Limited, was founded in 1938 and manufactures transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications, including trailers, truck bodies, buses, shipboard containers and railway cars. The company operates 10 manufacturing facilities and 17 parts distribution centers worldwide. Sales and service is provided by a global dealer network of 865 independently owned companies in 75 countries. For more information, access the Thermo King web site at www.thermoking.com.

Thermo King Corporation, a business unit of diversified industrial firm Ingersoll Rand Company Limited, was founded in 1938 and manufactures transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications, including trailers, truck bodies, buses, shipboard containers and railway cars. The company operates 10 manufacturing facilities and 17 parts distribution centers worldwide. Sales and service is provided by a global dealer network of 865 independently owned companies in 75 countries.


Contact:
Mike O'Brien, Thermo King Corporation
952-885-3505
Mike O'Brien

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