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Scott Bates Named Truck Product Manager for Thermo King

(Minneapolis - June 25, 2009) - Thermo King Corporation has named Scott Bates Truck product manager. Bates will report to Doug Lenz, director, product management.

In his new role, Bates will have responsibility for developing product strategies that will grow the business by understanding and addressing customer needs, developing innovative solutions and meeting customers' quality expectations.

Bates has been with Thermo King since 2007 and was most recently the aftermarket product manager, where he became very familiar with the Thermo King product lines and customer base. Bates joined Ingersoll Rand in 1999 and has worked in the Construction Technologies, Security Technologies and Climate Control Technologies sectors. Bates has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and an MBA from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management.

"I look forward to driving innovation and reliability to better serve our truck customers, and to continue to build on the successful launch of our new T-Series units," says Bates.

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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