Thermo King extends Thermo Gard Bronze program

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Thermo King SVC has announced the extension of Thermo Gard Bronze, a preventive maintenance and inspection program for all new Thermo King truck and trailer units. The program, which first was offered in 2005, has been extended to include Thermo King truck and trailer units that go into service in 2006.

Thermo Gard Bronze is designed to save customers time and money by making unit maintenance easier. New to the extended program is an optional e-mail maintenance reminder: By simply providing an e-mail address, a customer will receive service reminders from Thermo King SVC based on age of equipment or the number of hours on a unit.

Offered at no charge, the Thermo Gard Bronze program includes two interim inspections and one preventive maintenance service for three years (up to a maximum of 6,000 hours) on new trailer and SB Classic units. Self-powered truck units receive one interim inspection and one preventive maintenance service for two years, and vehicle-powered truck units receive two interim inspections for two years. All services are performed by certified technicians using only Thermo King parts and can be scheduled with any Thermo King dealer nationwide.

Thermo Gard Bronze is part of the family of SVC maintenance solutions that also includes the Silver (centralized billing), Gold (extended warranty) and Platinum (guaranteed maintenance) programs, which can be added to Thermo Gard Bronze for a comprehensive and customized maintenance package.

Thermo King, a business unit of diversified industrial firm Ingersoll-Rand, 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. For more information, go to