Carrier Transicold's New Citimax™ Refrigeration Unit Provides "Just the Cold You Need" for the Indian Market

Reliable and Easy-to-use Refrigeration Unit for Light Commercial Vehicles:

MUMBAI, Sept. 12, 2013 - Responding to the growing demand in India for reliable and cost-effective cooling units that also deliver efficient cold chain protection, Carrier India launched the Citimax™ range of light commercial vehicle (LCV) and truck refrigeration units at the India Cold Chain Show 2013 in Mumbai. The Citimax units are ideal for LCVs and trucks carrying loads up to 30 cubic meters.

Carrier Transicold helps improve global transport and shipping temperature control with a complete line of equipment for refrigerated trucks, trailers and containers.Carrier is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., US (NYSE: UTX).

In a country as large and geographically diverse as India, refrigerated road transport is crucial for the safe circulation of fresh and frozen perishables. The need for efficient and reliable cooling technology for urban deliveries is rapidly increasing. Carrier Transicold has designed the Citimax direct-drive range to meet these requirements and supply Indian customers with a unit combining cold chain protection with exceptional value.

“Carrier Transicold is synonymous with quality and reliabilityin the Indian market,” said Ashok Mirchandani, managing director, Carrier Transicold Asia-Pacific region. “The new Citimax range reinforces this by providing customers with the refrigeration capacity and performance they need for urban applications at an affordable price.”

Introducing Carrier Transicold’s New Citimax™ Refrigeration Unit - 2
Initially available in two versions, the Citimax 500, using non-ozone-depleting refrigerants R134a or R404a, delivers refrigeration capacity up to 5100 Watts in high ambient temperatures. The units also offer precise temperature control with set points maintained within 1 degree Celsius of the pre-determined temperature, ensuring that perishable goods are maintained in the proper condition from depot to destination. Thanks to quick pre-cooling and rapid recovery after each door opening, the Citimax range is capable of reaching the set point 20 percent faster than previous direct-drive units, enabling reduced load times.

The Citimax range is an easy-to-install and simple-to-use product that builds on Carrier Transicold’s experience in developing quality refrigerated solutions in line with market needs. The range was developed by Carrier’s Global Lead Design Center, using proven components from the refrigeration industry. In addition, all parts are certified through quality processes and the units are tested before leaving the production site. Designed to operate in urban applications, Citimax units offer a standard and proven direct-drive technology with power derived directly from the vehicle engine.

As with all Carrier Transicold products, the Citimax range comes with the security and peace-of-mind of an extensive aftermarket service network. A highly- skilled team of certified technicians, regularly trained in the installation, maintenance and repair of Carrier Transicold refrigeration products, are ready to support customer fleets across a network of 35 service centres in India. The combination of Carrier Transicold India’s responsive customer service and the intrinsic quality of Carrier Transicold’s refrigeration solutions are an assurance of optimum uptime for users.

For more information about Carrier Transicold, visit www.transicold.carrier.com.