2020 will go down in history as the year when a global pandemic disrupted just about everything. In Australia, many businesses suffered, some went under, and nearly a thousand Australians died of Covid-19. However, it was not all ‘doom & gloom’ this year, and Thermal Mark Transport Refrigeration had a few highlights worthy of inclusion in this year-in-review recap.
Siamo emozionati! That’s right, we’re excited! Thermal Mark has joined forces with Italian based Framec, widely recognised as the world’s leading commercial refrigeration manufacturer, as their exclusive Australian distributor.
Anyone who works in this industry will tell you it isn’t easy. The long drives, demanding hours and poor traffic conditions can certainly take their toll. The challenges we face often mean we make a lot of sacrifices – to our health, our relationships, our way of life. But we’re always there to get the job done. Because a lot of people rely on us…and that’s what keeps us going.
Investing in a new refrigerated vehicle can be extremely daunting considering all the choices that you need to make to ensure you meet your brief. There are so many decisions to make and during the process it is easy to overlook some of the important ones which make up your essential requirements.
You might not be aware, but Thermal Mark’s skilled technicians can keep the roller door of your truck in great shape.
A regular service will keep it running smoothly and reduce wear and tear. We’re also on hand if a more urgent repair is required.
We’re finding it a bit hard to keep our cool here at Thermal Mark this morning, as we’re just about to announce the winners of the Thermal Mark Refrigerated Transport competition.
There were so many great entries, a big thank you to everyone who got involved.
Now for the winners. Drum roll please… Continue reading
Have you been to the new Thermal Mark factory yet? We’re now at 24 Penny Place, Arndell Park; just off Reservoir Road and minutes from the on and off-ramps of the M4.
We made good use of the Easter long weekend and shifted everything from our old premises in Smithfield to the new factory and were back in full swing on the Tuesday morning.
For customers who have already been to the new site for a service or repair, the reaction is pretty much the same the first time they arrive.
“The instant they jump out of their trucks they say ‘Wow – this is so much better than your old place!’” says Marc Gauci, Managing Director of Thermal Mark Transport Refrigeration. “Better access is one of the main things we wanted to give our customers, and it’s something they are appreciating straight away.”
Under the Australian Governments “Clean Energy Future Plan” synthetic greenhouse gases, like the HFC based refrigerants commonly used in transport refrigeration units, now attract a Carbon price per tonne calculated on their individual Global Warming Potential (GWP).
The GWP assigned per kilo to R404a refrigerant is 3260kg. This means that 1kg of R404a equates to 3.26 metric tonnes of carbon.
When this is applied to the current carbon tax price of $23.00 per tonne it means that every 1kg of R404a refrigerant attracts $74.98 carbon tax. Continue reading
For over 10 years our Thermal Mark refrigeration unit has been a dominant force in the Australian market providing an affordable, powerful and reliable refrigeration solution for the small, medium and large size Truck range. The evidence of this is confirmed when every time I go for a drive I am guaranteed to see at least a couple of them bolted on the front wall of a refrigerated truck delivering in and around Sydney.
Why are there so many people choosing to buy a Thermal Mark Refrigeration System? Continue reading
We are now 1 month into this new tax. I would be very interested in your feedback on how it has or will affect your ability to trade over the next year.
There has been plenty of talk, heaps of criticism and seemingly little support throughout numerous industries, but now that we are all stuck with this tax, where do we stand? Continue reading