Thermo King, the transport refrigeration brand of global climate innovator Trane Technologies on March 21 announced plans for a $300 million expansion of its Greenville County, South Carolina facility. Nearly 300,000 square feet of manufacturing capacity will be added to sustain future growth, with the project expected to create 220 new jobs.
Thermo King will begin hiring immediately for key management roles in areas such as production, human resources, information technology and manufacturing engineering. Job fairs and new employee training events will take place this summer, and the site will be operational by mid-2023.
“We are proud to expand our Thermo King operations to Greenville County, and we are grateful to the state of South Carolina for its partnership. It’s an exciting time for our business, and we are happy to be joining such a supportive community rich with talent,” said Thermo King Americas President Karin De Bondt.
Thermo King revolutionized the cold chain with its invention of transport refrigeration in 1938. Today, the company is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacturing of sustainable climate-control solutions that enable the safe and efficient transport of life-sustaining cargo, including food and medicine, to people around the world.
About Trane Technologies
Trane Technologies is a global climate innovator. Through our strategic brands, Trane and Thermo King, and our environmentally responsible portfolio of products and services, we bring efficient and sustainable climate solutions to buildings, homes, and transportation.