ESL’s eTRUconnect Refrigerated Truck-trailer Shore Power

ESL’s UL Listed patent pending eTRUconnect™ PS Series provides safe utility shore power to electric or hybrid refrigerated units on truck trailers, eliminating emissions while loading/unloading or idle. Connecting electric or hybrid refrigerated units to shore power eliminates the need of running onboard diesel generators/engines to keep the cargo within the optimal temperature range. This…

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California Transport Refrigeration Unit Regulations in Development

Pending TRU regulations in California may restrict idling at applicable facilities to a maximum of 5 minutes by 2025 in an effort to help improve the environmental impact of the trucking industry. Truck Refrigeration Units, commonly referred to as TRUs, are refrigeration systems that are typically powered by internal combustion engines. TRUs control the environment…

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ESL Acquires Our First State-of-the-Art Robotic Welder

ESL embraces a life-long goal of investing in our customers, employees and the growth of our organization. As a newly held 100% employee owned company, ESL’s most recent investment has been the purchase of a brand-new state-of-the-art robotic welder. With a commitment to continuous improvement, ESL is dedicated to increasing value to our customers. As…

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Designing a Safe Reefer Connection: Part 2

Increasing safety While little has changed in the construction of the receptacles themselves over the years, ESL is constantly challenged to find new solutions that meet unique customer safety and operational requirements. Usually terminal operators have limited or no control over the maintenance and standards associated with male plugs on reefer container cables, the quality…

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