Founded in 1938, Thermo King Corporation is a manufacturer of temperature control systems for a variety of mobile transport applications, including trailer, truck bodies, buses, shipboard containers and railway cars. The company operates more than five production plants and 15-plus distribution centers in several countries. The plants design and build refrigeration and heating units, related parts and accessories. The company s parts and distribution system is able to deliver 19,000-plus parts to destinations throughout the world. Thermo King s products are available through a network of more than 860 independently owned companies that are located in 70-plus countries. Thermo King Corporation operates a location in North Huntingdon, Penn.