Refrigerated vehicle conversions set the standard for the temperature controlled transport industry.
Using manufacturing automation and superior quality control systems, every CoolKit conversion is fully Type Approved. Making use of light, strong and durable components to optimise vehicle productivity, our conversions have the flexibility to accommodate varying and diverse user-specific needs – including (for example) racking, electric standby and multi-temperature capability. The conversions have exceeded the requirements of ATP Testing and have therefore been certified as being highly suitable for the carriage of many kinds of perishable loads including foodstuffs, pharmaceuticals, analytical samples and catered products.
We choose light, strong and durable GRP sheet with woven roving reinforcement as our regular surface: this way we can avoid the use of weighty timber elements in the wall construction, whilst not compromising on strength and durability. Load bearing floor panels benefit from additional reinforcements and a choice of finishes to suit your particular operation.
We use extruded polystyrene insulating boards to provide the highest manufacturing standards. This material has an exceptionally low thermal conductivity figure together with other appealing characteristics including high tensile and shear strength, fire resistance and closed cell structure to prevent water absorption.
A refrigeration or heating unit to extract what unwelcome heat does penetrate the lining. We always assist our customers in specifying a suitable refrigeration unit so that the converted vehicle will always maintain the correct temperature in ambient environments of up to 30° celsius (Hubbard, GAH, Carrier, Thermo King, Webasto, Diavia Frigo, Zanetti)
With in-house technically advanced engineering and manufacturing capabilities, as well as strict quality control procedures, we have been recognised as the industry-leading specialist in temperature controlled transport solutions.
Our refrigerated vehicle conversions have been recognised by a range of world-class manufacturers highlighting our capabilities in engineering, manufacturing, innovation and quality control. Customers can be rest-assured that they will receive a durable and reliable refrigerated vehicles set to perform for their business.
“Their conversions are unique in terms of how they’re constructed, making use of an innovative range of lighter and stronger composite materials to make the panels. This means that each vehicle can carry more weight. Our main priority was payload. The heavier Euro 6 chassis meant that we would lose 60Kg of payload per vehicle. We challenged CoolKit to come up with innovative ideas to make the vehicle lighter. They managed it by creating an even lighter conversions.”
“CoolKit demonstrated their capabilities as a freezer van conversion manufacturer to us in ensuring we can meet the quality promise for all our customers and we look forward to working with them into the future as we ourselves continue to expand as a company.”
“You would think that a fridge van conversion would be the same whoever built it, but that is simply not so. CoolKit ensure that the vehicle is built to the exact specification we need and so the temperature is controlled accurately and efficiently, which is precisely what our customers demand. Importantly, the vehicles have also been proved to be hard wearing and very reliable which is important for DMR’s commercial success.”
“We have contracts with food manufacturers and suppliers and use the refrigerated vans to collect samples for microbiological, chemistry and molecular analysis. It is vitally important to maintain the cold chain between the point of the sample being picked up to delivery back to the laboratory. CoolKit do an excellent job and offer a professional service. It doesn’t matter whether you’re ordering one van or twenty. Nothing is too much trouble for the highly skilled team.”
Like CoolKit, Alpine Fine Foods provides high quality goods to a range of large and small clients, coupled with excellent customer service. Managing Director, Phil Davis, talks to us about the £12million business based in Hull and how their refrigerated vans have helped their business double in the last four years.