VertiCool door is product of the year finalist

VertiCool door is product of the year finalist

TKO Dock Doors announced that its VertiCool door has been selected by Plant Engineering magazine as a 2011 Product of the Year finalist.

The VertiCool door is a dock door designed specifically for use with vertical storing dock levelers. Since many facilities deal with budget constraints that prevent them from installing vertical-rise freezer doors, they have installed standard sectional doors, which do not provide them with proper energy-saving capabilities.

Josh Brown, national sales manager for TKO, said, “Installing a vertical storing leveler provides an opportunity to save energy with the ability to get a better seal at the bottom of the door. Our intent with designing the VertiCool door was to offer these customers a more cost-effective alternative to a vertical rise freezer door, while still maintaining the same thermal capabilities.”

Features of the VertiCool include 4-inch-thick R-23 insulation with a 48-inch panel height, providing thermal protection and reducing panel joints by 50% over standard doors. Dual compression side seals are mounted to the door panel to prevent damage, and the closed-cell foam interior is designed to prevent moisture accumulation.

TKO offers a trial door risk-free for 30 days to potential customers. The company is a 4Front Engineered Solutions Inc business. For more information, visit www.tkodoors.com, call 1-877-408-6788, or e-mail [email protected]

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