Polar King Mobile (PKM) announces its membership in the International Packaged Ice Association (IPIA), according to Christian Aitken, Polar King Mobile Executive Vice President. PKM is also a member of the North American Trailer Dealers Association.
“Polar King Mobile subscribes to the IPIA’s superior best practices for the packaged ice industry in terms of food safety and education,” said Aitken. “As a member we are committed to meeting the association’s rigorous Packaged Ice Quality Control Standards.”
Polar King Mobile provides three compact all-electric models which provide a temperature range of 0 degrees F to 50 degrees F and require only 110V and 15 amps. The company has announced modifications to its PKM68 trailer (6-foot by 8-foot), bringing that model more in line with its larger PKM612 (6-foot x 12-foot) and PKM616 (6-foot x 16-foot) portable units.
The PKM68 model for 2022 now has a heavier-duty axle, increasing weight capacity from 3,500 pounds to 6,000 pounds while boosting payload from 1,500 pounds to 3,000 pounds. The company also added dual e-tracks to the inside of the trailer.
All three models now offer 54-inch reinforced doors, four-inch walls, pallet duty floor, interior antimicrobial gel coating, and dual e-track ready walls. The actual cooling of the trailers is achieved using a GOVI arktik 2000US series refrigeration unit. According to the company, validation testing shows that all three trailers hold 0-degree F (-18 degree C) in 95-degree ambient temperatures.
“Our freezer trailers are ideal for this market and come equipped with pallet doors, heavy duty flooring and axles as well as a 110V system with freezing capabilities,” says Aitken.
Polar King Mobile does not sell direct to the public. Aitken concludes, “We are creating a national network of value-added resellers by recruiting the best trailer distributors from the North American Trailer Dealers Association.” He adds, “A national network of experienced and reliable dealers will provide the kind of fast, professional and knowledgeable service that our customers want.”