Transtex acquires APU manufacturer DClimate


Transtex acquired electric APU maker DClimate, the companies announced Wednesday. 

"We firmly believe that DClimate's APUs have the potential to become the industry standard," says Mathieu Boivin, CEO of Transtex. "Their team's advanced engineering expertise aligns with ours, enhancing our product line with innovative solutions to further optimize our customers' operations. This acquisition reinforces our position in an industry we know well, propelling growth in our business." 

DClimate's APUs power the HVAC systems and serve the electrical needs of resting drivers, reducing idling the truck. The DClimate system is an EPA SmartWay Verified technology and meets all California Air Resources Board (CARB) and EPA emissions requirements. 

"Joining Transtex, an industry leader, marks a significant milestone for our team of innovative problem solvers," says Martin Duffy, CEO of DClimate. "It enables us to leverage their extensive network and resources, both amplifying our reach and extending the benefits of our solution to more fleets across North Ameriac. It's truly a win-win situation for all stakeholders involved and we're proud to be included in Transtex's range of cutting-edge products." 

Transtex says the acquisition of DClimate fulfills a key objective in the company's market expansion strategy, providing customers with a new solution to reduce operational costs and improve sustainability efforts. 

"To maintain their competitive edge, our customers rely on our aerodynamic products," says Todd McGuire, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Transtex. "Given our expertise, they often seek solutions beyond aerodynamics to cut operational costs. By integrating DClimate's APUs into our portfolio, we directly address this demand, empowering fleets to enhance driver comfort, optimize fuel efficiency, and reduce emissions throughout their journey, even during mandated rest periods." 

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