FARRAR’s ULC-190 Enables McArdle Skeath -80°C Storage In Country

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DAVIDSON, N.C., July 6, 2023 – FARRAR™, a brand of Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT), aglobal climate innovator – is collaborating with McArdle Skeath to expand the third-partylogistics (3PL) supply chain management provider’s capabilities to -80°C ultra-low temperaturestorage at its Dublin warehouse. The ultra-low temperature storage capability is believed to bethe first life science solutions -80°C storage capability available in Ireland. The twoorganizations held a joint launch event on June 28 to allow McArdle Skeath’s current andpotential customers to learn more about the FARRAR ULC*-190 and its capabilities.

McArdle Skeath is adding the FARRAR ULC-190 unit to its offerings for ultra-low temperaturestorage customers. Consistent with other solutions in FARRAR’s ultra-low reach-in series, theunit is purpose-built for life science applications including pharmaceutical and biopharmaceuticalmanufacturing, biorepository, and bio-logistics. The ULC-190 is ENERGY STAR®1 certified tohelp meet energy performance and GMP requirements.


FARRAR’s fully redundant Ultra-Low Series Chambers (ULC 190, 259 and 311)) are the onlywide-range, -20°C to -80°C, forced-air, ultra-low-temperature freezers on the market. Theforced-air refrigeration system provides unmatched temperature uniformity and rapid recoveryfrom door openings for the ULC family.

“The industry-leading ULC-190 expands our ultra-low temperature storage capabilities to coverthe -80°C temperature that is critical to many of our customers for vaccine storage and otherpremium products,” said Micheál McArdle, CEO of McArdle Skeath.

“We are excited to work with McArdle Skeath in offering this expanded capability to current andpotential customers requiring -80°C ultra-low temperature storage,” said Gulsah Metinoz, GlobalChannel Leader, FARRAR.

The FARRAR ULCi-190 unit at McArdle Skeath is being facilitated through Medical Supply Co.(MSC), a Dublin-based leading supplier of medical and laboratory equipment to the healthcare,pharmaceutical and research sectors in Ireland. MSC supplied the FARRAR unit to McArdleSkeath and will provide ongoing support.

McArdle Skeath, a third-party logistics (3PL) supply chain management provider, and FARRAR,a brand of Trane Technologies, co-hosted a launch event in late June to showcase the -80°CLife Science Solutions800-B Beaty Street, Denver, NC, 28036 United States Tel 704-655-4000storage capabilities that McArdle Skeath can now offer its customers in Hollystown in suburbanDublin. Shown here with the FARRAR ULCi-190 ultra-low temperature storage unit are (at left)Gulsah Metinoz, Global Channel Leader, FARRAR, and Michal McArdle, CEO of McArdleSkeath.

*The unit is also known as the ULCi-190 in Europe




Within life science applications, FARRARTM, a brand of Trane Technologies, provides engineered,integrated, and precision controlled-environment solutions including bulk reach-in storage and productionfreezers and walk-in cold rooms for product and process development facilities.

About Trane Technologies

Trane Technologies is a global climate innovator. Through our strategic brands Trane® and ThermoKing®, and our portfolio of environmentally responsible products and services, we bring efficient andsustainable climate solutions to buildings, homes and transportation. For more on Trane Technologies,visit

About McArdle Skeath

McArdle Skeath, one of Ireland’s leading supply chain management providers, offer a unique supplychain management service portfolio within the areas of Transportation, Refrigeration, Storage and Value-Added Services. Their philosophy continues to originate from maintaining client trust, by deliveringservices and solutions in innovative and cost-effective ways. They achieve this by setting industrystandards in service, reliability, safety and cost containment in our industry. Learn more at

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