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Mechanical Truck Refrigeration

Frederick Jones, racecar driver and self-taught engineer invented the first mechanical refrigeration unit for trucks. His Minnovation allowed perishables to get across the country in controlled climate, reducing food waste. Frederick Jones is the first African American to receive the National Medal of Technology and holds over 60 patents.

 

 

 

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