Plant Openings & Expansions
Tasty Baking Company has started construction of a 345,000-sq.-ft. building on 25 acres at the Philadelphia Navy Yard Commerce Center. Both the company’s manufacturing and corporate headquarters will move to the new location, which is scheduled to open in late 2009 and be fully operational by mid-2010. The new building is LEED registered. The corporate headquarters will be located in a three-story Class A, sustainable design, which is expected to meet LEED CS Gold specifications.
Interstate Warehousing will add a 135,000-sq.-ft. expansion to the IWI facility in Franklinville, IN, just outside of Indianapolis. The expansion will accommodate 40,000 pallet positions and provide both cooler and freezer temperatures. Construction is scheduled to be completed in the fall of this year.
Stellar has completed the United States Cold Storage facility in Lake City, FL. The 191,000-sq.-ft. facility features an environmentally sound CO2-based refrigeration system, which will cool 5.2 million cu.ft. The facility contains 18,000 variable-height racked pallet positions at temperature ranges from -20