Americold Realty Trust, a global leader in temperature-controlled warehouses and logistics for the food industry, announced the grand opening of its newest facility in Dunkirk, New York. With 181,000-square feet of cold storage and operational space, this LEED-certified facility features 25,000 pallet positions, to support cold storage needs in the western New York region.
“This is our first facility in western New York, and we’re excited to expand in this area at the request of our customers,” said George Chappelle, CEO at Americold. “Our goal is to provide the best-in-class service to all of our customers and this facility will help us to do that in New York.”
The new facility is located on Williams Street, near Arrowhead Drive in Dunkirk, and is the most recent addition to the company’s portfolio of 250 locations around the globe. This facility will employ more than 60 full and part-time associates.
Americold is the world’s largest publicly-traded REIT focused on the ownership, operation, acquisitions and development of temperature-controlled warehouses. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates 250 temperature-controlled warehouses, with approximately 1.5 billion cubic feet of storage, in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and South America. Americold’s facilities are an integral component of the supply chain connecting food producers, processors, distributors, and retailers to consumers.