Preferred Freezer Services (PFS) opened its fifth facility, located in Avon, Mass. The Chatham, N.J.-based cold storage provider worked through a joint venture withPreferred Freezer 5th facility HN Gorin and Campanelli to convert a warehouse that was originally built in 1986 into a like-new facility.

The 150,000-square-foot rehabbed facility includes upgrades to refrigeration systems, racking equipment, roofing, freezer doors and installing a high-efficiency white reflective roof membrane.

“Our existing and new customer demand in the Boston area for additional cold storage space has continued to grow over the last three years, and we are thrilled to finally be able to meet those requests,” says John Galiher, president and CEO.

The environmental-friendly facility will also be retrofitted with LED lighting, a back-up generator, CCTV security system, wi-fi warehouse management systems, resurfaced lot and enhanced landscaping.