Primus Builders, Woodstock, Ga., completed design and construction services on an expansion/renovation project at Sysco’s Columbia, S.C., facility, which allows the food distributor to offer menu planning, food tasting and other hands-on services to existing and future clients.
• Business review area, including test kitchens with state-of-the-art equipment on a new mezzanine.
• Freezer space with mini-load, cooler space modifications (ice cream -20° inside existing; main freezer 0°, dock 38°).
• Refrigerated dock space.
• Upgrades to the freight elevator and existing stairs.
• Expanded gravel truck lot.
• Site improvements.
Construction occurred while the existing facility remained fully operational to ensure no delays in production.
To learn more about developments from Primus Builders, check out Refrigerated & Frozen Foods’ Cold Storage Construction Guide in the September 2013 issue.