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  May 17th, 2017 | Written by

Site Selection: Americold Purchases Additional San Antonio Facility

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  • Americold operates 145 facilities in every major food market across 35 states.
  • New Americold facility has a footprint of 384,000 square feet on a 26 acre site.
  • Americold's billion cubic feet of storage are in the US, Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina, and Canada.

Americold has announced that it has purchased a temperature-controlled storage facility in San Antonio, Texas, adding another state-of-the-art food distribution center to its growing network. The building is operated as a food distribution center and currently is under a long-term lease to a retail client.

Americold is a global leader in temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics to the food industry.

“Americold is very excited to be adding a second San Antonio facility to our organization, extending our company’s standing as the leading owner-operator of temperature-controlled infrastructure in the world,” commented Fred Boehler, president and CEO of Americold. “We’re always looking for strategic opportunities to enhance our network, and the location of this facility—on the north east side of San Antonio, close to the I-35, I-10, and I-410 interchanges—is ideal.”

With a footprint of more than 384,000 square feet on a 26 acre site, the facility has three temperature-controlled rooms that can accommodate frozen, refrigerated, and air conditioned dry space. The building, featuring twin docks that offer cold and air-conditioned operations for 57 dock doors, includes almost 42,000 square feet of office space.

In the US, Americold owns and operates over 145 facilities in every major food production and consumption market across 35 states. With public refrigerated warehouses, port-specific facilities, customer-dedicated sites, managed facilities, and national less-than truckload and truck load transportation programs, Americold’s suite of temperature-controlled supply chain solutions for the food & beverage industry is unmatched in scale and scope—supporting the storage and distribution of products for local artisans, regional and national enterprises, and international organizations alike.

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates over 165 temperature-controlled warehouses, with more than one-billion cubic feet of storage, in the US, Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina, and Canada. The company serves more than 3,000 customers and employs 11,000 associates worldwide.