Americold Logistics officially opened a 9.5-million-cubic-foot temperature-controlled warehouse in Clearfield, Utah, nearly doubling the footprint the company has at the location to about 21 million cubic feet.
Including its neighboring Salt Lake City facility, Americold’s northern Utah warehousing space amounts to more than 50% of total temperature-controlled warehouse capacity — more than triple that of its nearest local competitor.
“This is the first grand opening of the three U.S. facilities for which we’ve broken ground this year,” Americold CEO Fred Boehler said. “It’s amazing to see the hard work of the local community, our contractors and suppliers and our Americold team paying off with the opening of this much-needed operation.”
Americold touted the new facility’s technological advancements that eradicate the need for a large engine room and on-site ammonia storage, while still offering adjustable temperature zones down to -20°F along with refrigerated docks.
The new addition will add more than 120 workers in full- and part-time positions.
“Clearfield recognizes the value Americold brings to the city,” said Mayor Mark Shepherd. “This expansion signifies a continuation of a strong partnership with Americold, as well as the beginning of new growth and vitality within the city. It is great to see business not only come to Clearfield, but to thrive in Clearfield.”
Americold ranks No. 8 on the Transport Topics Top 50 list of the largest logistics companies in North America.