AmeriCold to operate Rich cold-storage plant

June 9, 2005
Rich Products has opened a new cold-storage facility in Arlington TN with a capacity of almost 5 million cubic feet.

Rich Products has opened a new cold-storage facility in Arlington TN with a capacity of almost 5 million cubic feet. AmeriCold, based in Atlanta GA, will run the plant under contract for Rich Products.

“The building will be state-of-the-art, with advanced energy efficiency and security features like card-only access to protect product integrity,” said Vernon Rose, who is vice-president of business development for AmeriCold.

Forty feet high, this 120,000-square-foot building offers 12,000 pallet positions and 10 dock doors for product storage, handling, and shipment. It has a 45º F palletizing room and a refrigeration system that can maintain temperatures down to –20º F.

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