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Tippmann, DCS open Global Cold Storage facility in Ohio

June 14, 2018
Learn about the opening of Global Cold Storage, a 100,000-plus-square-foot facility in Columbus OH.

Dick Cold Storage (DCS) and Tippmann Innovation (Ti) of Fort Wayne IN have announced the opening of Global Cold Storage, a modern, 100,000-plus-square-foot facility in Columbus OH. The completion of the state-of-the-art freezer/refrigerated warehouse is a welcome addition to DCS owners whose 100-year-old family business lost one of their facilities to a fire in summer 2016.

Within the first few hours of the fire, Ti’s Rob Adams contacted DCS see how Ti could help. Ti experts worked with DCS to design a facility that would quickly help them get back to serving their customers.

For four generations, Dick Cold Storage has been committed to safe and efficient cold storage and distribution to clients in a 550-mile radius of Ohio. Global Cold Storage’s 150,000-sq-ft facility includes 15,000 pallet positions, seven multi-temp storage rooms, swing rooms, and quick freeze plus technologies that allow DCS to serve a diverse clientele. The site’s proximity to the Columbus area interstate infrastructure and Norfolk Southern Railway makes it an attractive cold storage option for companies all over the United States and allows DCS to serve customers in more than half of the nation.

Ti experts’ decades of designing and building cold storage warehouses gave them the ability to strategically plan for DCS’s current cold storage needs, while incorporating designs and technologies that allow for future growth. The new facility’s 50-ft clear height and mult-temp storage rooms make it the company’s most innovative warehouse to date. The project is expected to add to the city’s economy by adding 30 new full-time positions.

“We were surprised at how quickly the team at Ti was able to meet with us after the fire. Their combined expertise and experience allowed us to immediately begin making plans to replace our warehouse. The upgraded technologies in the new facility allow us to have a peace of mind about the future growth and safety of our warehouse,” said DCS’s Don Dick.

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