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Nor-Am celebrates new facility with ribbon-cutting ceremony

Oct. 30, 2020
Kansas governor hails 148,000-square-foot Dodge City cold storage as ‘critical component’ in state’s safe distribution

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly recently attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Nor-Am Cold Storage in Dodge City KS.

The new full-service, public refrigerated warehouse operation boasts state-of-the-art cold storage technology and 148,000 square feet of space.

“Nor-Am is an outstanding, family-oriented company, and its cold-storage capabilities are a critical component in the safe distribution of the high-quality food products Kansas is known for,” Kelly said. “Between its two locations, the company will play an essential role in our state’s efforts to keep food on the plates of families statewide and nationwide. I am pleased to welcome Nor-Am to another Kansas community.”

The new freezing, storage and processing location, built by Tippmann Innovation (Ti), is the latest expansion of Nor-Am’s business. The facility is equipped with high-tech freezing equipment, high-density racking, semi-automated pallet shuttle technology, with nearly 17,000 pallet positions, and a 50,000-square-foot processing area.

“We believe this new facility not only enhances Nor-Am’s existing food supply-chain infrastructure, but also has a direct positive impact on the local economy by adding approximately 90 essential jobs to the area,” said Scott Albers, president of Nor-Am Cold Storage.

Nor-Am returned to Ti for the project based on Ti’s skills in “planning, expertise and execution.”

“Over the past 20 years, Ti has supported several projects for Nor-Am, and as a result of this grown relationship, they knew they could count on us to do a great job with this facility,” said Sam Tippmann, Principal at Ti. “On behalf of Ti, we couldn’t be more excited to deliver this modern facility to Nor-Am and to the community.

“We know it will be efficient and effective in meeting the market demands of Nor-Am and their customers, now and into the future.”

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