Conestoga Cold Storage building new DC in Ontario

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by Emily Atkins

Conestoga Cold Storage Limited is building a new greenfield facility in Halton Hills, Ontario.

The facility is set to become one of the largest cold storage facilities in the world, with a capacity of over 96 million cubic feet (2.7 million cubic metres). The new facility, which is currently under construction, will be over 150 ft (47 metres) tall.

The first phase of the project is scheduled to open its doors in Q4, 2024. It will use automation and advanced logistics systems.

“This expansion represents a significant milestone for Conestoga Cold Storage,” stated Gavin Sargeant, vice-president, at Conestoga Cold Storage Limited.

“We are proud to announce the construction of this world-class facility, which will not only solidify our position as an industry leader but also allow us to meet the growing demand for cold storage solutions. Our commitment to delivering exceptional services to our customers remains unwavering, and this expansion will further enhance our capabilities.”

The facility has been designed to minimize environmental impact, incorporating energy-efficient technologies, advanced waste management systems, and renewable energy sources.

Conestoga Cold Storage Limited is Canadian-owned and operated company, which has been operating for 50 years.