Nordic Cold Storage recently expanded import/export services with the addition of a Wilmington, NC refrigerated warehouse.
The Atlanta-based company said the new facility will create 50 jobs when fully staffed.
“The Wilmington Distribution Center expands our network and provides customers with needed capacity near the port. This is our sixth North Carolina facility and we believe the state is good place to do business.” said Don Schoenl, Nordic’s CEO.
Describing the facility and operation, he pointed out It is located in close proximity to the Wilmington port, it will have 3 million cubic feet (over 16,000 pallet positions) and it has a process blast capacity of 3,500,000 pounds weekly.
The new facility marks the second expansion for Nordic in 2009. Earlier, the company expanded its Rockmart, GA facility, creating 20 new jobs. The Wilmington facility is the 13th in Nordic’s growing Southeast network, strengthening the company’s domestic and international cold chain presence.