Charlotte, NC: A M King has been selected to provide general contracting services for the largest cold storage distribution center under construction in America.
Located on a 46-acre brownfield site, in Black Mountain, NC, A M King will provide services for a new 840,000-square-foot, climate controlled food distribution facility. The facility consists of 770,000 square feet of cooler and freezing space with temperatures ranging from 55° to -20°, a 20,000-square-foot ice facility and 45,000 square feet of three story class A office space.
The facility will also contain a refrigeration engine room which will house a state-of-the -art, 2,700 ton, ammonia refrigeration system.
The climate-controlled space includes over 20,000 product storage rack positions, 11 banana ripening rooms and 84 dock stations with full vertical levers. The facility will also include an ice plant that will provide 75 tons of ice per day.