Sysco Foods

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Location: Des Plaines, IL
Owner: Sysco Foods
Architect: WareMalcomb
Square Footage: 700,000 sq. ft.
Category: Cold Storage


  • 700,000 sq. ft. cold storage and frozen food distribution facility
  • Designed and built to meet national corporate specifications and FDA/USDA regulations
  • 161,000 sq. ft. freezer building addition includes full ammonia refrigeration system
  • 40 ft. clear area to accommodate an automated mini-load picking and delivery system
  • Significant modifications to the existing 500,000 sq. ft. fully operational building including converting an existing freezer to cooler and construction of a cold dock
  • Second floor addition to the office area

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