interior warehouse pressurised tanks, steep yellow ladder, concrete floor, overhead lighting.
cold storage icon.


Joliet, Illinois

Cold Storage solutions that meet operational requirements and integrate proven innovations.


The FCL Advantage in Cold Storage: A highly-experienced Cold Storage Team overseas the entire project – to meet operational demands for precision temperature with operational control.

region FCL | Midwest
type Cold Storage
use Food Grade Facility
size 1,400,000 sq. ft.

Robert Ulliman

Vice President of National Cold Storage


DCIM100MEDIADJI_0148.JPG 2024/02/Mars-Aerial.jpg

1.4 million sq. ft. with 16,000 sq. ft. office space on ± 98 acres

38’ clear height with 10 1/2” concrete floor slabs and LED interior and exterior lighting

336,000 sq. ft. 42 degree cooler with a penthouse industrial ammonia refrigeration system

147 loading docks with vertical storage levelers

Building is designed to American Institute of Baking (AIB) standards and to achieve LEED Gold Certification

(3) Electrical services totaling 11,000 AMPS fully backed up by diesel generators

(2) Copack processing areas totaling ± 360,000 sq. ft.

Entire facility temperature controlled to keep relative humidity below 50%

Full Building Management System control

LEED Gold Certification

Certifications & Awards
  • LEED Gold

Related Projects

Exterior Nestle Facility, distribution bays, parking in front of facility, photo taken on a sunny day with clouds.


Little Chute, Wisconsin

Cold Summit interior, high ceilings, bright lights, yellow and blue elements.

Cold Summit

Bedford Park, Illinois

professional freezing aerial view.

Professional Freezing

Bedford Park, Illinois