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Contact: Michele Loppnow, ESI Group USA mloppnow@esigroupusa.com  262.369.3535

ESI Group takes a Silver Award for Des Moines Cold Storage Greenfield Distribution Facility

Hartland, Wis. – ESI Group USA, a nationally accredited design-build engineering and construction management firm specializing in the food industry, wins a Silver in the General Construction – Industrial (Over $3 Million) category from ABC’s Project of Distinction Program.

This is the 26th year for the annual program which selects projects across multiple categories that earn either a gold or silver award.  Projects must meet predefined standards in terms of Safety, Scope, Project Value, References, and ABC member project involvement to be considered a qualified entry.  If project scores do not meet the standards for either silver or gold then a winner is not selected for that category.

This new state-of-the-art 110,000+ square foot distribution center, is equipped with a process room, rail dock, blast freezing capabilities and is perfectly located within close proximity to major highways.  Employees at this new location will process, blast freeze, store, and distribute a variety of products including pork and beef products, butter, and food for zoo animals.

President Brad Barke of ESI states, “We’re pleased to partner with Des Moines Cold Storage to expand their presence in serving some of the fastest-growing categories in the grocery industry.  Together this project team’s expertise and commitment were the key contributors in making this a successful project.”  “We are proud to have this accomplishment recognized and hope for continued success in the future.”

To learn more about ESI and the Des Moines Cold Storage project, please visit ESIGroupUSA.

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