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Ben E. Keith – New Brockton / Alabama

Project status:

Ben E. Keith selected ESI Group to design and build a greenfield food distribution facility in New Brockton. Ben E. Keith expanded to Alabama in 2016 when they acquired Elba’s Kelley Foods.  This project will bring good jobs to the town of New Brockton with a population of about 1,100 people.

Imagery by Moseley Studios



Project overview:

  • Facility Footprint: 395,347 SF
  • Cold Areas: 120,000 SF
  • Fuel / Service Outbuilding(s): 26,033 SF

Design details:

  • State-of-the-art energy-efficient ammonia refrigeration system
  • Operations and branch offices HVAC system will use electric reheat
  • “SafeConnect” at perishable dock for no-idle cooling of refrigerated trailers

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