New Cold Storage Facility with Rail Dock

Des Moines Cold Storage / Iowa

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Des Moines Cold Storage selected ESI Group as their partner to provide design-build services for their new facility. This location features a processing area, rail dock to a new rail spur, and has blast freezing capabilities. The state-of-the-art ammonia refrigeration system maintains temperature ranges from 40 to -20 degrees Fahrenheit.

Imagery by ESI Group USA



Project overview:

  • Facility Footprint: 111,080 SF
  • Cold Areas: 92,102 SF

Design details:

  • Conventional steel superstructure with insulated metal wall panels
  • Fully automated central ammonia refrigeration system
  • Continuous pit style, with vertical storing levelers for energy savings
  • Convertible rooms of -10 to +40 degrees