UNFI Opens Second Largest DC in East Region

United Natural Foods, Inc. – Montgomery / New York

Project status:

ESI Group was selected to design and construct UNFI’s second largest East Region distribution facility to service its growing Metro New York, Long Island, and New York customers.  This location will allow the company to enhance efficiencies, improve productivity through best-in-class warehousing and inventory control systems, lower operating costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This project is LEED Gold®.

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Project overview:

  • Facility Footprint: 508,706 SF
  • Cold Areas: 114,968 SF
  • The project is LEED Gold®.

Design details:

  • CO2/NH3 hybrid central refrigeration system
  • Annual energy cost savings of 46%
  • Modular repacking mezzanine and conveyor system