Company News A M King Completes ABW Confectionery Distribution Center Near Atlanta
Apr 23, 2018
Kennesaw, GA–A M King, an integrated Design-Build company, announced today that it has completed the renovation and expansion of a distribution center owned by Atlanta Bonded Warehouse Corporation (ABW). The project will provide additional high-quality, food-grade warehouse space to help ABW meet the increasing storage demands of current and new confectionary clients requiring temperature-controlled storage and handling services.
A M King constructed a new,168,585-square-foot space that is fully-racked to 40 feet with 30,974 pallet positions. The scope of work includes a complete re-roof of the existing warehouse and construction of two mezzanines (5,683-square-feet) and a small office area (536-square-feet). The project also covered 7.45 acres of site improvements such as 120,000-square-feet of new exterior concrete pavement, upgrade of campus utilities and development of an innovative underground retention system with a 67,602cf capacity. (See our time-lapse video showcasing that portion of the project: https://vimeo.com/248335478 )
The building expansion consists of a structural steel edifice with a 4-inch IMP (insulated metal panel) metal skin and an 80-mil TPO roof membrane designed to FM global standards. Interior work included installation of 9-inch thick monolithic traprock shrinkage-compensating concrete slabs and LED high bay light fixtures.
“A M King answered challenges such as unsuitable soils, storm water management and accommodation of trailer parking during construction, while allowing ABW to successfully maintain 24/7 operations,” says A M King Vice President Dan Crist.
About A M King
A M King is an integrated design-build firm based in Charlotte, NC that consistently and successfully delivers quality projects throughout the United States. With an experienced team committed to protecting clients’ assets, the company provides property consulting, design and engineering, construction and facility services in the sectors of commercial, healthcare and medical, food processing, food distribution and industrial manufacturing properties. A M King’s exemplary track record demonstrates that the company is focused on its mission to be the best in the industry.
About Atlanta Bonded Warehouse Corporation
Atlanta Bonded Warehouse Corporation is the leading provider of temperature-controlled, award-winning warehousing and LTL/TL transportation in the Southeast. For the fifth year in a row, ABW was named one of the nation’s Top 100 3PL Providers for 2016 by Inbound Logistics magazine. The company was also named one of Food Logistics magazine’s Top 3PL and Cold Storage Providers.