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Company News A M King Secures Two Prestigious Awards for ALDI’s Regional HQ and Distribution Center

Jul 29, 2019

Charlotte, NC—A M King, a fully integrated Design-Build firm, has been recognized with impressive awards from both the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) and ENR Mid-Atlantic for its work on ALDI Inc.’s Regional Headquarters and Distribution Center in Dinwiddie County, VA.

ALDI Inc., a global grocery retailer, commissioned A M King to design and build a 580,732-sqaure-foot greenfield facility serving approximately 80 ALDI stores in the Richmond-Petersburg, Hampton Roads and Eastern North Carolina regions. Project highlights include installation of ammonia refrigeration system; high density concrete flooring; high-end dock equipment; a Quell fire suppression system; racking for 25,000 pallet positions and Italian flooring and walls in the office areas.

“We are proud to be honored by DBIA with the National Award of Merit for our dedication to quality Design-Build solutions,” says Dan Crist, A M King Vice President. “Many thanks to our team members on this project for a job well done: Matt Miller, Senior Project Manager; Mark Mullinax, Superintendent; Charles Creswell, Senior Project Manager, AE Design Inc.;and all of our subcontractors.”

DBIA will present A M King with the National Award of Merit at the Design-Build Conference & Expo at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas on Nov. 7. A M King is one of three Merit Award winners that will be considered for the National Award of Excellence in the Industrial, Process and/or Research Facilities category. There are 10 categories of Merit winners, including Aviation, Civic/Assembly; Commercial Buildings; Educational Facilities; Federal, State, County, Municipal; Healthcare Facilities; Office Buildings; Rehabilitation, Renovation, and/or Restoration; Transportation; Water/Wastewater.

Shortly after the DBIA announcement, ENR Mid-Atlantic publicized its list of 2019 Award winners, including an Award of Merit in Manufacturing for A M King. ENR will present A M King with the Award at the Regional Best Projects showcase at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor in Baltimore on Nov. 5.