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Project ALDI, Inc. Food Distribution Facility – Jefferson, GA

ALDI, Inc., a global grocery leader, wanted to increase its market share in the southeastern United States and improve its efficiency in the region. A M King, an established partner of ALDI, provided the services to create a new food distribution facility in Jefferson, Georgia. A M King worked with ALDI from concept to completion, starting with site selection and analysis, and then providing complete civil and architectural design, engineering and full construction services.

Project Specifications:

  • New 500,000 SF greenfield food distribution facility
  • 105,000 SF of cooler and freezer space ranging from -20° to 55°
  • 375,000 SF of dry warehouse space
  • 20,000 SF of two-story class A office space
  • Site consists of over 100 acres, approximately 60 acres were developed and improved
  • Cooler and freezer spaces are 40 feet in height, and are cooled by penthouse mounted evaporators and a 12,000 pound ammonia refrigerant system
  • The exterior wall panels are site cast architectural concrete panels
  • Floors throughout are comprised of shrinkage compensating concrete with a dewatered topping
  • Site paving consists of heavy duty concrete
  • 78 dock stations with full vertical levelers