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Paul Grenier
Senior Vice President
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“Everyone at Primus has worked in this industry their entire careers. We know what the engineering and construction challenges are, and we have the answers our clients need to make their buildings work.”

Matthew Hirsch
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“Our ability to translate Owner goals into a customized project approach sets Primus apart from our competition. We never lose sight of their objectives.”

Featured Project
U.S. Cold Storage
Design-build services for a 205,000 SF greenfield cold storage distribution facility (Phase 1) and its 151,000 SF expansion (Phase 2)


Primus Builders was founded on the principle of providing exceptional design and construction services to the cold storage distribution industry. Since its inception, the firm has planned, designed, engineered and constructed some of the largest dedicated distribution facilities and public refrigerated warehouses (PRW) in North America. This includes 12 of the International Association of Refrigerate Warehouses (IARW)’s Top 20 facilities for clients including Americold , Lineage Logistics, U.S. Cold Storage and VersaCold,, to name a few.


Primus’s success in this niche can be attributed to its ability to accurately plan cold chain infrastructures. The team collaborates with the Owner and infuses its 15 years of experience with the Owner’s goals to develop a plan that accommodates the facility’s needs while reaching or surpassing the Owner’s goals for quality, budget and schedule.

The plan includes solutions to the following specific requirements:

  • Refrigeration Systems
  • Lighting Systems
  • Battery Charging Systems
  • Insulation
  • Storage
  • Case Picking
  • Product Repacking
  • Concrete Warehouse Floors
  • Dock Equipment
  • Fire Protection Systems
  • Cold Storage Door Systems


Distribution Capabilities & Services:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Warehouse Capacity Optimization
  • Budget Preparation
  • Project Scheduling
  • Site Evaluation & Selection
  • Master Planning
  • Material Handling Design
  • Supply Chain/Logistics Strategies
  • AS /RS Systems
  • Conventional Rack & Aisle Layouts
  • Pick Module Configuration
  • Mechanized Sortation/Order Consolidation
  • Cross-Dock Operations
  • Transportation Modeling
  • Simulation
  • Architecture
  • Civil Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Mechanical/HVAC Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Fire Protection & Plumbing
  • Refrigeration
  • Construction Management
  • Blast Freezing
  • Packaging Solutions
  • LEED Certification


The Kroger Co, a Fortune 50 company, has worked with Primus Builders on various design and construction projects since 2007. Without exception, Primus delivered projects of the highest quality, within established budget limits and on or ahead of schedule.”
- Kroger Company