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Great Pics of Primus's Sterigenics Project in West Memphis, AR

Primus provided turn-key design and construction services on this facility expansion featuring a new sterilizer building complete with sterilizer vault, building systems and material handling systems.

Lebanon Valley Cold Storage Breaks Ground!

August 17, 2016
Author: Rebecca Elliott

Primus Builders joined the Lebanon Valley Economic Development Corporation on August 11th in Lebanon, PA to break ground on Phase 1 of a greenfield cold storage facility to be operated by Lebanon Valley Cold Storage. Primus is providing design-build services on the project. In attendance were Michael Byrd, President, Lebanon Valley Cold Storage; Darryl Cordwell, Vice President of Operations & Logistics Manager, Lebanon Valley Cold Storage; Dennis M. Darvin, Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development; Susan Eberly, President/CEO, Lebanon Valley Economic Development Corporation; and Paul Grenier,…

New Project Takes Primus Panels to the Next Level

August 3, 2016
Author: Rebecca Elliott

New Project Takes Primus Panels  to the Next Level

2016 is Primus Panels Division’s year. The team is about to undertake its biggest solo project ever – a 400,000 SF panels, floor insulation and cold storage doors project for Fresh Direct in the Bronx, NY. And they are ready. Because it wasn’t easy getting there, and if there’s anything the panel team has proven over the years, it’s that they are tough. “Just getting the job was a challenge,” said Panels Project Manager Mark O’Connell. “This project is panels only. Nobody was interested in it.” “I rejected…

Our United States Cold Storage Project Wins Again!

September 16, 2015
Author: Rebecca Elliott

Our United States Cold Storage Project Wins Again!

Primus is proud to announce its project for United States Cold Storage (USCS) in Covington, TN was named Best Project – Manufacturing by ENR Southeast. This is the second major award the project has earned. In August, it received the National Award of Merit in the Industrial, Process and/or Research Facilities category from the Design-Build Institute of America. Primus provided the full range of design and construction services on the 336,500 SF frozen food distribution facility. The building is plant-attached to an existing 815,000 SF ice cream production…

The Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development Announces Primus's Latest Project with U.S. Cold Storage

The Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development released the following statement announcing  Primus’s latest project with U.S. Cold Storage, a 315,000 SF cold storage warehouse and distribution facility. Primus is providing all design and construction management services. The team is implementing BIM to streamline the process. The project is expected to achieve LEED Sliver certification. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jennifer McEachern, TNECD Tuesday, October 7, 2014 OFFICE: (615) 253-1852 EMAIL: jennifer.mceachern@tn.gov UNITED STATES COLD STORAGE TO EXPAND CURRENT OPERATIONS IN TENNESSEE Nationwide Warehouse Logistics Provider to Invest…

Primus Breaks Ground on New Kroger Distribution Center in Forest Park, Georgia

Rain didn’t damper the excitement at the Kroger groundbreaking in Forest Park, Georgia Tuesday. State and local dignitaries attended the ceremony celebrating the 1.2 million SF distribution facility set to open on the former Fort Gillem Army base in the fall of 2015. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal said, “It is good to see this property being able to be used for other purposes, and I know that many of you have waited for this first breakthrough event.” The new facility is expected to create 120 new jobs. Forest…

Coming September 10th! Mullica Hill Grand Opening!

August 15, 2014
Author: Rebecca Elliott

After a  snow-filled winter, the big day is here! Mullica Hill, a proud member of AGRO Merchants Group, will host the grand opening of its 130,000 SF cold storage facility addition in Pedricktown, NJ. Primus Builders provided architecture, engineering and construction management services on this project and looks forward to celebrating with the Mullica Hill and Agro Merchants team. Stay tuned for details and pictures!    

Primus Breaks Ground on New Cold Storage Facility for Lineage Logistics

Just as Primus wraps up work on a 420,000 SF refrigerated warehouse for Lineage Logistics in Colton, California, the firm broke ground last week on a new Lineage facility in North Charleston, South Carolina. The 340,000 SF Greenfield cold storage warehouse will be located in Palmetto Commerce Park and have rail access as well as immediate access to the Port of Charleston. Local dignitaries and executives from Lineage and Primus gathered at the site to celebrate. Lineage worked with state and local officials for over a year to…

Primus Nears Completion on Significant Lineage Logistics Project in Colton, California

As Primus Builders completes final work on a 420,000 SF public refrigerated warehouse for Lineage Logistics in Colton, California, the team reflects on highlights of the project. “It’s been an amazing experience with a great client,” said Erik Gunderson, Executive Vice President at Primus Builders and Project Executive. “Everyone pulled together to make it happen.” Lineage Logistics is one of the country’s largest providers of customized cold chain solutions. The firm specializes in public refrigerated warehousing, port-centric warehousing and dedicated distribution facilities. To meet the demands of its…

Charleston, South Carolina – AGRO Merchants Group is upgrading a 121,000 SF cold storage facility to include 14,000 frozen pallet positions, USDA meat import and export inspection services and blast freezing cells. The facility will provide storage, handling and other value-added services for its import and export customers. Primus Builders was selected to provide professional services on this project. The new blast cells will feature a CO2 refrigeration system and will be capable of 24-hour freeze time. They will also be equipped with LED lights and controlled by…