Cold Storage & Distribution

Primus is the USA’s undisputed leader in the cold storage design, building and construction industry. Since 2000, we have planned, designed, engineered and provided cold storage construction services on some of the largest dedicated distribution facilities and public refrigerated warehouses (PRW) in North America. This includes projects for many of the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW)’s Top 25 Refrigerated Warehousing and Logistics Providers such as Americold, Lineage Logistics, United States Cold Storage and AGRO Merchants Group.

Cold Storage Design Build

Primus’s success in the cold storage industry is the result of our ability to accurately design and plan cold chain infrastructures. We listen to our clients, and as their needs have changed, our services have expanded. Primus offers more robotic automation and sustainability solutions that meet our clients’ evolving business goals for efficiency, value and green building.

From planning and design to robotic automation, insulated metal panel installation and construction management, Primus is your turn-key design-build partner for all of your cold and dry storage construction needs. Our approach integrates Primus’s nearly 20 years of design-build experience with your business goals to create a plan that results in your success.

Americold Case Study

The video above is a case study for our award-winning Americold project in Savannah, GA. The 312,000 SF Greenfield facility faced numerous challenges – high water, permitting delays and a hurricane – but was completed on time and within budget. Americold’s Director of Construction had these kind words to say about Primus, “They’re my favorite contractor.”

Why Americold Storage Chose Us

Why Valley Cold Storage and Transportation Chose Us

Evolving to Serve Today’s Cold Storage Industry

Primus is “All In” on cold storage. As the industry’s needs and challenges evolve, so do we – providing the solutions that position our clients for success. Erik Gunderson, EVP at Primus Builders, discusses the company’s commitment to maximizing efficiency, value, and opportunity through automation, strategic partnerships and more.

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