Stellar added 98,000 square feet of warehouse space to the USCS-Turlock facility, bringing the total square footage to 300,000. New additions include a 39,000-square-foot, -20°F freezer; two convertible rooms with temperatures ranging from +35°F to -20°F; and a 9,000-square-foot, +35°F shipping dock. The facility features energy-efficient LED lighting and a shrinkage-compensating concrete-slab floor.
Stellar is building a 148,000-square-foot freezer addition for Dot Foods’ existing 465,000-square-foot Mt. Sterling warehouse. The expansion includes a -10°F freezer, two +35°F shipping and loading docks and a +35°F connecting corridor. Construction is scheduled for completion August 2012.