Lineage Logistics, Novi, Mich., acquired Partner Logistics, a European cold storage provider and reportedly one of the world’s largest automated cold storage companies.
With the acquisition, Lineage adds more than 101 million ft3 of temperature-controlled capacity. The company also expands its operations to include six fully automated warehouses and one conventional warehouse in the Netherlands, Belgium and the United Kingdom. Partner’s network of cold storage facilities has a total capacity of more than 500,000 pallets.
Earlier this year, Linear announced plans to construct its first automated cold storage facility in the Texas. According to the company, it will use the acquisition of Partner Logistics as an additional platform for new automated projects in U.S. and European markets.