Vertical Cold Storage, a South Dakota-based developer and operator of temperature-controlled distribution centers, purchased Lone Star Cold Storage of Richardson, Texas.

The 227,331 ft2 cold-storage facility in Richardson includes 17,982 pallet positions and 40 dock doors. It uses an energy-efficient ammonia refrigeration system that provides temperature needs from -20 to 45°F (-28 to 7°C). Services offered include blast freezing.