A M King completed construction of a south Texas distribution center for Mexico-based GAB Operations LLC (GAB). The 45,590 ft2 facility will provide increased cold-storage capacity for fresh produce and serve as a hub for the company’s U.S. and Canadian customers.
The facility includes 7,717 ft2 of refrigerated spaces ranging from 34 to 45°F; a 13,030 ft2, -10°F freezer; 2,502 ft2 of 75°F dry storage; 10 dock positions; and 4,570 ft2 of office space. The exterior of the warehouse was constructed using insulated metal panel (IMP). A M King also included a forced air cooler to bring the temperature of the produce down quickly and safely.
GAB produces, markets and distributes of fresh and frozen vegetables and fruits. In addition, the company prepares fresh-cut produce for food service clients and provides pre-packed salads and private-label products for U.S.-based produce businesses.