FlexCold is set to open a $50 million cold-storage facility in Jacksonville, Fla., by the end of August and is already talking about the possibility of expanding the site.

The 150,000 ft2 facility includes more than 25,000 pallet positions with a 50’ clearance, blast freezing capabilities at 12 loads per day (or nearly 300 pallets) and a 38°F cold dock. FlexCold says it could double the size of the operation in the future.

FlexCold plans to employ 60 to 70 workers in the automation-heavy facility, which plans on focusing primarily on protein and poultry exports and seafood imports.