Ontario Construction News staff writer
Conestoga Cold Storage Limited recently started construction on a -new greenfield facility in Halton Hills. The facility will be one of the largest cold storage facilities in the world with a capacity of more than 96 million cubic feet.
The building is currently under construction and the first phase of the project scheduled to open in Q4, 2024, using automation and advanced logistics systems to provide unparalleled efficiency and accuracy in cold storage management.
“This expansion represents a significant milestone for Conestoga Cold Storage,” company vice-president Gavin Sargeant said in a statement. “We are proud to announce the construction of this world-class facility, which will not only solidify our position as an industry leader but also allow us to meet the growing demand for cold storage solutions.
“Our commitment to delivering exceptional services to our customers remains unwavering, and this expansion will further enhance our capabilities.”
The new Halton Hills facility was designed to minimize environmental impact, incorporating energy-efficient technologies, advanced waste management systems, and renewable energy sources.
“For five decades we have been committed to building a stronger and more agile cold chain in Canada,” said Greg Laurin, president and CEO. “As the food sector has grown in size and complexity, Conestoga Cold Storage has grown along with it.
“We look forward to continuing the tradition of bringing cutting-edge, innovative solutions to the frozen food logistics industry now and into the future.”
Conestoga Cold Storage Limited is a wholly Canadian-owned and operated company. With 50 years of experience in the industry, the company has established a reputation for its commitment to quality, reliability, and customer satisfaction. The expansion of their operations with this world-class facility is a testament to their continued growth and success as a Canadian industry leader.