FRANKLIN, Ind. — Interstate Warehousing Inc., a Tippmann Group company, announced plans to expand its operations in Franklin, Ind. The refrigerated warehouse company will invest $26 million throughout two phases beginning with the expansion of the company’s current 428,000-square-foot facility by 140,000 square feet. The expanded portion of the cold storage facility is slated to be fully operational by July.

“Over the past few years, we have seen solid growth from the customers that we service out of our Franklin facility,” said Chuck Tippmann, president of Tippmann Group. “In order to keep up with that customer growth, we are continuing to expand our operations in Franklin. We anticipate future growth in the coming years and have a master site plan in place that will allow this facility to expand even further as our customers continue to grow their respective business.”

Founded in 1972, the Fort Wayne-based company operates additional cold-storage facilities in Colorado, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, and Virginia. Interstate Warehousing is among the Top 10 public refrigerated warehouse companies in North America with more than 80,000,000 cubic feet of refrigerated and frozen storage space throughout the country.

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Publication date: 03/05/2012