Preferred Freezer Services opens new state-of-the-art temperature controlled warehouse

Elizabeth, NJ, US: Preferred Freezer Services has celebrated the grand opening of its newest state-of-the-industry temperature controlled warehouse in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

Almost 300 cold chain partners, community business leaders and senior executives attended the openng of the automated warehouse that encompasses more than 10 million cubic feet.

Guests saw how curve-going, rail-guided robotic stacker cranes can precisely andle pallet loads of goods in complete darkness, as two pallets per minute move from the loading dock to the freezer at each high speed door. This “lights-out” automated freezer is Preferred Freezer Services’ third automated operation in the United States and fifth to open worldwide.

John J.Galiher, president and chief executive of Preferred Freezer Services, said: “We are proud to offer our customers requiring cold storage supply chain services in the northeast United States an opportunity to utilize our energy efficient advanced technology. Now that we are two years past the initial learning curve implementing automation, we are able to seamlessly launch fully automated facilities and take the technology to even higher advanced engineering levels.”

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