Tippmann takes ‘Built by the Best Award’

Arlington, Virginia, USA: Tippmann Innovation received the Controlled Environment Building Association’s ‘Built by the Best Award’ for the Wolverine Packing Co’s Detroit, Michigan project.

The award was presented during the final general session of the 39th CEBA Conference taking place this week in Miami, Florida.

In early February 2019, Tippmann Innovation completed the 180,000sq ft meat processing and distribution site for Wolverine Packing. The warehouse is Wolverine’s fifth processing plant in Detroit. It is home to over 20,000 pallet positions of storage space as well as the QuickFreeze In-Rack Freezing System.

The other two finalist for the 2019 CEBA Built by the Best Award are Primus Builders for the United States Cold Storage site in Denton, Texas and United Insulated Structures for the site completed for United States Cold Storage in Lebanon, Indiana.

The CEBA Built by the Best Award was created in 2016 to recognize members of CEBA, a Core Partner of the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA), as the world’s leading experts in designing and building controlled environment facilities of all types. Buildings that are eligible for the award include cold storage plants, food processing facilities, retail distribution centers, and anything else that requires that a well-maintained thermal envelope.
 
The Controlled Environment Building Association was founded in 1978 and represents the expert builders who specialize in the design and construction of controlled environment buildings, including cold storage warehouses, food processing facilities, clean rooms, pharmaceutical facilities, and foodservice and retail distribution centers.

CEBA is where anyone looking to build, renovate, or modernize a first-rate, innovative facility comes to find the most experienced designers, contractors, and manufacturers and suppliers. Learn more at www.builditcold.org. CEBA is a Core Partner of the Global Cold Chain Alliance.

CEBA chairman, Vince Free, presenting the Built by the Best Award to Sam Tippmann, Rob Adams and Josh Koester from Tippmann Innovation

Learn more at http://www.gcca.org

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