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2017 IACSC Built by the Best Award Recipients – Primus Builders, Inc.

2017 “IACSC Built by the Best” Award Recipients – Primus Builders, Inc.

Primus Builders, Inc. was named the winner of the 2017 International Association for Cold Storage Construction (IACSC) Built by the Best Award for their project with Lineage Logistics. Lineage Logistics contracted with Primus Builders, Inc. on an 180,000 square foot greenfield cold storage distribution center in North Charleston, South Carolina.

IACSC Chairman Brian King presents the 2017 IACSC Built by the Best Award to the Primus Builders, Inc. team. (Pictured left to right: Brian King [A M King], Eric Boyer [Primus Builders, Inc.], Jay Navarro [Primus Builders, Inc.], Mike Jones [Primus Builders, Inc.], Jim Romine [Lineage Logistics], Mark O’Connell [Primus Builders, Inc.], and Corey Rosenbusch [IACSC-GCCA]

The LEED Silver-certified facility serves as a regional import/export hub for protein products destined for domestic and international markets. It features the newest high-capacity blast freezing technology and offers road and rail access (via a Norfolk Southern rail line) as well as immediate ship access to the Port of Charleston. The project faced significant challenges including two hurricanes that dropped more than two feet of rain on the site.

Additional IACSC members participated on the project, including: