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KeHE Opens LEED-Certified DC in Atlanta

Naperville, Ill.-based KeHE Distributors has opened a new distribution center in Douglasville, Ga., an Atlanta suburb. The state-of-the-art, 450,000-square-foot facility joins KeHE’s network of 17 distribution centers that provide natural and organic, specialty and fresh products to natural food stores, grocery stores and specialty retailers throughout North America.

The LEED-certified facility employs energy-efficient practices, from water heaters and HVAC to sky lights and lighting controls. The site also features LED lighting, recycled packaging material and software to monitor electric usage. Nearly 100,000 square feet of freezer and cooler space accommodates an increasing range of fresh perimeter products and market demand. The new site replaces KeHE’s former facility in Kennesaw, Ga.


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