Publix Expands North Carolina Distribution Center
LAKELAND, FL - Expansion is inevitable when you are one of the industry’s leading regional grocers. Such is the case for Florida-based Publix as the company has announced its plans to expand its Greensboro, North Carolina-based distribution center, adding more than 1.2 million square feet of space. In February 2020, Publix broke ground on the distribution center’s first phase, a refrigerated warehouse, which is currently under construction.
“Publix is excited to be expanding our presence in the Greensboro community,” said Maria Brous, Director of Communications. “We have a strong 90-year history where company culture and commitment to our associates, customers, and communities come first. We look forward to growing our Publix family by offering associates competitive pay, including generous benefits, free lunch in our cafeteria, and the opportunity to become a company owner.”
The entire distribution center is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2022, three years ahead of schedule, as stated in a press release. Together, the refrigerated and dry grocery warehouses will support Publix’s growth in the Carolinas and Virginia with more efficient deliveries of products.
Gray, a fully integrated service provider specializing in engineering, design, construction, and smart manufacturing, is continuing to collaborate with Publix for the entire Greensboro facility, which will be the 10th distribution center for Publix, joining Florida locations in Boynton Beach, Deerfield Beach, Jacksonville, Lakeland, Miami, Orlando, and Sarasota, as well as facilities in Lawrenceville, Georgia, and McCalla, Alabama.
Does this expansion spell out market domination for Publix? Stay tuned as ANUK reports.