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Nor-Am Cold Storage has invested $30 million in a new 148,000-square-foot cold storage warehouse in Dodge City, KS.


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Nor-Am Cold Storage has invested $30 million in a new 148,000-square-foot cold storage warehouse in Dodge City, KS.

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Nor-Am Cold Storage Adds 90 New Jobs In Kansas

Nor-Am Cold Storage has invested $30 million in a new 148,000-square-foot cold storage warehouse in Dodge City, KS.

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Rolls-Royce Investing $13.9M In Minnesota Expansion

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The company will establish a new distribution center in Austell, GA, creating 150 new jobs in the metro Atlanta region. 

AIT Worldwide Logistics Opens New Location In Mexico City

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