Perishable and Food Industry Leader Expands Support Services for Customers, Adding 180 new jobs
Cincinnati, Ohio – Castellini Company BB #:102397 announced an expansion of its Wilder facility with a $16.6 million investment which will create 180 new full-time positions. Castellini is a leader in third-party logistics providing warehousing, co-packing, and transportation services for the food industry.
The expansion of Castellini’s Wilder facility will include the addition of a 36,000-square-foot freezer, increasing its capability to provide a full spectrum of services to meet the complex requirements of the food industry. The expansion will include the industry’s latest innovations and technologies including pick-to-light order technology. These technologies will allow the Castellini Company to offer customers the highest efficiencies in the industry.
Bob Castellini, Chairman of Castellini Company, stated, “We are excited about what this investment in our Wilder facility means for the accelerating growth of Castellini Company and in the Northern Kentucky community. We look forward to expanding our workforce as our team members are our most valued asset. Our state-of-the-art freezer warehouse and order picking technology will allow us to further distinguish the Castellini Company as a leader and innovator in the perishable third-party logistics industry.”
Founded in 1896, Castellini has a long tradition of innovation and excellence in the fresh produce and perishable distribution industries. Castellini operates warehousing and distribution facilities in Wilder, Kentucky and Conley, Georgia.
“We are a leader in supply chain services for our customers,” said Chris Larsen, President, and CEO of Castellini. “This investment employs the newest technology, innovations and positions us to expand our service offerings to our valued customers.”
Founded in 1896 on the original Cincinnati produce terminal market, Castellini is one of the oldest members in the produce industry. With 125 years of industry growth and expertise, Castellini is one of the largest providers in the produce supply chain and cold storage industry. Castellini strives to deliver sustainable, profitable growth for its customers and suppliers, and support to the communities it serves.