Ravenna, Ohio-based Sirna & Sons Produce has finished a big expansion of their operation, including a fresh-cut produce processing facility.
The company completed a 50,000-square-foot expansion of cooler and dock space, added 13 dock doors, 2,500 square feet of freezer space and 12,000 square feet of office space, according to a news release.
A 6,000-square-foot Kosher and Primus GFS-certified fresh-cut facility will supply the company’s new Christine’s Cuts division, named in honor of Christine Sirna.
The fourth-generation-family business marks 79 years in business this year.
Highlights of the expansion, according to the release, include:
- A three-tier racking system in the warehouse;
- A doubling of total facility size to 105,550 square feet;
- Separate inbound freight lane with security gate, call box and surveillance camera;
- More than 1,300 solar panels on the building, accounting for 35% of the building’s energy;
- Eco-friendly gas is used for refrigeration needs; and
- Cardboard balers reduce waste removal costs.