High Point, NC - An over one million square foot facility for Ecolab is officially under construction at High Point North Industrial Center. Today, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the company's new Customer Care Center, with company officials, elected officials, government officials, project partners, and business leaders in attendance.
The new Ecolab Customer Care Center warehouse will be the largest distribution facility in the Ecolab supply chain.
Expected to be operational by the fourth quarter of 2023, the center will have a total footprint of 1,050,560 square feet within the site located on Sandy Ridge Road. PNK Group, an international developer whose portfolio currently includes 32 industrial parks, will complete the construction.
High Point Economic Development Corporation (High Point EDC) Director Sandy Dunbeck opened the ceremony with a warm welcome. Guilford County Commissioner Chairman Skip Alston provided remarks on the County's enthusiasm for the project. High Point Mayor Jay Wagner then spoke and presented Ecolab with a City of High Point flag.
Participating in the groundbreaking with a ceremonial shovel were Commissioner Chairman Alston, Mayor Wagner, Ecolab Senior Vice President of Supply Chain North America Ryan Hanson, Ecolab Executive Vice President of Global Specialty Business John Houghtby, D.H. Griffin’s Deven Griffin Murrell, Mark Stiles of PNK Group and Newmark’s JR Tomlinson, the project’s site consultant.
Ecolab is the first company to locate in the 550-acre High Point North Industrial Center. The site's land has been assembled by D.H. Griffin over the last decade and is marketed by High Point EDC. The site will be developed in two phases; approximately 145 acres remain for development in Phase I.