A leading U.S. industrial storage and material handling equipment provider expands with new warehouse and office in California
Monday, July 14, 2014
Storage Solutions, Inc., (www.storage-solutions.com) one of the world’s largest sources of industrial storage and material handling equipment, today announced a major expansion into the Western region of the U.S. with a new office in Ontario, Calif. In addition to a new office, Storage Solutions has also opened a regional 50,000 square-foot distribution center in nearby Montebello, CA.
The new warehouse and distribution center will house a complete inventory of major brand products, including pallet racks, shelving, mezzanines, wire decking, cantilever and carton flow racks, pick modules, conveyors and others needed to meet a customers’ special requirements.
The employee-owned company, headquartered in Indianapolis, IN., supplies customers nationwide and in countries such as Canada, Mexico, Australia and Puerto Rico. The westward expansion brings Storage Solutions’ total physical presence to nearly 400,000 square feet of warehouse space, in addition to its corporate headquarters and four national sales offices in Kansas City, Minneapolis, Nashville and Los Angeles. With the move, the company also brings new job opportunities to the local economy.
Storage Solutions’ new office, is strategically located in Ontario, in the heart of Southern California’s fast-growing Inland Empire in Riverside County. Its new 50,000 square-foot warehouse and distribution center is a few miles away in Montebello, just east of downtown Los Angeles.
“This is the ideal location for our company’s expansion in an area that offers tremendous growth potential,” said Kevin Rowles, Storage Solutions President. “We will be able to provide our customers in the western region with enhanced support in all aspects of their projects, including layout and design of warehousing, new and used equipment, project management, installation and post-install services.”
Both Los Angeles and Riverside counties offer more than a billion square feet of industrial manufacturing and distribution space, and are located in the hub of the area’s huge network of transportation serving the entire western region.
Rowles said the new Southern California sites offer the most strategic and economical locations to meet the needs of customers in California, Nevada, Arizona, Oregon, Washington and other Western states.
The news of Storage Solutions’ move was welcomed by Ontario Mayor Paul S. Leon who said, “The Ontario City Council has developed a comprehensive economic development strategy to ensure the growth of existing business and the welcoming of new business and jobs into the community. Ontario continues to be home to a vast, diverse network of business entities that choose Ontario as a result of our economic stability, transportation infrastructure, central location, strong leadership and clear vision of business success.”
Founded in 1978, Storage Solutions has grown into one of the world’s largest distributors of material handling equipment. With more than 100 employees and installers throughout the country, as well as many long-term vendor partnerships, Storage Solutions is able to provide turn-key services for projects of all sizes. For more information about Storage Solutions, visit www.storage-solutions.com.