A.R. Wilfley & Sons, Inc.
This family-owned company, which manufactures centrifugal and other pumps, moved its headquarters and manufacturing operations to a 120,000 square-foot industrial facility in the Stapleton Business Center in Commerce City. The company brought 90 new jobs and over $6 million in new capital investment to the city.
George T. Sanders Company
The plumbing and heating products supplier built a new 76,000 square-foot distribution facility in the Marty Farms Industrial Center - south of E. 96th Avenue on E. 95th Place and Yosemite in Commerce City. The George T. Sanders Company is one of the largest suppliers of plumbing and heating suppliers to mechanical and plumbing contractors in Colorado. The new facility will bring up to 30 full time employees over the next three years to the city.
Intsel Steel West
The family-owned steel company purchased 55 acres of industrial land and is building a 234,000 square-foot industrial facility in Irondale. The new building represents a consolidation and growth of the company’s existing operations in Denver and Commerce City and will include a new rail spur from the BNSF line on the east side of the property. The parent company, Triple-S Steel Supply, is based in Houston, Tex. and sells nearly 500,000 tons of steel per year for bridges, stadiums, barges, and large buildings throughout North America, Central and South America and Asia. The Commerce City operations will be a subsidiary called Intsel Steel West and will employ nearly 100 people.
McLane Foodservice is one of the leading wholesale suppliers to grocery retailers and restaurants and operates 18 regional distribution centers in 16 states with a fleet of 1,900+ truck tractors and trailers. The company is building a new 250,000-square-foot refrigerated distribution facility in the Nexus at DIA Business Park. Commerce City facility will primarily serve McLane’s chain restaurant customers in the region and employ 240 people during the first four years of operation. The project brings over $30 million in new capital investment to the city.
Rock River Ranches
A wholesaler of fresh and frozen bison/buffalo products is under construction on a 7,500square-foot warehouse at 5460 Colorado Blvd. The company expects to process thousands of pounds of bison annually at the new Commerce City location and will deliver all cuts and ground bulk or burgers directly to restaurants in a biodiesel powered van. Rock River Ranches will employ 12 workers.