Imperial Distributors will have a new state of the art distribution facility in Worcester, Massachusetts. The facility will be built to suit on land perfectly located with easy access to major highways including the Massachusetts Turnpike. The new site will include 325,000 sq.ft.of distribution space, administrative offices, and Imperial’s Merchandising Innovation Center.
According to Michael Sleeper, Imperial’s CEO, “this is a very exciting time for our company. The new facility will bring our entire team together in one place and its ideal location will allow us to retain our talented workforce. The new facility is an investment in our customers and in our growing business. Imperial’s future has never been brighter”.
The new facility is expected to open in January, 2017 and plans are already underway to ensure that there is no disruption to our customers or our team. Imperial provides Non-Food products, in-store service, and marketing and merchandising support to more than 3,500 retail locations, primarily supermarkets. Imperial houses in its facilities more than 25,000 Health, Beauty, and Wellness and General Merchandise products, and selects and ships more than 1.3 million units each week. Imperial has 750 team members, and approximately 340 people will work at the new facility. Last year the company celebrated its 75th year in business.