Foodservice distribution company Sysco has announced that it will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for state and local officials, associates and other members of the community at its newly expanded Raleigh facility on June 21, at 1:30 p.m. ET.
Upon completion, the project will increase the square footage of the 1032 Baugh Road facility in Selma by approximately 40%. The expansion project began in July 2018 and is expected to be completed in August 2019.
“We are excited about the expansion of our facility in Selma and the continued growth of our business and look forward to continuing to serve our customers with the increased capabilities our expanded facility will offer,” said Tom Woods, president, Sysco Raleigh.
“Furthermore, Sysco Raleigh has been a proud member of our community for over a decade, currently employing over 380 local residents in a variety of careers, and as we continue to grow, we anticipate adding a number of new jobs.”
Sysco operates over 320 distribution facilities worldwide, and serves more than 600,000 customer locations. In 2018, the company generated sales of over $58bn.