Terex Services has established operations at 6295 E. 56th Ave. in Commerce City. The company repairs, refurbishes, inspects and installs heavy equipment, specializing in maintenance of Terex and Genie machines, and virtually any hydraulic, electric, hybrid and truck equipment. The company moved their team of five (5) into the new facility and plan to create an additional 6-7 jobs in the near future, more than doubling the size of their technician team.
Colorado Analytical Laboratories, Inc.
The company broke ground on a new state-of-the-art laboratory at 10411 Heinz Way in the Mountain View Industrial Park area. The nearly $3 million, 12,500 square foot laboratory is expected to employ 25 people before the end of April. The company provides business-to-business services and conducts analyses of drinking water, wastewater, soil, and biosolids for land applications. Colorado Analytical Laboratory is certified by the Colorado Department of Health and Environment to analyze drinking water for organic and inorganic contaminants, nitrate and nitrite, cyanide, fluoride and coliform bacteria. The family-owned company prides itself on its support to long-term employees and delivering accurate and timely analytical results to its clients.
Crystal Packaging, Inc.
Established in 1977, Crystal Packaging is relocating to Commerce City. Established as a company that provided blended products to the airline industry, the company has grown to expand their products to a range of industries, while maintaining customer focus. Now operating as a specialty chemical and petroleum contract packager and private label manufacturer, the company is moving into a 70,000-square-foot facility on 7 acres at 9155 Boston Street. Included with the site acquisition was the purchase of an existing business which will continue to operate on the site as a co-tenant. The move brings 48 new jobs to Commerce City.
Diversified Body & Paint Shop
The family-owned and operated business specializing in custom repair and refinishing work for large vehicles is planning a move to Commerce City. Diversified Body & Paint Shop has purchased a 10-acre site at 9551 Willow Street to construct a new 50,000 square-foot facility, which will create 41 new jobs in the city over the next five years. The company provides a one-stop shop with full service body, paint, and frame, alignment and suspension services for everything from commercial trucks and heavy equipment to recreational and emergency vehicles .
Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.
(ODFL) held an open house and ribbon-cutting October 18 to celebrate the expansion and renovation of its Commerce City Service Center at 5601 Holly Street. Old Dominion is a less-than-truckload (LTL) motor carrier providing regional, inter-regional and national LTL service and value-added logistics services.
Headquartered in Thomasville, North Carolina, the company owns 40 acres in Commerce City and employs more than 330 people with facilities that include 213 loading doors.
As the population of metro Denver increases, so does the need for distribution and warehouse space. One of the companies working to meet that need is Lineage Logistics, a cold storage warehousing and logistics company. Lineage Logistics is adding nearly 116,000 square feet to its existing 430,000-plus square-foot operation already in the Irondale neighborhood. This project brings an estimated $12.5 million in new capital investment to the city and adds 25 jobs to the company's current workforce of 90 employees.
The Glove Wagon
The owner of Glove Wagon, a gloves and safety supplies wholesaler, is building a 16,000-square-foot facility at E. 96th Avenue and Havana Street. The building will be shared with another small HVAC manufacturer--Innovative Mechanical Solutions.
Innovative Mechanical Solutions
Formed in January 2013 as a break away company when the owners of Innovative Mechanical Systems retired, Sherri and Tom Paiz are growing Innovative Mechanical Solutions into a full scale HVAC design build company.
Haier / GE Appliances
Becknell Industrial’s build-to-suit for GE/Haier Appliance is nearing completion on the 38.8-acre site Becknell Industrial previously acquired in April of 2018. The company is building a 540,800-square-foot industrial facility on the site, bringing more jobs and capital investment to the growing Tower Road corridor. Haier US Appliance Solutions, a Chinese company that recently bought GE Appliances, has leased a 351,520-square-foot space in the building and the remaining 189,280 square-feet will be available for lease.
Diversified Electric is expanding and moving its headquarters to 9622 Hanover Court West in Commerce City. Currently located in Denver, the company has outgrown the space it currently leases. Diversified Electric plans to build a 12,950-square-foot building with an 8,750-square-foot maintenance shop and 4,200-square-foot of office space. The move brings up to 60 new jobs to the city and a capital investment of $1.5 million. The company aims to begin operations in Commerce City by first quarter 2019. Diversified Electric provides services in industrial controls, commercial construction and maintenance.
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.