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Sysco Corporation Establishes Mesa, Arizona, Operations

Wholesale restaurant food distributor Sysco Corporation will establish warehouse operations in Mesa, Arizona. The $102 million project is expected to create 257 jobs.

Construction on the new 353,600-square-foot facility, Sysco Arizona East, is scheduled to begin this Fall.

“Sysco’s Arizona East site will help meet the demands of the growing local market and bring excellent, long-term career opportunities to the Mesa community,” said Matt Jacobson, Sysco’s Desert Region President. “We look forward to bringing Sysco’s expertise and service to thousands of new customers in the market, including restaurants, healthcare, education, and travel and leisure locations throughout Arizona.”

“Sysco’s new Mesa facility is an exciting milestone for the company and bolsters Arizona’s economic growth,” noted Sandra Watson, President and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA). “We are grateful that a global leader like Sysco continues to invest in Arizona, creating hundreds of quality jobs and building on Mesa’s continued economic momentum.”

Sysco Corporation is an American multinational corporation involved in marketing and distributing food products, smallwares, kitchen equipment and tabletop items to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, hospitality businesses like hotels and inns, and wholesale to other companies that provide foodservice.

"Sysco's new Mesa campus stands as a multi-faceted investment in the community, offering new opportunities with career path development,” added Chris Camacho, President and CEO, Greater Phoenix Economic Council. “We applaud their forward-thinking dedication to building talent and congratulate them on the groundbreaking for this massive new facility."

“We are pleased to welcome Sysco to Mesa,” said Bill Jabjiniak, Mesa Economic Development Director. “Sysco, a world-class leader in the food service industry, brings yet another global brand to Mesa along with quality jobs and considerable investment in our community.”

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