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Snow Joe Opens Lacey, Washington, Distribution Hub

08/02/2021
Snow Joe, and its complementary brands Sun Joe and Aqua Joe, a fast-growing, tech-driven, lawn and garden tools manufacturer, opened its new west coast distribution center located at Hawks Prairie Logistics Center in Lacey, Washington.

Leased in October 2020, the 575,918 sq ft Class A distribution center features over 50,000 pallet positions, robotic picking, and pallet-put-away automation, among other advanced warehouse management technologies to ensure faster delivery of products to its customers.

"We are excited to officially announce the opening of our Snow Joe Lacey distribution center and, in the process, create over 150 family wage jobs in and around the Lacey community. As our first distribution centeron the west coast, this facility provides us tremendous supply chain efficiencies to continue to rapidly serve our ever-growing customer base," commented Paul Riley Jr., Chief Operating Officer at Snow Joe.

This newly-opened west coast distribution center marks the first major west-coast tent pole in Snow Joe's growing US footprint, which now spans coast to coast and includes a 144,875 sq. ft. facility in Salisbury, North Carolina, a 271,000 sq. ft. Class A distribution center in Mahwah, New Jersey, a 120,000 square foot e-Commerce distribution center and a 33,000 sq. ft. building in Carlstadt, New Jersey, and a 84,720 sq. ft. dedicated customer care center in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

"Snow Joe represents fundamentals and culture that are compatible with the business practices we value," added Nathaniel Hagedorn, CEO and Founder of NorthPoint Development. "Working closely with the Snow Joe leadership team is reflective of their responsibility to invest in their employees and implement environmentally friendly business practices, which undoubtedly sets Snow Joe apart from the competition. This development will provide long term sustainability for economic growth and exquisite value to the community."

Strategically located on Puget Sound, less than 30 miles from the Port of Tacoma, the distribution center will target all methods of fulfillment with a dedicated eCommerce area of the facility to ensure customer demand is promptly and reliably met.

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