Newtown, CT – Kimball Midwest, a national industrial supplier based in Columbus, Ohio, will open its fifth distribution center in the first half of 2022 when it begins operations at a 142,000-square-foot facility in Newtown, Connecticut.
The building, located on 41 acres, will allow Kimball Midwest to provide enhanced service to its customers throughout the northeastern United States. The site was an electrical components factory for Hubbell Inc. until it closed in 2019. The sales price was $4.4 million.
“We look forward to opening our first distribution center in the northeast,” Kimball Midwest President and CEO Pat McCurdy said. “This site will position the best sales team in the industry to provide next-day delivery to our current east coast customers and will bring the Kimball Midwest Experience to even more customers around the region. Additionally, we will bring jobs to the Newtown area upon opening.”
Bruce Wettenstein, SIOR & Partner with Vidal/Wettenstein represented Kimball Midwest. Lou Zuckerman and Patrick Colwell of CBRE were the listing brokers.
Kimball Midwest is a family-owned, national distributor of maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products that has been providing superior products and superior service since 1923. The company services sales representatives and end-use customers from its corporate office and distribution center in Columbus, Ohio, and distribution centers strategically located in Dallas, Texas; Newtown, Connecticut; Reno, Nevada; and Savannah, Georgia.