Trucking company to invest $31 million and create 55 jobs in Holland expansion
HOLLAND – Art Mulder and Sons Trucking adds its name to the list of companies announcing major expansions in Holland.
The transportation solutions company will invest $31 million in the 147,000 square foot expansion, creating up to 55 new jobs. That’s according to Lakeshore Advantage, the local economic development agency tasked with linking the company to project resources.
“Art Mulder and Sons Trucking’s growth aligns with the strong regional growth of our food processors and further solidifies West Michigan as a national leader in food processing,” said Jennifer Owens, President of Lakeshore Advantage. . “We are honored to support Art Mulder and Sons Trucking in their growth. They are a gift for our region.
The facility will be owned by MG88 Holland Cold Storage LLC, a new entity created by Art Mulder and Sons Trucking and The Mandich Group. The expansion, managed by the two companies, will include freezer and refrigeration warehouses, refrigerated and refrigerated docks, offices, mechanical rooms, maintenance areas, and training and conference rooms.
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In addition, the facility will include capacity for food processing and packaging functions.
“We are taking the opportunity to attract new team members who want to be part of an organization that is built on family values,” said Chad Mulder. “These values drive our commitment and dedication to customer service, which extends from suppliers and supply chain partners to every driver who walks through our doors.”
Holland will support the project with an industrial plant tax exemption, approved on Wednesday, January 19.
“This is a time of dynamic growth for the City of Holland,” said Mayor Nathan Bocks. “Art Mulder and Sons Trucking is a shining example of a local business expanding its footprint and workforce to meet the needs of a new economy.”
Art Mulder and Sons Trucking is located at 1936 Transport Lane.