ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Americold Realty Trust (NYSE:COLD), the world’s largest owner and operator of temperature-controlled warehouses, yesterday had the honor of ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), signaling the start of the day’s trading.
Led by Americold’s President and CEO Fred Boehler, the bell ringing symbolized a new chapter in Americold’s 114-year history. The company launched an initial public offering (“IPO”) in January, trading under the NYSE symbol COLD. The IPO marked a significant step in Americold’s growth and positions the company to expand its warehouse network and capabilities to deliver innovative solutions that further support the temperature-controlled supply chain.
“I was honored to ring the Opening Bell as we celebrate Americold’s recent IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. As the first publicly traded owner-operator dedicated to temperature-controlled infrastructure, we believe the combination of our high quality portfolio of mission critical assets, technology driven platform and deep and experienced team will allow us to continue to grow our Company and remain the industry leader,” said Boehler.
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Americold is the world’s largest owner of temperature-controlled warehouses. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates 158 temperature-controlled warehouses, with approximately 1 billion cubic feet of storage, in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Argentina. Americold’s facilities are an integral component of the supply chain connecting food producers, processors, distributors and retailers to consumers. Americold serves over 2,600 customers and employs approximately 11,000 associates worldwide.