Australian owned industry heavy weight PFD Food Services, are expanding operations with a new distribution facility in Melbourne’s East.
Tracing their company lineage back to the 1940’s, PFD Food Services have proven themselves a commanding force in Australia’s $29 Billion wholesale grocery market
Set to open in late 2017, the building boasts 25,500m² of high grade office and
Positioned on the prominent corner of Ferntree Gully and Henderson Roads, PFD’s new facility will reside opposite the company’s existing head office in Knoxfield.
The market success of PFD Food Services can be attributed to strong corporate governance and a strategic approach to business development. Carefully planned acquisitions and staged organic growth, which has assisted in the diverse product portfolio offered by PFD.
Appointed a under a Design and Construct contract methodology, Vaughan Constructions has begun work on the $36 Million project. Managing Director, Andrew Noble noted that “This most recent appointment by PFD Food Services cements Vaughan’s reputation as the leading Design and Construct contractor for the food and beverage sector.”
PFD Food Services, CEO Kerry Smith outlined the importance of appointing a builder with a like-for-like business structure. “Partnering with a contractor who had similar business synergies to our own was important. Vaughan’s wholly Australian owned business model, supported by a strong family ownership framework appeals to PFD Food Services” said Ms Smith.