Eller & Company Acquires Uiterwyk Cold Storage
Arthur E. Erb, president of Eller & Company, Inc. of Tampa, Fla., has announced the purchase of Uiterwyk Cold Storage Corp. The transaction includes all stock and assets owned by Uiterwyk Cold Storage, one in a group of companies o p e r a t i n g out of Tampa under the Uiterwyk name. This new venture will operate as H a r b o r s i d e Refrigerated Services, Inc.
Since it commenced operation in 1974, Uiterwyk Cold Storage has been a leader in the movement of refrigerated commodities worldwide. More than 700,000 tons of refrigerated products including fresh citrus, frozen concentrate, meat, and poultry, have passed through this facility during its seven years of operation. A tenant of the Tampa Port Authority since 1973, Uiterwyk Cold Storage has owned and operated the largest dockside cold storage facility in the United States. This complex includes a 110,000-square-foot freezer warehouse complemented by two chill buildings totaling 48,000 square feet.