The Port of Kalama boasts a new Industrial Park and acres of shovel-ready land for manufacturing, technology, storage and many other uses.
Kalama, WA (PRWEB) November 06, 2012
Wine bottle manufacturer, Bennu Glass LLC, has leased an additional 20,000 square feet of warehouse space at the Kalama River Industrial Park for storage and distribution of wine bottles. The company acquired the assets at the Port of Kalama location previously owned by Cameron Family Glass Packaging and fired up wine bottle production at its facility earlier this year.
Bennu joins a growing number of industries and businesses who have found the Port of Kalama an ideal location to grow their businesses. The Port boasts a new Industrial Park and acres of shovel-ready land for manufacturing, technology, storage and many other uses. A 5-acre Marine Park stands out as a popular destination for both locals and tourists. Kalama is already banking on these features and more as it attracts new businesses to the amenity-rich industrial properties. Port officials cite several advantages for businesses like Bennu Glass to settle in Kalama including:
- Business friendly environment
- Affordable/competitive rates
- Accessibility to all modes of transportation
- Quality buildings, land on river/rail/Interstate
- Collaborative environment
- Quality of life, slow-paced, beautiful, quiet, hometown feel
- Proximity to international airport at PDX -- just 30 minutes away
About Port of Kalama – Where rail and water meet:
The Port of Kalama is located in Southwest Washington on the Columbia River and immediately off of Interstate Highway 5. The port exists to induce capital investment in an environmentally responsible manner to create jobs and to enhance public recreational opportunities. Port of Kalama's industrial area includes seven miles of riverfront property adjacent to the 43' federally-maintained deep draft navigation channel of the Columbia River. The Port is served by the Burlington Northern/Santa Fe and Union Pacific railroads. There are over 20 industries located at the Port of Kalama, employing over 900 people. Port of Kalama offers all the superior facilities businesses need to thrive, and an unsurpassed quality of life. The port offers shovel ready sites, a new Industrial Park, state of the art Marine Terminals and transportation accessibility to rail and highway all just a 25 minute drive to the Portland International Airport. Port of Kalama also offers high-bandwidth communications, with dual access fiber-optic service to Seattle and Portland. Properties currently available at the port for businesses wishing to expand and thrive: http://www.showcase.com/
CONTACT: Claudia Johnson, Strategic Communications, 503-799-2220/cell