DELANO, Calif. (KGET) — Furniture and bedding company Malouf has acquired a 1.2 million-square-foot warehouse in Delano to improve its distribution network in the western U.S., and the purchase is expected to created 100 local jobs within two years.
The warehouse has a storage racking system, 185 dock doors and miles of conveyers, according to a news release. The facility previously was a distribution center for Sears.
The company plans to start shipping out of the warehouse later this year.
“We’re excited to be in an area with an excellent labor pool with a strong work ethic, and we look forward to welcoming them to our family,” Ryan Egbert, Malouf’s national director of distribution, said in the release.