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Coleman Cable Announces New Distribution Center
On January 28, the Pleasant Prairie Plan Commission approved a Site and Operational Plan for CenterPoint Properties on behalf of Coleman Cable, Inc. of Waukegan, Illinois. Coleman Cable will lease roughly 502,000 square feet in LakeView Corporate Park. The building, at 11290 80th Avenue, will be used to warehouse the company’s entire line of wire and cable products. Coleman Cable, Inc. is a manufacturer of wire and cable products for the electrical, electronics and automotive industries.

Coleman Cable plans to occupy 250,000 square feet of the LakeView XI building in LakeView Corporate Park by March of this year. They plan to occupy the entire 502,000 square feet by October of 2008. Once the entire 502,000 square foot building is operational, the location will employ 75 full-time positions, 50 first shift employees and 25 second shift employees.

The site plan calls for monitored, gated access to the site. The company expects truck traffic of approximately 25 inbound and outbound trucks per day. Coleman Cable operates six manufacturing facilities throughout the United States. At present, the company does not have plans for manufacturing at the Pleasant Prairie facility.

To read Coleman Cable's news release announcing their new distribution facility, please see the PDF below.

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