Benjamin Moore & Co., North America's favorite paint, color and coatings
brand, today opened a new distribution center in Oakland, California to
support demand of its growing West Coast business. The Silver LEED
Certified Logistics Center will support distribution of an expanded line
of Benjamin Moore & Co. products and serve as the key hub for the
company’s growing network of Asia Pacific retailers and distributors.
“The opening of the new Oakland distribution center is a milestone for
our domestic and international growth strategy,” said Mike Searles,
President and CEO of Benjamin Moore & Co. “Benjamin Moore is committed
to providing business solutions to support the independent retail
Benjamin Moore will occupy 142,000 square feet of the newly constructed
Goodman Logistics Center, the largest freestanding industrial facility
built in the Greater Oakland area in the past two decades. The facility
is leased to Benjamin Moore & Co. by Goodman Birtcher North America on
behalf of the owner, Goodman North American Partnership, and is the
first-ever Silver LEED certified site for Benjamin Moore & Co.
The property is situated within the Port of Oakland’s “Oakland Airport
Business Park,” a business-friendly enterprise and eco-conscious
industrial zone, located just east of the San Francisco central business
Benjamin Moore & Co. also has plans to expand distribution operations
later this year in Landover, Maryland.
About Benjamin Moore & Co.
Benjamin Moore & Co., a Berkshire Hathaway company, was founded in 1883.
One of North America's leading manufacturers of premium quality
residential, commercial and industrial maintenance coatings, Benjamin
Moore maintains a relentless commitment to sustainable manufacturing
practices and continues to develop the most eco-responsible formulations
possible. In 2012, the company's Natura® paint received the Green Good
Housekeeping Seal, acknowledging its high degree of sustainability plus
rigorously tested performance. Other superior products in the Benjamin
Moore Green Promise® portfolio include Aura®, Regal® Select, ben® and
Ultra Spec® 500 paint for commercial interiors – all built upon our
patented Gennex® platform that has changed the industry and earned the
passion and loyalty of homeowners and professional painters by
delivering extremely low-VOC and peerless beauty and performance. J.D.
Power and Associates 2014 Interior Paint Satisfaction Study ranked
Benjamin Moore highest in consumer satisfaction, marking the fourth
consecutive year and fifth time the company has earned this rating.
Benjamin Moore paints deliver authentic Benjamin Moore colors and are
available exclusively from Benjamin Moore's more than 5,000 paint and