Martin Brothers to expand Cedar Falls distribution hub

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — Martin Brothers is planning to expand its distribution center in Cedar Falls and add 35 employees.

The Iowa Economic Development Authority recently approved tax incentives in support of Martin Brothers’ expansion to its existing facility in Cedar Falls Industrial Park. The company is expected to invest $16 million in the project and to create 35 jobs, with 16 incented at a qualifying wage of $19.13 per hour.

The proposed expansion project would add approximately 77,000 square feet to the dry goods, refrigerated and frozen food areas of the facility.

Founded in Cedar Falls in 1940, Martin Brothers is a family and employee-owned food service distributor providing products and equipment to restaurants, schools, nursing care facilities and other institutional facilities. The company employs over 600 workers.

Photo courtesy of Martin Brothers

Source: Iowa Economic Development Authority

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