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    Several guests attended the Fargo groundbreaking ceremony, including Arlette Preston, Deputy Mayor from the City of Fargo; Cody Furstenau, Jeff Furstenau, and Trent Ochsner from Olaf-Anderson General Contractors; developer Levi Arneson with Dell Arneson, Inc.; Stacia Sytsma from the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce; along with nearly 30 Chamber Ambassadors, with Brooke Coauette serving as the emcee. Also present were members of DSG's executive, regional, and branch leadership teams.

    DSG Breaks Ground in Three States

    Oct. 31, 2023
    New distribution locations in Fargo, ND, Butte MT and Ames, Iowa will be strategically located.

    Plymouth, MN - Dakota Supply Group (DSG), a leading distributor of products and services for HVAC, plumbing, electrical, communication, automation, waterworks and on-site sewer, water and well, recently announced it had broken ground for two new distribution facilities, in Fargo, ND, Butte, MT and Ames, Iowa.

    The Fargo facility groundbreaking occurred on October 17, 2023. The facility is scheduled to open in 2025. 

    Situated at 1387 55th Street NE, Fargo, North Dakota, the new 126,000-square-foot facility boasts a strategic location with convenient access from 45th Street in Fargo and 9th Street in West Fargo and quick access from I-29. DSG has been serving customers in the Fargo market for the last 125 years. 

    Several  guests attended the groundbreaking ceremony, including:

    • Arlette Preston, Deputy Mayor from the City of Fargo;

    Cody Furstenau, Jeff Furstenau, and

  • Trent Ochsner from Olaf-Anderson General Contractors;
  • Developer Levi Arneson with Dell Arneson, Inc.;
  • Stacia Sytsma from the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce;
  • nearly 30 Chamber Ambassadors, with Brooke Coauette serving as the emcee.
  • Also present were members of DSG's executive, regional, and branch leadership teams. 
  • "We are thrilled to break ground on our new facility in Fargo, North Dakota.  DSG was founded in Fargo 125 years ago, and this expansion reinforces our dedication to providing exceptional service to our customers in this region for the next 125 years and beyond. Our strategic location and expanded services will enable us to meet the growing needs of the electrical, plumbing, HVAC, utility, and communications industries, ensuring we remain a trusted partner in their success." Paul Kennedy, President & CEO of DSG.

    The Butte, MT facility will be located on the 2900 block of Washoe Street. The new 60,000-square-foot facility is strategically located, with convenient access from Interstate 15/North & South and Interstate 90/East & West. It is slated to open in 2024.

    The groundbreaking ceremony was also attended by many guests, including:

    J.P. Gallagher, Chief Executive for Butte-Silver Bow;
    • Mark Johnson, President of the Butte Chamber of Commerce;
    • Stephanie Sorini, Executive Director of the Butte Chamber of Commerce;
    • Bill Brandon, representing Brandon-Legg Development;
    • Pete Carbonneau, Brian Trombley, and Matt Fornasiere, representing Oppidan;
    • John Atkinson with AT Architecture;
    • Pat Ryan from Apex Steel;
    • Jay Fortune and Justin Fortune from
    • Jay Fortune Construction;
    • Ryan Jonart from R&R Electric.
    • numerous community members and key personnel from DSG, including members of the executive and regional leadership team.

    "We are thrilled to break ground on our new facility in Butte, Montana. DSG has been serving customers in the Butte market for the last three decades, and establishing this new facility is a significant step in the continued commitment to a best-in-class customer experience in this vital market.  The additional capacity of this new Butte facility will provide a central distribution point for all our Montana locations and provide the opportunity to expand our offering to include electrical products. The expanded range of services will cater to electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and telecommunications, ensuring we remain a trusted partner in our customer’s success." Paul Kennedy, President & CEO of DSG. 

     Ames, Iowa Facility

    Ground was broken for the new facility in Ames, Iowa, on November 6, 2023. This significant milestone marks the start of construction and reaffirms DSG's dedication to delivering outstanding service in the area. The facility is slated for opening in 2024.

    Located at 2155 Bailey Ave in Ames, IA, the new 30,000-square-foot facility offers a strategically positioned site, easily accessible from Dayton Avenue, providing quick connections to I-35 and Highway 30. DSG has proudly served the Ames market for the past six decades.

    Guests in attendance were:

    • Dan Culhane, President and CEO of the Ames Chamber of Commerce;
    • John Hollinrake, Deputy State Director for US Senator Joni Ernst;
    • Emily Schwickerath, District Director for US Congressman Randy Feestra;
    • Bill Johnson, Developer with Choice Commercial;
    • Mark Lewis, President of Cedar Falls Building Systems Inc.; 
    • Jan Williams, Nikki Fischer, Dylan Kline, Steven Lawrence, Ottie Maxey, and Emory Widlowski, all representing the Ames Chamber of Commerce.
    • Also present were members of DSG's executive, regional, and branch leadership teams. 

     

    "We are thrilled to announce this investment in Ames, Iowa. Our new warehouse facility will provide increased capacity to serve not only our current waterworks business in the Ames market but also the ability to grow into the broader DSG offering across Iowa. We are furthering our commitment to bring a world-class customer experience to the customers, employee owners, and communities we serve," said Paul Kennedy, President and CEO of DSG. He continued, "We are celebrating our 125th year, and with years of success in Ames, we eagerly anticipate the opportunities this expansion will bring to Ames and the broader community."

    DSG is a 100% employee owned company with more than 1,000 employee-owners in more than 54 locations across eight states; Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

    To learn more about DSG and its comprehensive range of services, visit www.dsgsupply.com.