17415 Wed, 12/02/2009 - 12:56pm
HIGH POINT, N.C.–Vernon Distribution Services, which operates a 210,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution facility here for the furniture industry, has been bought and taken on a new name, Furniture City Warehouse and Distribution.
Partners Kristen Kochekian and Michael Kochekian bought the company from previous owner Kent Vernon according to the announcement this week. Terms were not disclosed.
The facility, on a 50-acre site near downtown High Point, includes 20 loading docks, six drive-in docks, an automated inventory control system and 24-hour security surveillance.
“With our central Mid-Atlantic location, we can provide customers with the best distribution east of the Mississippi River,” said Kristen Kockhekian, who will serve as president of the new company.