M. Block and Sons, Inc. News & Events

Press Release

M. Block & Sons, Inc. announces the opening of a new Distribution Center in Jefferson City, TN

Bedford Park, IL June 2, 2011: M. Block & Sons, Inc., a leading provider of supply chain distribution and logistics is pleased to announce the opening of a new distribution center in Jefferson City, TN. This 500,000 square foot facility will provide a strategic location for distribution to retailers in southern and southeastern U.S.

M. Block expects to employ over 100 people at this facility in warehousing and distribution management. M. Block will host a job fair during the month of June to recruit prospective employees.

The facility is located at 1400 Flat Gap Road, Jefferson City, TN 37760 and is expected to be fully operational by August 1, 2011.

About M. Block & Sons:

M. Block is the leading distributor of consumer products to retailers throughout the United States. Vendor partners include Green Mountain Coffee Roasters and their Keurig single serve coffee division, Proctor & Gamble, Kraft, Sensio, Tristar Products, Inc., Applica, Inc., Jarden Consumer Solutions, Blue Avocado, and Arc International. Major retail accounts include Bed Bath and Beyond, Walmart, Target, JC Penney, Macy's, Costco, Kohl's and other leading home retailers. M.Block manages distribution centers in Redlands, CA. and Bedford Park, IL.

Company Headquarters
5020 W. 73rd Street
Bedford Park, IL 60638
Phone 708.728.8400

Contact: Linda Hoffmeister, VP Human Resources
Phone 708.924.6919