Contegra Construction Co. has completed the build-out of 42,000 square feet of specialty packaging space for Advanced Outsource Solutions (AOS) at Alton Center Business Park in Alton, IL. AOS employs disadvantaged persons, individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who provide contract packaging and fulfillment services to help customers manage merchandising supply chains. The facility is expected to employ about 50 people when it opens later this year. AOS also has the potential to expand at the business park.
Contegra’s work included installing new dock equipment and warehouse lighting; office interior finish; and laying new asphalt and concrete paving.
AOS is a new for-profit venture of Challenge Unlimited, a nonprofit entity that has developed job opportunities for people with disabilities since 1959. The organization operates training centers in Alton and Swansea, IL. that employ about 300 workers. It also outsources employees to entities in need of physical plant support, food service, recycling and grounds keeping services.
Developed by Clark Properties, Alton Center Business Park is a 150-acre, mixed-use development located at the intersection of Illinois Route 143 and Broadway in Alton, IL.
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