1. Big Y looked around and chose Springfield as distribution hub for future growth

    Big Y looked around and chose Springfield as distribution hub for future growth

    Big Y Foods Inc. hosted its Friday news conference announcing a major expansion of its Springfield distribution center in the morning because by the afternoon, the existing warehouse space would have been too full. "We wouldn't be able to move," said Vice President of Corporate Communications Claire D'Amour-Daley. Her brother, Big Y President and COO Charles L. D'Amour, said the crush is even worse in the summer when farmers bring in produce.

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    1. First of all, Big Y and the D'Amour family have been an outstanding corporate citizen.
    2. This expansion highlights my administration's continued efforts to not only bring in new business development, but just as importantly, to assist old stalwart establishments such as Big Y, MassMutual and Smith & Wesson to expand and continue to thrive right here in our Springfield.
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