Project Capsule: Kroger Distribution Center Security Guard Shack
This Kroger Distribution Center modular guard shack is a 420 sq. foot security building. It was ready for operation within four hours of delivery. It is constructed with steel perimeter framing. Pre-poured concrete slab flooring offers outstanding durability that stands up to the heavy traffic. The exterior features a 1“ brick veneer. The roof was constructed with 1 1/2” wide rib steel with a centered peak truss at 16” on center with a 30-pound live load and 26 gauge steel standing seam panels with continuous ridge.
This security shack was built with a suspended ceiling. Another feature is the laminated Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) panels over 3/8” Oriented Strand Board (OSB) with 24” deep L shape laminated counter top furniture allow plenty of room for the staff and visitors. The guard house is outfitted with a two ton Bard HVAC unit.
The size in addition to the design of this mobile guard shack allow for an easy entry as a checkpoint, and of course provide a professional atmosphere that matches the aesthetics of the distribution center facility already in place. For this reason prototypes like this are now used throughout the country for other Kroger distribution centers.