Ribbon cutting

Cavalier takes a quantum leap forward in the Bio-Pharma and Healthcare Services Vertical

November 8th, 2017 marked the grand opening of Cavalier new state of the art Cold Room.

Officials from The State of Maryland and Howard County along with Cavalier customers and suppliers were on hand to witness the ribbon cutting ceremony.  Cavalier was presented with a Secretary’s Citation by Virginia Crews and Gina Stewart of the Maryland Department of Commerce and a Proclamation by Howard County Executive, Allan H. Kittleman. Additionally, a letter from Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger (Maryland’s 2nd District) was presented by his representative Ashley Meyer.
Cavalier continues to invest heavily in its developing bio-pharma division. The opening of the new 2-8 °C 610 pallet cold room is one such investment that positions Cavalier for future growth. Cavalier’s President and Owner, Mr. Tim Holdaway, said “This state-of-the-art facility is a physical demonstration of the belief we have in the company and our vision for the future.”

New Validated 2-8 °C 610 Pallet Cold Room Technical  Specifications
  • Temperature: 2-8 °C
  • Temperature Variance: + or - 1°c.
  • Humidity: 45% R.H.
  • Humidity variance: + or -1 10% R.H.
  • Alarm Parameters: +2 °C low limit, 8 °C high limit.
  • Size: 63’ 8” (Front side) x 80’ 6” x 26’ 6” tall.
  • Warehouse has been designed with independent systems each sized for 100% redundancy. 
  •  Refrigeration system will switch over every 12 hours to insure equal run time on each system.
  • Backup system will only operate when set point has been deviated by more than 1.5 °C for a period of 5 minutes.
  • Each refrigeration system has a dedicated control panel to allow for complete system redundancy in the event of power failure or a controller failure.
  • LED lighting has been selected due to its energy efficiency as well as its ability to work in colder temperatures. The LED lighting fixtures are controlled by a monitor sensor at the sliding door.
  • The controlled Environment facility (cold room) will be equipped with a state-of-the-art internal and external security system.