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Arpin Group President and CEO, David Arpin, joined by his brother and Executive Vice President, Peter Arpin, dedicated the company’s new global headquarters to the late Paul Arpin, Sr. in a special ribbon-cutting event.
A new plaque displays a picture of Paul Arpin, Sr. (1925 - 2010) and a quote, “May the work I've done speak for me.”
In attendance was Margaret “Peggy” Arpin, who cut the ribbon on behalf of her late husband. Also present were U.S. Rep. James Langevin and U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, as well as Arpin employees and regional agents.
“The architects planned a facility with a strong corporate presence complemented by a sustainable, modern design,” said David Arpin. “Bisbano & Associates and Nappa Construction Management did a tremendous job of integrating the new design with the existing structure and they’ve helped us to balance our environmental goals with occupant comfort and productivity.”
Arpin Group’s new global headquarters is evidence of its tremendous growth since the company first broke ground at its West Warwick, R.I., location in 1983. Since then, the company has grown to over 260 employees, with a network of approximately 700 van operators, including contractors and agent-employed drivers.
The Arpin headquarters expansion also reflects its global growth. Currently, the company maintains operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Moreover, Arpin’s new and renovated facilities demonstrate the commitment of the company to continue to grow responsibly by taking full advantage of innovative and emerging green technologies. A significant investment was made to increase the efficiency of the critical components of the building’s infrastructure and communication architecture. The project’s cornerstone is a new state-of-the-art 174kw solar array, which was erected on the company’s underutilized warehouse rooftop. The clean energy system is expected to supply more than 40 percent of the energy necessary to operate both buildings located on the Arpin campus.
The project has added 2,834 square feet to the building, including a new media room, an expanded lobby, and a new corridor connecting the office building and warehouse on two levels. Enhancements include:
Significant upgrades to the communication architecture include:
Arpin is committed to reducing moving waste and giving back to the planet.
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