Plug Power Deploying Hydrogen Infrastructure and Fuel Cell Solutions at Uline Campus in Wisconsin

Feb. 27, 2024
The collaboration will help install an 18,000-gallon hydrogen storage tank and 17 hydrogen dispensers to service four distribution centers within the campus

Plug Power has formed a partnership with Uline, a distributor of shipping, industrial, and packaging materials to businesses across North America, to deploy its hydrogen infrastructure and fuel cell solutions at Uline's campus in Kenosha, Wisconsin. 

The collaboration will integrate an on-site hydrogen infrastructure with the installation of an 18,000-gallon hydrogen storage tank and 17 hydrogen dispensers to service four distribution centers within the campus. 250 fuel cell forklifts will also be added to operate using hydrogen that will be generated on-site through Plug Power's infrastructure. 

Plug Power's infrastructure, which will support the entire campus, is set to be commissioned and fully operational by the end of 2024, along with the first new distribution center on the campus. 

Uline also plans to construct three more buildings over the next several years as part of the strategic campus build-out. Uline will operate a total of 520 fuel cells and 34 dispensers across ten facilities with the help of this partnership.

“The eight-year partnership and $20,000,000 expansion with Uline stands as a testament to the remarkable impact our hydrogen and fuel cell technology has on material handling operations,” said Plug Power CEO Andy Marsh. “Given Uline’s business strategy of same day turn-around, productivity and predictability are important and are key benefits that Plug’s fuel cell solutions deliver to Uline.”