Almo Corporation is committed to responsible environmental stewardship and sustainable business practices. While there is much more that will be needed to be done, Almo is actively working to reduce our overall carbon footprint and to create a sustainable business model that minimizes our impact on the environment.

Renewable Energy

Since 2019, Almo has completed three roof-based renewable energy systems which consist of more than 3,750 solar panels on three properties. We now have 740,000 sq.ft. of warehousing space that run completely on solar energy.

Our solar-panel systems produce a combined total of 1.5 million kW-h annually, fulfilling 100% of the electricity needs for three of our buildings. These solar panels greatly reduce our dependence on grid-generated, non-renewable electricity for many years to come and eliminate 1,100 tons of CO2 emissions annually.

To hear more about Almo's decision to invest in solar energy, watch the following videos of Ed Gibbons, Executive Vice President, and Warren Chaiken, CEO, talk about Almo's solar investments.

Almo Turns on Two Solar Plants in PA

Almo Launches WI Solar Project, Its Third Solar Initiative

Energy Savings

Today, all Almo warehouses utilize motion-sensing lighting which can cut in half the electricity used in our distribution facilities. All of our offices use similar technology. Additionally, we are in the process of improving the energy efficiency of our lighting by another 15%-25% by replacing all fixtures with LED technology. In August, 2021, Almo completed the conversion of our headquarters offices and our PA warehouse to 100% motion-sensing, LED lighting. That’s over 430,000 sq. ft. of state-of-the-art, very-high-efficiency lighting.

Forklift Emissions

We are in the process of converting our fleet of more than 125 forklifts from liquid propane engines to highly-efficient, battery-operated forklifts. Our new “Eco-Performance” lift trucks produce an amazing 80% less CO2 emissions than our current forklifts and operate 17% more efficiently than standard electric lift trucks.


Click here for an exciting article about the pioneering solar initiatives at Lafayette College, Muhlenberg College, Lehigh University, Dickinson College, Penn State, and the University of Pennsylvania - the alma maters for many of our Almo employees. Most recently, Lafayette College added over 1,200 solar panels to their athletic center roof (Click here for more).


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As one of the largest privately held distributors in the United States, Almo Corporation understands that our employees are the backbone of the company. That's why we focus on ensuring everyone who works for us has what they need to succeed, from an upbeat working environment, to skills training, to approachable higher management. With more than 600 employees working in 4 sales divisions and 9 distribution centers around the country, Almo takes pride in offering a 401K program and comprehensive benefits package designed to meet the changing and various needs of our employees.

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About Almo

Almo Corporation is the largest independent distributor of appliances, consumer electronics, professional A/V equipment, furniture and housewares in the United States. Serving the needs of retailers across the country, Almo operates 9 regional distribution facilities with over 2.5 million square feet of warehousing.

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