Research by SalesLeads’ experienced industrial market research team, shows 59 new planned Food and Beverage industry projects tracked during the month of June.

food industry june 2020 report

The following are selected highlights on new Food and Beverage industry construction news.

Food and Beverage Project Type
Processing Facilities – 43 New Projects
Distribution and Industrial Warehouse – 20 New Projects

Food and Beverage Project Scope/Activity
New Construction – 17 New Projects
Expansion – 19 New Projects
Renovations/Equipment Upgrades – 27 New Projects
Plant Closing – 1 New Project

Food and Beverage Project Location(Top 10 States)
Texas – 6
South Carolina – 4
North Carolina – 4
Wisconsin – 4
Ohio – 3
Kentucky – 3
Indiana – 3
Georgia – 3
Virginia – 2
Pennsylvania – 2

Opportunities – By Equipment Need
Air Emissions Control Equipment – 39 New Equipment Opportunities
Compressed Air Systems – 50 New Equipment Opportunities
Control Systems and Instrumentation – 42 New Equipment Opportunities
Conveyors – 46 New Equipment Opportunities
Floor Coatings – 31 New Equipment Opportunities
Material Handling/Storage Equipment – 54 New Equipment Opportunities
Mechanical Construction –  46 New Equipment Opportunities
Packaging Equipment – 36 New Equipment Opportunities
Process Equipment – 36 New Equipment Opportunities
Tanks/Vessels – 23 New Equipment Opportunities

Largest Planned Project

During the month of June, our research team identified 2 new Food and Beverage facility construction projects with an estimated value of $100 million or more.

The largest project is owned by Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc., who is planning to invest $300 million for the construction of a 918,000 sf distribution facility in HERNANDO, MS. They will consolidate regional operations upon completion in Spring 2023.

Top 10 Tracked Food and Beverage Projects

CONNECTICUT:
Company Name: Americold Logistics
Warehousing and logistics service provider is planning for the construction of a 250,000 sf cold storage facility in PLAINVILLE, CT. Construction is expected to start in 2020, with completion slated for 2022.
Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed
Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new refrigerated warehouse
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:
David Stuver – EVP of Supply Chain Solutions
Fitzgerald Speare – Sr. Dir. Facilities and Maintenance
Randy Goff – Dir. Operations

Equipment OppAlerts:

  • Building Construction
  • Compressed Air Systems
  • Control Systems and Instrumentation
  • Conveyors
  • Cranes and Hoists
  • Fire Suppression Equipment
  • Floor Coatings
  • HVAC Equipment
  • Lift Trucks
  • Loading Dock Equipment
  • Material Handling/Storage Equipment
  • Mechanical Construction
  • Networking/Security Equipment
  • Signage

INDIANA:
Company Name: Northwest Ordinance Distilling
Distillery is planning to invest $40 million for an expansion, renovation, and equipment upgrades on their production facility at 707 Pillsbury Ln. in NEW ALBANY, IN. They are currently seeking approval for the project..
Anticipated Investment: $40,000,000
Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment, product capacity expansion and renovation of their production facility
Tax Incentives: $500,000

Project Contacts:
Terry Marfleet – VP, Procurement and Contract Manufacture
Dustin Shell – Global Supply Chain Mgr.
Clint Seibert – Purchasing Mgr. Flexible Packaging
Ryan Daigle – Operations Mgr.

Equipment OppAlerts:

  • Air Emissions Control Equipment
  • Building Construction
  • Building Renovation
  • Compressed Air Systems
  • Control Systems and Instrumentation
  • Conveyors
  • Cranes and Hoists
  • Fire Suppression Equipment
  • Floor Coatings
  • Heat Exchangers
  • HVAC Equipment
  • Lift Trucks
  • Loading Dock Equipment
  • Material Handling/Storage Equipment
  • Mechanical Construction
  • Networking/Security Equipment
  • Packaging Equipment
  • Process Equipment
  • Signage
  • Tank/Vessels

KENTUCKY:
Company Name: Republic National Distributing Company
Beverage distributor is considering the construction of a 500,000 sf office and distribution facility on Rehl Rd. in LOUISVILLE, KY. Watch SalesLeads for updates.
Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed
Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new warehouse and office facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Steve Feldman – Corporate EVP – Operations

Equipment OppAlerts:

  • Building Construction
  • Compressed Air Systems
  • Control Systems and Instrumentation
  • Conveyors
  • Cranes and Hoists
  • EPC
  • Fire Suppression Equipment
  • Floor Coatings
  • HVAC Equipment
  • Lift Trucks
  • Loading Dock Equipment
  • Material Handling/Storage Equipment
  • Mechanical Construction
  • Networking/Security Equipment
  • Signage

MASSACHUSETTS:
Company Name: Monogram Foods
Meat processing company is planning for the construction of a 135,000 sf processing facility at 25 Computer Dr. in HAVERHILL, MA. They are currently seeking approval for the project. Construction is expected to start in Summer 2020.
Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed
Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new processing facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:
Jeff Johnson – Chief Operations Strategy Officer
Janet Bodo – Dir. Purchasing
Tom Talbot – Director of Safety and Health
Alex Mariencheck – Procurement Specialist

Equipment OppAlerts:

  • Air Emissions Control Equipment
  • Building Construction
  • Compressed Air Systems
  • Control Systems and Instrumentation
  • Conveyors
  • Cranes and Hoists
  • Fire Suppression Equipment
  • Floor Coatings
  • Heat Exchangers
  • HVAC Equipment
  • Lift Trucks
  • Loading Dock Equipment
  • Material Handling/Storage Equipment
  • Mechanical Construction
  • Networking/Security Equipment
  • Packaging Equipment
  • Process Equipment
  • Signage
  • Tank/Vessels

MINNESOTA:
Company Name: Swift Pork Company
Meat processing company is expanding and planning to invest $30 million for the construction of a 200,000 sf refrigerated warehouse in WORTHINGTON, MN. They are currently seeking approval for the project.
Anticipated Investment: $30,000,000
Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new refrigerated warehouse
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:
Rafiuddin Mohammed – Dir. Engineering and Maintenance
Randall Rogos – Corporate Facilities Mgr.
Veronica Arellano – Purchasing Supervisor

Equipment OppAlerts:

  • Building Construction
  • Compressed Air Systems
  • Conveyors
  • Cranes and Hoists
  • Fire Suppression Equipment
  • Floor Coatings
  • HVAC Equipment
  • Lift Trucks
  • Loading Dock Equipment
  • Material Handling/Storage Equipment
  • Mechanical Construction
  • Networking/Security Equipmen
  • Signage

NORTH CAROLINA:
Company Name: Prime Beverage Group, LLC
Startup beverage packaging company is planning to invest $68 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades of a 300,000 sf warehouse and processing facility at 1858 Kannapolis Pkwy. in KANNAPOLIS, NC. They have recently received approval for the project.
Anticipated Investment: $68,000,000
Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment and renovation of their warehouse and processing facility
Tax Incentives: $5,000,000

Project Contacts:
Jeremy Lantz – CEO
Bob Williams – President/COO/Managing Partner

Equipment OppAlerts:

  • Air Emissions Control Equipment
  • Compressed Air Systems
  • Control Systems and Instrumentation
  • Conveyors
  • Cranes and Hoists
  • Fire Suppression Equipment
  • Heat Exchangers
  • HVAC Equipment
  • Lift Trucks
  • Loading Dock Equipment
  • Material Handling/Storage Equipment
  • Mechanical Construction
  • Networking/Security Equipment
  • Packaging Equipment
  • Process Equipment
  • Signage

OHIO:
Company Name: Baker Cerelia
Specialty bakery products mfr. is planning to invest $29 million for the construction of a 150,000 sf processing facility in WHITEHALL, OH. They have recently received approval for the project. Completion is slated for early 2021.
Anticipated Investment: $29,000,000
Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new processing facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:
Martin Gonzalez – VP, Supply Chain and Operations North America
Aad Stam – Project Dir.

Equipment OppAlerts:

  • Air Emissions Control Equipment
  • Compressed Air Systems
  • Control Systems and Instrumentation
  • Conveyors
  • Cranes and Hoists
  • Fire Suppression Equipment
  • Floor Coatings
  • Heat Exchangers
  • HVAC Equipment
  • Lift Trucks
  • Loading Dock Equipment
  • Material Handling/Storage Equipment
  • Mechanical Construction
  • Networking/Security Equipment
  • Packaging Equipment
  • Process Equipment
  • Signage
  • Tank/Vessels

TEXAS:
Company Name: General Advanced Foods
Specialty food products mfr. is planning to invest $87 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades on their processing facility at 301 E. Insurance Street in LUBBOCK, TX. They have recently received approval for the project.
Anticipated Investment: $87,000,000
Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment and renovation of their processing facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:
German Chavez – VP, Manufacturing
Fernando Ruiz – VP, Logistics
Joandy Rodriquez – Senior Buyer

Equipment OppAlerts:

  • Air Emissions Control Equipment
  • Building Renovation
  • Compressed Air Systems
  • Control Systems and Instrumentation
  • Conveyors
  • Cranes and Hoists
  • Fire Suppression Equipment
  • Heat Exchangers
  • HVAC Equipment
  • Lift Trucks
  • Loading Dock Equipment
  • Material Handling/Storage Equipment
  • Mechanical Construction
  • Networking/Security Equipment
  • Packaging Equipment
  • Process Equipment
  • Signage

VIRGINIA:
Company Name: Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA Inc.
Coffee company is planning for the construction of a 356,000 sf distribution center in SUFFOLK, VA. Construction is expected to start in Summer 2020, with completion slated for Summer 2021.
Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed
Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new distribution center
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:
Douglas Nesmith – SVP, Supply Chain
Ali Itani – VP, Operations
Bobby Baucom – Facilities Maintenance Mgr.

Equipment OppAlerts:

  • Building Construction
  • Compressed Air Systems
  • Control Systems and Instrumentation
  • Conveyors
  • Cranes and Hoists
  • Fire Suppression Equipment
  • Floor Coatings
  • HVAC Equipment
  • Lift Trucks
  • Loading Dock Equipment
  • Material Handling/Storage Equipment
  • Mechanical Construction
  • Networking/Security Equipment
  • Signage

WISCONSIN:
Company Name: Wisconsin Pride Cheese, Co.
Cheese mfr. is planning for an expansion and equipment upgrades on their processing facility in MAUSTON, WI. They have recently received approval for the project.
Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed
Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment and expand production capacity of their processing facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:
Jim Natzke – CEO

Equipment OppAlerts:

  • Air Emissions Control Equipment
  • Compressed Air Systems
  • Control Systems and Instrumentation
  • Conveyors
  • Cranes and Hoists
  • Fire Suppression Equipment
  • Floor Coatings
  • Heat Exchangers
  • HVAC Equipment
  • Lift Trucks
  • Loading Dock Equipment
  • Material Handling/Storage Equipment
  • Mechanical Construction
  • Networking/Security Equipment
  • Packaging Equipment
  • Process Equipment
  • Signage
  • Tank/Vessels

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