Research by SalesLeads’ experienced industrial market research team, shows 74 new planned Food and Beverage industry projects tracked during the month of August.

food industry report 2019_2020The following are selected highlights on new Food and Beverage industry construction news.

Food and Beverage Project Type

Processing Facilities – 55 New Projects
Distribution and Industrial Warehouse – 33 New Projects

Food and Beverage Project Scope/Activity

New Construction – 29 New Projects
Expansion – 24 New Projects
Renovations/Equipment Upgrades – 32 New Projects
Plant Closing – 0 New Projects

Food and Beverage Project Location(Top 10 States)

California – 9
Texas – 7
North Carolina – 6
New York – 5
Georgia – 4
Idaho – 3
Ohio – 3
Colorado – 3
Wisconsin – 3
Oregon – 2

Opportunities – By Equipment Need

Air Emissions Control Equipment – 52 New Equipment Opportunities
Compressed Air Systems – 70 New Equipment Opportunities
Control Systems and Instrumentation – 56 New Equipment Opportunities
Conveyors – 67 New Equipment Opportunities
Floor Coatings – 46 New Equipment Opportunities
Material Handling/Storage Equipment – 73 New Equipment Opportunities
Mechanical Construction –  67 New Equipment Opportunities
Packaging Equipment – 50 New Equipment Opportunities
Process Equipment – 49 New Equipment Opportunities
Tanks/Vessels – 34 New Equipment Opportunities

Largest Planned Project

During the month of August, 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 Plumrose USA, who is considering investing $200 million for the construction of a processing facility and currently a seeking site in COLORADO. Watch SalesLeads for updates.

Top 10 Tracked Food and Beverage Projects

IOWA:
Company Name: General Mills, Inc.
Food products mfr. is planning to invest $37 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades of their processing facility in CEDAR RAPIDS, IA. They have recently received approval for the project.
Anticipated Investment: $37,000,000
Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment and renovation of their processing facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Kevin Wilt – Dir. Operations
Dave Jackett – Dir. Global Supply Chain Process and Capabilities
Tom Whisler – Dir. Procurement

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

NORTH CAROLINA:
Company Name: GNT USA, Inc.
Food ingredient mfr. is planning to invest $30 million for the construction of a 260,000 sf processing facility in GASTONIA, NC. Construction is expected to start in Fall 2020, with completion of Phase 1 slated for Fall 2021.
Anticipated Investment: $30,000,000
Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new processing facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
David Duarte – VP, Operations US

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

OHIO:
Company Name: Kellogg Company
Cereal and snack food mfr. is planning to invest $43 million for a 10,000 sf expansion and equipment upgrades on their processing facility in ZANESVILLE, OH. They have recently received approval for the project.
Anticipated Investment: $43,000,000
Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment and expand production capacity of their processing facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Craig McKinnon – Sr. Dir. Procurement Operations
Christopher Demarest – Sr. Mgr. External Supply Chain
Taylor Gilmore – Mgr. Global Real Estate and Facilities

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

GEORGIA:
Company Name: HelloFresh
Specialty meal delivery service provider is planning for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a 209,000 sf distribution center at 510 International Park in NEWNAN, GA. They have recently received approval for the project.
Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed
Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment and renovation of a distribution facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Jindra Zitek – SVP, Operations
Jacob Krempel – Sr. Dir. Procurement
Dante Lavagnino – Associate Dir., Sourcing Strategy and Procurement

Equipment OppAlerts:

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

OKLAHOMA:
Company Name: Dollar General Corporation
Discount retailer is planning for the construction of a 160,000 sf warehouse and cold storage facility in ARDMORE, OK. Construction is expected to start in Fall 2020, with completion slated for Spring 2021.
Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed
Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a warehouse and cold storage facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Rich Szellan – VP, Procurement and Margin Improvement
Jacqueline Nation – Dir. Construction
Michael Roland – Sr. Operations 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 Equipment
  • Signage

VIRGINIA:
Company Name: Greenswell Growers
Produce company is planning to invest $17 million for the construction of a processing facility in GOOCHLAND, VA. They have recently received approval for the project.
Anticipated Investment: $17,000,000
Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a processing facility
Tax Incentives: $130,000
Project Contacts:
Chuck Metzgar – Co-Owner
Doug Pick – Co-Owner
John May – Co-Owner

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

COLORADO:
Company Name: Aurora Organic Dairy
Dairy products mfr. is planning to invest $6 million for the construction of a processing facility in HOLYOKE, CO. They are currently seeking approval for the project.
Anticipated Investment: $6,000,00
Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a processing facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Marc Peperzak – CEO
Gary Sebek – COO
Doug Walter – Dir. Supply Chain Management

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

IDAHO:
Company Name: Agri Beef Company
Beef processing company is planning for the construction of a processing facility in JEROME, ID. Completion is slated for late 2021.
Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed
Reason Behind Expansion:
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Gregg Dabb – Dir. Operations
Brad Cougher – Dir. Supply Chain

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

NORTH CAROLINA:
Company Name: Atlantic Seafood Company
Seafood wholesaler is planning for the construction of a 62,500 sf refrigerated warehouse and storage facility in HOLLY RIDGE, NC. They expect to be operational in late 2021.
Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed
Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new refrigerated warehouse and storage facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Joseph Smith – President

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 Equipment
  • Signage

WISCONSIN:
Company Name: Stella And Chewys, LLC.
Pet food mfr. is planning for the expansion of their warehouse and processing facility in OAK CREEK, WI by 140,000 sf. They have recently received approval for the project.
Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed
Reason Behind Expansion: Expand production capacity of their warehouse and processing facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Marc Hill – CEO
Jim Shannon – Dir. Supply Chain
Andy Schmitz – Sr. Procurement Mgr.

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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