SalesLeads announced today the March 2021 results for the new planned capital project spending report for the Food and Beverage industry. The Firm tracks North American planned industrial capital project activity; including facility expansions, new plant construction and significant equipment modernization projects. Research confirms 70 new projects in the Food and Beverage sector.

The 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 – 20 New Projects

Food and Beverage Project Scope/Activity
New Construction – 26 New Projects
Expansion – 18 New Projects
Renovations/Equipment Upgrades – 35 New Projects
Plant Closing – 2 New Projects

Food and Beverage Project Location(Top 10 States)
California – 6
New York – 5
Texas – 4
Missouri – 4
Pennsylvania – 3
Ohio – 3
Connecticut – 3
Illinois – 3
Virginia – 3
Wisconsin – 3

Opportunities – By Equipment Need
Air Emissions Control Equipment – 50
Compressed Air Systems – 63
Control Systems and Instrumentation – 53
Conveyors – 58
Floor Coatings – 38
Material Handling/Storage Equipment – 65
Mechanical Construction – 59
Packaging Equipment – 48
Process Equipment – 48
Tanks/Vessels – 29

Largest Planned Project

During the month of March, our research team identified 4 new Food and Beverage facility construction projects with an estimated value of $100 million or more. 

The largest project is owned by Royal Canin, who is planning to invest $390 million for the construction of a processing facility at 6574 OH-503 in LEWISBURG, OH. They have recently received approval for the project. Completion is slated for Fall 2023.

Top 10 Tracked Food and Beverage Projects

IOWA:
Company Name: National Beef Packing Company
Beef processing company is planning to invest $100 million for an expansion and equipment upgrades of their processing facility at 3337 L Ave. in TAMA, IA. Completion is slated for late 2022.
Anticipated Investment: $100,000,000
Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment and expand production capacity of their processing facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Jon Surman – General Mgr.
Shawn Allison – Maintenance Mgr.

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

GEORGIA:
Company Name: Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation
Poultry processing company is planning to invest $70 million for the construction of a processing facility in CARNESVILLE, GA. They are currently seeking approval for the project.
Anticipated Investment: $70,000,000
Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new pet food ingredient plant
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Mark Glover – VP, Operations and Project Contact
Brennen Bridge – Head of Supply Chain and Procurement
Chuck Adkins – Procurement Mgr.

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

ALABAMA:
Company Name: Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Inc.
Beverage company is planning to invest $48 million for a 120,000 sf expansion and equipment upgrades on their warehouse and distribution facility in MOBILE, AL. Construction is expected to start in Summer 2021, with completion slated for late 2022.
Anticipated Investment: $48,000,000
Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment and expand production capacity of their warehouse and distribution facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Eric Steadman – VP, CIO and Controller
Mike Stovall – Dir. Procurement
Kathy Lyle – Supply Chain Analyst

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

SOUTH CAROLINA:
Company Name: Tyson Foods, Inc.
Meat processing company is planning to invest $42 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades at their processing facility in COLUMBIA, SC. They have recently received approval for the project.
Anticipated Investment: $42,000,000
Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment and renovation of their processing facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Melanie Russell – SVP, Procurement
Cedric Ficklin – VP, Operations
John Mckeone – VP, Supply Chain

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

CALIFORNIA:
Company Name: Central Valley Meat
Meat processing company is planning for a 290,000 sf expansion and equipment upgrades on their warehouse and processing facility in HANFORD, CA. They are currently seeking approval for the project. Construction is expected to start in Summer 2021 and will occur in two phases.
Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed
Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment and expand production capacity of their warehouse and processing facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Brian Coelho – President and CEO
James Stell – VP, Operations
Dani Vela – Purchasing Supervisor

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

ALABAMA:
Company Name: Ren Seafoods
Seafood processing company is planning to invest $12 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a processing and distribution facility in MOBILE, AL. Renovations are expected to be completed in late 2021.
Anticipated Investment: $12,000,000
Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment and renovation of their processing and distribution facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Javier Infante – CEO and Project Contact

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

ILLINOIS:
Company Name: Windy Hill Food Group
Food service distributor is planning for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a recently acquired 60,000 sf warehouse at 405 E. 151st St. in LOCKPORT, IL.
Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed
Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment and renovation of a warehouse facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Bill Lawrence – Owner

Equipment OppAlerts:

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

TEXAS:
Company Name: Tampico Bottling Company
Specialty beverage mfr. is planning for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a recently acquired 107,000 sf processing facility in PALESTINE, TX.
Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed
Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment and renovation of a processing facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Jenny Haas – CEO
Andre Dube – SVP and GM Plant Operations
Christopher Hall – Sr. Dir. Plant Operations

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

WISCONSIN:
Company Name: Tattersall Distilling
Distillery is planning for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a 75,000 sf production facility 1777 Paulson Rd in RIVER FALLS, WI. They will relocate a portion of operations upon completion in Fall 2021.
Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed
Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment and renovation of a production facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Jon Kreidler – CEO

Equipment OppAlerts:

  • Air Emissions Control Equipment
  • Building Renovation
  • Compressed Air Systems
  • Control Systems and Instrumentation
  • Conveyors
  • Cranes and Hoists
  • Equipment Relocation
  • 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: Greater Cleveland Food Bank
Food bank is planning for the construction of a 198,000 sf distribution center and office facility on Coit Road in CLEVELAND, OH. They are currently seeking approval for the project. Completion is slated for Summer 2022.
Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed
Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new distribution center and office facility
Tax Incentives: $250,000
Project Contacts:
Kristin Warzocha – President and CEO
Hugh Williams – VP, Operations
Jeremy Ambrose – Facilities 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

Since 1959, SalesLeads, based out of Jacksonville, FL has been providing Industrial Project Reports on companies that are planning significant capital investments in their industrial facilities throughout North America. Our professional research team identifies new construction, expansion, relocation, major renovation, equipment upgrades, and plant closing project opportunities so that our clients can focus sales and marketing resources on the target accounts that have an impending need for their products, services, and indirect materials. 

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