56 New Food and Beverage Industry Planned Project Reports – May 2021 Recap

SalesLeads announced today the May 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 56 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 – 42 New Projects
Distribution and Industrial Warehouse – 16 New Projects

Food and Beverage Project Scope/Activity
New Construction – 23 New Projects
Expansion – 9 New Projects
Renovations/Equipment Upgrades – 26 New Projects
Plant Closing – 1 New Project

Food and Beverage Project Location(Top 10 States)
Texas – 6
Georgia – 4
Michigan – 4
Ohio – 3
Indiana – 3
California – 3
North Carolina – 2
Kentucky – 2
Pennsylvania – 2
Massachusetts – 2

Opportunities – By Equipment Need
Air Emissions Control Equipment – 41
Compressed Air Systems – 52
Control Systems and Instrumentation – 42
Conveyors – 44
Floor Coatings – 24
Material Handling/Storage Equipment – 54
Mechanical Construction – 45
Packaging Equipment – 36
Process Equipment – 35
Tanks/Vessels – 17

Largest Planned Project

During the month of May, our research team identified 5 new Food and Beverage facility construction projects with an estimated value of $100 million or more. 

The largest project is owned by Hilmar Cheese Company, Inc., who is planning to invest $460 million for the construction of a processing facility in DODGE CITY, KS. Construction is expected to start in Summer 2021, with completion slated for 2024.

Top 10 Tracked Food and Beverage Projects

NORTH DAKOTA:
Company Name: Archer Daniels Midland Company
Food processing company is planning to invest $350 million for the construction of a soybean processing plant in SPIRITWOOD, ND. They are currently seeking approval for the project. Completion is slated for 2023.
Anticipated Investment: $350,000,000
Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new Soybean plant
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Veronica Braker – SVP, Global Operations
Joseph Taets – CTO and VP Global Procurement
Wade Wright – VP, Global Procurement – Indirect
Equipment OppAlerts:

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

TEXAS:
Company Name: Sunopta Grains And Foods, Inc.
Specialty food and beverage company is planning to invest $200 million for the construction of a 400,000 sf processing facility in MIDLOTHIAN, TX. They are currently seeking approval for the project.
Anticipated Investment: $200,000,000
Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new processing facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Chris Whitehair – SVP, Global Operations
Mark Schumacher – Sr. Dir. Procurement
Jeff Kullberg – Dir. Supply Chain Analytics
Equipment OppAlerts:

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

VIRGINIA:
Company Name: Sunny Farms, LLC.
Hydroponic farming company is planning to invest $60 million for the construction of a 1.2 million sf processing facility on Dam Neck Rd. in VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. They have recently received approval for the project. Construction will occur in 3 phases.
Anticipated Investment: $60,000,000
Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new processing facility
Tax Incentives: $700,000
Project Contacts:
Jim Arnhold – Co-Founder
Wayne Zinn – Co-Founder
Equipment OppAlerts:

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

NEW MEXICO:
Company Name: Saputo Dairy USA
Cheese mfr. is planning to invest $30 million for the expansion and equipment upgrades of their processing facility in LAS CRUCES, NM. They have recently received approval for the project.
Anticipated Investment: $30,000,000
Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment and expand production capacity of their processing facility
Tax Incentives: $3,800,000
Project Contacts:
Jorge Lopez – Plant Mgr.
Armando Marin – Production Scheduling and Procurement
Equipment OppAlerts:

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

CALIFORNIA:
Company Name: DrinkPAK, LLC.
Beverage mfr. is planning for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a recently leased 400,000 sf processing facility in SANTA CLARITA, CA.
Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed
Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment and renovation of a processing facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Nate Patena – CEO
Equipment OppAlerts:

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

GEORGIA:
Company Name: EPI Breads
Bakery products mfr. is expanding and planning to invest $15 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades on 176,000 sf of recently leased processing, warehouse, and office space at 2650 Button Gwinnett Drive, Suite C in ATLANTA, GA. They will relocate regional operations upon completion.
Anticipated Investment: $15,000,000
Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment and renovation of a office, processing, and warehouse facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Cheryl Barre – CEO
Michael Herrmann – VP, Technology and Supply Chain
Equipment OppAlerts:

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

ARKANSAS:
Company Name: Rock Hill Foods, LLC.
Poultry processing company is planning for the construction of a 67,000 sf processing, warehouse, and office facility at 22100 Block Arkansas 16 in SILOAM SPRINGS, AR. They are currently seeking approval for the project.
Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed
Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new office, processing, and warehouse facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Zac Hill – President and CEO
Jaime Hernandez – Dir. of Quality
Equipment OppAlerts:

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

MICHIGAN:
Company Name: West Michigan Beef Company, LLC.
Meat processing company is planning to invest $10 million for the construction of a 76,000 sf manufacturing facility in HUDSONVILLE, MI. They are currently seeking approval for the project. They will relocate operations upon completion.
Anticipated Investment: $10,000,000
Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new manufacturing facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Donald Boon – Principal
Equipment OppAlerts:

  • Air Emissions Control Equipment
  • Building Construction
  • Compressed Air Systems
  • Control Systems and Instrumentation
  • Conveyors
  • Cranes and Hoists
  • Equipment Relocation
  • Fire Protection Equipment
  • Floor Coatings
  • Heat Exchangers
  • HVAC Equipment
  • Lift Trucks
  • Lighting
  • Loading Dock Equipment
  • Manufacturing Equipment
  • Material Handling/Storage Equipment
  • Mechanical Construction
  • Networking/Security Equipment
  • Packaging Equipment

NEBRASKA:
Company Name: Food Bank of Lincoln, Inc.
Foodbank is planning to invest $5.7 million for the construction of a warehouse and office facility at 1221 Kingbird Road in LINCOLN, NE. They have recently received approval for the project.
Anticipated Investment: $5,700,000
Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new office and warehouse facility
Tax Incentives: Undisclosed
Project Contacts:
Michael Kumke – CEO
Scott Young – Exec. Dir.
Patti Flynn – Inventory Control Director
Equipment OppAlerts:

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

KENTUCKY:
Company Name: Logan Premium Meats And Processing
Startup meat processing company is planning to invest $4 million for the construction of an 11,000 sf processing facility in RUSSELLVILLE, KY. They are currently seeking approval for the project. Completion is slated for Spring 2022.
Anticipated Investment: $4,000,000
Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new processing facility
Tax Incentives: $250,000
Project Contacts:
Chris Milam – Co-Owner
Equipment OppAlerts:

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

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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