61 New Food and Beverage Industry Planned Project Reports – September 2021 Recap

SalesLeads announced today the September 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 61 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 – 45 New Projects

Distribution and Industrial Warehouse – 19 New Projects

 

Food and Beverage Project Scope/Activity

New Construction – 25 New Projects

Expansion – 16 New Projects

Renovations/Equipment Upgrades – 22 New Projects

Plant Closing – 5 New Projects

 

Food and Beverage Project Location (Top 10 States)

California – 6

Georgia – 5

Ontario – 3

Washington – 3

Ohio – 3

Iowa – 3

Pennsylvania – 3

Illinois – 3

Indiana – 3

Minnesota – 3

 

 

Opportunities – By Equipment Need

Air Emissions Control Equipment – 42

Compressed Air Systems – 55

Control Systems and Instrumentation – 43

Conveyors – 49

Floor Coatings – 35

Material Handling/Storage Equipment – 55

Mechanical Construction – 50

Packaging Equipment – 38

Process Equipment – 37

Tanks/Vessels – 24

 

Largest Planned Project

During the month of September, our research team identified 3 new Food and Beverage facility construction projects with an estimated value of $100 million or more.

The largest project is owned by Platinum Crush, LLC., who is planning to invest $350 million for the construction of a processing facility in ALTA, IA. They are currently seeking approval for the project. Construction is expected to start in late 2021, with completion slated for early 2024.

 

Top 10 Tracked Food and Beverage Projects

 

OHIO:

Company Name: Koch Foods

Poultry processing company is planning to invest $220 million for a 400,000 sf expansion and equipment upgrades on their processing facility at 4100 Port Union Rd. in FAIRFIELD, OH. They are currently seeking approval for the project. Completion is slated for late 2022.

Anticipated Investment: $220,000,000

Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment and an expansion of their processing facility

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Edward Smith – Plant Mgr.

Gene Abner – Dir. Engineering

Valerie Hines – EHS Mgr.

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

 

ILLINOIS:

Company Name: Saline River Farms, LLC.

Meat processing company is planning to invest $87 million for the construction of an 83,000 sf processing facility at 9032 Route 166 in CREAL SPRINGS, IL. They have recently received approval for the project.

Anticipated Investment: $87,000,000

Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new processing facility

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Jeff Diederich – Principal

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

 

MINNESOTA:

Company Name: Cenex Harvest States (CHS Inc.)

Agricultural cooperative is expanding and planning to invest $60 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades on their processing facility in MANKATO, MN. Completion is slated for Summer 2023.

Anticipated Investment: $60,000,000

Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment and renovation of their processing facility

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Tom Malecha – VP, Operations and Enterprise Sustainability

Vishal Bahl – Dir. Supply Chain, Global Planning

Brandon Block – Plant Mgr.

Equipment OppAlerts:

  • Air Emissions Control Equipment
  • Building Construction
  • Building Renovation
  • 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 YORK:

Company Name: Constellation Brands

Beverage company is planning to invest $50 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a processing, warehouse, and office complex at 50 Broad Street in ROCHESTER, NY. Renovations are expected to start in 2022. They will relocate operations upon completion in Spring 2024.

Anticipated Investment: $50,000,000

Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment and renovation of a processing, warehouse, and office complex

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Loren Martin – Sr. Director Corporate Procurement

Jason Fox – Dir. of Facilities Mgmt.

Michael Boyack – Corporate EHS Dir.

Equipment OppAlerts:

  • Air Emissions Control Equipment
  • Building Renovation
  • 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

 

PENNSYLVANIA:

Company Name: Shearer’s Foods, LLC.

Snack food mfr. is planning to invest $28 million for the expansion and equipment upgrades on their processing facility in WATERFORD, PA. They have recently received approval for the project.

Anticipated Investment: $28,000,000

Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment and an expansion of their processing facility

Tax Incentives: $135,000

Project Contacts:

Jordyn Piepenhagen – Operations Mgr.

Kris Webb – Plant Mgr.

Michael Kriebel – Maintenance Mgr.

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: Bee Sweet Citrus

Produce company is planning for the expansion of their processing facility in FOWLER, CA by 225,000 sf. They have recently received approval for the project.

Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed

Reason Behind Expansion: Expand capacity of their processing facility

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Martin Guzman – Plant Mgr.

David Haas – Dir. of Farm Operations

Vincent Lopez – Maintenance Engineering Mgr.

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

 

TEXAS:

Company Name: Bluebonnet Nutrition

Nutritional supplement mfr. is planning to invest $18 million for the construction of a processing facility in SUGAR LAND, TX. They have recently received approval for the project.

Anticipated Investment: $18,000,000

Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new processing facility

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Gary Barrows – President

Steve Barrows – VP, Production and Distribution

Amanda Barrera – Dir. of Purchasing

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

 

FLORIDA:

Company Name: Darifair Foods

Dairy products mfr. is planning to invest $15 million for the construction of an office, laboratory, and storage facility at 13129 Flagler Center Blvd. in JACKSONVILLE, FL. They have recently received approval for the project. They will relocate operations upon completion.

Anticipated Investment: $15,000,000

Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new office, laboratory, and storage facility

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Midd McManus – President

Jason Bell – CIO

Marc White – Dir. of Supply Chain

Equipment OppAlerts:

  • Compressed Air Systems
  • Control Systems and Instrumentation
  • Equipment Relocation
  • Fire Protection Equipment
  • Floor Coatings
  • Heat Exchangers
  • HVAC Equipment
  • Lighting
  • Mechanical Construction
  • Networking/Security Equipment

 

MINNESOTA:

Company Name: Performance Food Group

Food processing company is planning to invest $12 million for an expansion of their processing facility in RICE, MN. They have recently received approval for the project.

Anticipated Investment: $12,000,000

Reason Behind Expansion: Expand capacity of their processing facility

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Lloyd Haehnel – GM

Larry Cochran – 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

 

MICHIGAN:

Company Name: Chelsea Milling Company

Flour mill is planning for the construction of a 120,000 sf warehouse and distribution facility in CHELSEA, MI. They have recently received approval for the project. Construction is expected to start in Spring 2022.

Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed

Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new warehouse and distribution facility

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Scott Denny – Dir. of Manufacturing

Shelley Crawford – Plant Mgr.

John Sigler – Supply Chain Mgr.

Equipment OppAlerts:

  • Compressed Air Systems
  • Control Systems and Instrumentation
  • 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

 

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