82 New Food and Beverage Industry Planned Project Reports – December 2021 Recap

SalesLeads announced today the December 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 82 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 – 59 New Projects

Distribution and Industrial Warehouse – 23 New Projects

 

Food and Beverage Project Scope/Activity

New Construction – 34 New Projects

Expansion – 23 New Projects

Renovations/Equipment Upgrades – 31 New Projects

Plant Closing – 4 New Projects

 

Food and Beverage Project Location (Top 10 States)

New York – 9

Pennsylvania – 9

California – 5

Tennessee – 4

Texas – 4

Ohio – 4

Wisconsin – 4

Arkansas – 3

Virginia – 3

Washington – 3

 

Opportunities – By Equipment Need

Air Emissions Control Equipment – 54

Compressed Air Systems – 75

Control Systems and Instrumentation – 63

Conveyors – 68

Floor Coatings – 49

Material Handling/Storage Equipment – 76

Mechanical Construction – 69

Packaging Equipment – 49

Process Equipment – 47

Tanks/Vessels – 32

 

Largest Planned Project

During the month of December, 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 Sazerac Company, who is planning to invest $400 million for the construction of a production facility in CHARLESTOWN, IN. They are currently seeking approval for the project.

 

Top 10 Tracked Food and Beverage Projects

 

WISCONSIN:

Company Name: McCain Foods USA

Specialty frozen food mfr. is planning to invest $169 million for a 135,000 sf expansion and equipment upgrades at their processing facility in PLOVER, WI. Construction is expected to start in Spring 2022.

Anticipated Investment: $165,000,000

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

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

 

Project Contacts:

Kurtis Thomas – Plant Mgr.

Chad Brown – Safety and Security Mgr.

Case Schoepke – Engineering 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

 

VIRGINIA:

Company Name: Performance Food Group

Food service distributor is planning to invest $80 million for the construction of a 325,000 sf distribution center in ASHLAND, VA. They have recently received approval for the project.

Anticipated Investment: $80,000,000

Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new distribution facility

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

 

Project Contacts:

Jeff Williamson – Corporate SVP, Operations

Chris Crowe – VP, Real Estate

Tom Butchko – VP, Warehousing and Engineering

 

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

 

TENNESSEE:

Company Name: General Mills, Inc.

Snack food mfr. is planning to invest $65 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades of their processing facility in MURFREESBORO, TN. They have recently received approval for the project.

Anticipated Investment: $65,000,000

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

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

 

Project Contacts:

David Tincher – Plant Mgr.

Aaron Stewart – Sr. Facilities Engineer and Site PSM Coordinator

Gretchen Karnopp – Plant Technical Mgr.

 

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

 

ILLINOIS:

Company Name: Clyde’s Donuts

Bakery company is planning to invest $50 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a recently leased 153,000 sf processing facility at 85 West Army Trail Rd. in GLENDALE HEIGHTS, IL.

Anticipated Investment: $50,000,000

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

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

 

Project Contacts:

Kim Bickford – CEO

Bill Hackett – Dir. Facilities

David Kells – Production Mgr.

 

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

 

ILLINOIS:

Company Name: Vertical Harvest

Hydroponic farming company is planning to invest $40 million for the construction of a 63,000 sf growing and processing facility at 901 E. 104th St. in CHICAGO, IL. They have recently received approval for the project. Construction is expected to start in early 2022, with completion slated for 2023.

Anticipated Investment: $40,000,000

Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new growing and processing facility

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

 

Project Contacts:

Nona Yehia – CEO

Caroline Estay – Co-Founder

Todd Hanna – COO

 

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

 

TENNESSEE:

Company Name: Hy-Vee, Inc.

Supermarket chain is planning for the construction of a distribution center in NASHVILLE, TN. They are currently seeking approval for the project. Completion is slated for 2023.

Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed

Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new distribution facility

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

 

Project Contacts:

Steve Venegas – SVP, Supply Chain

Matt Dougan – VP, Equipment Purchasing

Dominic Punelli – Group VP, Construction

 

Equipment OppAlerts:

  • Building Construction
  • 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

 

ARKANSAS:

Company Name: Riceland Foods, Inc.

Rice processing company is planning to invest $13.2 million for the expansion and equipment upgrades on their processing facility in STUTTGART, AR and JONESBORO, AR. They are currently seeking approval for the project.

Anticipated Investment: $13,200,000

Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment and expansion of their processing facilities

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

 

Project Contacts:

Ben Noble – EVP and COO

Phillip Gahr – Plant Mgr.

Jeff Madden – Dir. Engineering and Construction

 

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

 

CALIFORNIA:

Company Name: Dan Avila & Sons

Produce farm is planning for the construction of a 180,000 sf warehouse and distribution facility at 1301 N. Washington Rd. in TURLOCK, CA. They are currently seeking approval for the project.

Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed

Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new warehouse and distribution facility

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

 

Project Contacts:

Dan Avila – Co-Owner

Lori Avila – Co-Owner

 

Equipment OppAlerts:

  • Building Construction
  • Building Renovation
  • 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

 

CALIFORNIA:

Company Name: Dandy Cooling Company

Food service logistics company is planning for the construction of a 155,000 sf warehouse and distribution facility at 1425 Mariner Dr. in OXNARD, CA. They are currently seeking approval for the project.

Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed

Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new warehouse and distribution facility

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

 

Project Contacts:

Danilo Ceja – Operations Mgr.

 

Equipment OppAlerts:

  • Building Construction
  • 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

 

VIRGINIA:

Company Name: Giant Food

Grocery retailer is planning for the construction of an 81,000 sf distribution center at 7413 Cushing Road in MANASSAS, VA. They have recently received approval for the project.

Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed

Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new distribution facility

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

 

Project Contacts:

Joe Falcone – Dir. of Real Estate

Brad Smull – Distribution Operations Supervisor

David Jung – Industrial Engineer Specialist

 

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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