Plant Facilities Reach 66 New Food and Beverage Industrial Projects in April 2022

Industrial SalesLeads, IMI announced today the April 2022 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 66 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 – 54 New Projects

Distribution and Industrial Warehouse – 17 New Projects

Food and Beverage Project Scope/Activity

New Construction – 20 New Projects

Expansion – 21 New Projects

Renovations/Equipment Upgrades – 22 New Projects

Plant Closing – 7 New Projects

Largest Planned Project

During the month of April, 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 Jack Link’s, who is planning to invest $450 million for the construction of a processing facility at 720 Perry Pkwy. in PERRY, GA. Completion is slated for late 2023.

Opportunities – By Equipment Need

Air Emissions Control Equipment – 47

Compressed Air Systems – 57

Control Systems and Instrumentation – 52

Conveyors – 55

Floor Coatings – 34

Material Handling/Storage Equipment – 59

Mechanical Construction – 55

Packaging Equipment – 46

Process Equipment – 45

Tanks/Vessels – 27

Food and Beverage Project Location (Top 10 States)

New York – 8

Virginia – 6

South Carolina – 5

Illinois – 4

Kentucky – 4

Maryland – 3

Ohio – 3

Pennsylvania – 3

Texas – 3

Florida – 2

Kansas – 2

Top 10 Tracked Food and Beverage Projects

ILLINOIS:

Company Name: Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM)

Food processing company is planning to invest $300 million for an expansion of their processing facility in DECATUR, IL. Completion is slated for early 2025.

Anticipated Investment: $300,000,000

Reason Behind Expansion: Expansion of their processing facility

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Andrea Frey – VP, Supply Chain

Cameron Bagley – Plant Mgr.

Kisha Rucker – Sr. Operations Mgr.

Equipment Opp Alerts:

  • 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

KANSAS:

Company Name: Mars Wrigley

Chocolate and confectionary mfr. is planning to invest $175 million for an expansion and equipment upgrades on their processing facility in TOPEKA, KS. Completion is slated for 2023.

Anticipated Investment: $175,000,000

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

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Brian Pardo – Factory Dir.

Erin Hayden – Sr. Project Engineer

Allan Henderson – Site Projects Engineer

Equipment Opp Alerts:

  • 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

SOUTH CAROLINA:

Company Name: Symrise Pet Food

Pet food mfr. is expanding and planning to invest $66 million for the construction of a processing facility in HODGES, SC. They have recently received approval for the project. Completion is slated for 2025.

Anticipated Investment: $66,000,000

Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new processing facility

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Tim Lonc – General Mgr. (NA)

Tim Stuber – Plant Mgr.

Taylor Rutledge – Controller

Equipment Opp Alerts:

  • 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: Dot Foods

Food service company is planning to invest $51 million for the construction of a 177,000 sf warehouse and distribution center in MANCHESTER, TN. Construction is expected to start in late Summer 2022, with completion slated for late 2023.

Anticipated Investment: $51,000,000

Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new warehouse and distribution facility

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Steven McClanahan – Dir. Warehouse

Trisha Wagner – Inventory Supply Chain Mgr.

Bill Mummey – Corporate Facilities Mgr.

Equipment Opp Alerts:

  • 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

CALIFORNIA:

Company Name: Taylor Farms

Fresh produce supplier is considering the renovation of their recently fire-damaged 225,000 sf processing facility at 1225 Abbott St. in SALINAS, CA.

Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed

Reason Behind Expansion: Renovation of their processing facility

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Jose Valdez – VP, Operations

Omar Estrada – Dir. Procurement

Nicole Flewell – Dir. Sustainability

Equipment Opp Alerts:

  • Air Emissions Control Equipment
  • Building Renovation
  • Compressed Air Systems
  • Control Systems and Instrumentation
  • Conveyors
  • Cranes and Hoists
  • EPC
  • 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

VIRGINIA:

Company Name: Certified Origins, Inc.

Specialty food processing company is planning to invest $25 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a 115,000 sf processing and distribution facility at 230 Picketts Line in NEWPORT NEWS, VA. They have recently received approval for the project.

Anticipated Investment: $25,000,000

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

Tax Incentives: $125,000

Project Contacts:

Nacho Nuez Benedicto – Managing Dir.

Reuben Pomeranc – Supply Chain Operations Mgr.

Equipment Opp Alerts:

  • 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

TEXAS:

Company Name: Dream Harvest Farming Company

Indoor farming company is planning for the construction of a 100,000 sf growing and processing facility in HOUSTON, TX. They are currently seeking approval for the project.

Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed

Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new growing and processing facility

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Zain Shauk – CEO

Greg Knabe – COO

Harmeet Singh – Co-Founder

Equipment Opp Alerts:

  • 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

KENTUCKY:

Company Name: Augusta Distillery

Distillery is planning to invest $23 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a 40,000 sf production facility at 207 Seminary Ave. in AUGUSTA, KY. They are currently seeking approval for the project. Renovations are expected to start in Summer 2022, with completion slated for Summer 2024.

Anticipated Investment: $23,000,000

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

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Lance Bates – Co-Founder

Equipment Opp Alerts:

  • Air Emissions Control Equipment
  • Building Renovation
  • 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 

NEW YORK:

Company Name: H&F Products, Inc.

Food products mfr. is planning to invest $12 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades of warehouse space in GOSHEN, NY. They have recently received approval for the project.

Anticipated Investment: $12,000,000

Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment and renovation of warehouse space

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Herman Brach – President

Joel Brach – Dir. Operations

Equipment Opp Alerts:

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

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Since 1959, SalesLeads, based in Jacksonville, FL is a leader in delivering industrial capital project intelligence and prospecting services for sales and marketing teams to ensure a predictable and scalable pipeline. Our Industrial Market Intelligence, IMI identifies timely insights on companies planning significant capital investments such as new construction, expansion, relocation, equipment modernization and plant closings in industrial facilities. The Outsourced Prospecting Services, an extension to your sales team, is designed to drive growth with qualified meetings and appointments for your internal sales team.

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