81 New Plans for Industrial Food and Beverage Investment – Top Locations for – July 2022 Recap

SalesLeads announced today the July 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 81 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

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Processing Facilities – 59 New Projects

Distribution and Industrial Warehouse – 31 New Projects

Food and Beverage Project Scope/Activity

New Construction – 26 New Projects

Expansion – 25 New Projects

Renovations/Equipment Upgrades – 35 New Projects

Plant Closing – 3 New Projects

Food and Beverage Project Location (Top 10 States)

California – 9

Iowa – 5

Ohio – 5

Ontario – 5

North Carolina – 5

Wisconsin – 5

Georgia – 4

Illinois – 3

Indiana – 3

Texas – 3

Opportunities – By Equipment Need

Air Emissions Control Equipment – 57

Compressed Air Systems – 76

Control Systems and Instrumentation – 65

Conveyors – 71

Floor Coatings – 48

Material Handling/Storage Equipment – 75

Mechanical Construction – 71

Packaging Equipment – 56

Process Equipment – 55

Tanks/Vessels – 35

Largest Planned Project

During the month of July, 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 Beam Suntory, Inc., who is planning to invest $400 million for an expansion of their production facility in BOSTON, KY. They are currently seeking approval for the project.

Top 10 Tracked Food and Beverage Projects

KANSAS:

Company Name: Simmons Pet Food

Pet food mfr. is planning to invest $115 million for an expansion of their warehouse and processing facility in EMPORIA, KS. They are currently seeking approval for the project. The project includes the renovation and equipment upgrades on a recently leased 750,000 sf distribution center in EDGERTON, KS.

Anticipated Investment: $115,000,000

Reason Behind Expansion: Expansion of their warehouse and processing facility, and modernize equipment and renovation of a distribution center

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Derek Baucom – SVP, Operations

Chad Morris – SVP, Supply Chain

Andrew Linn – Purchasing 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

WISCONSIN:

Company Name: Nestle Purina Petcare

Pet food mfr. is planning to invest $100 million for a 25,000 sf expansion and equipment upgrades on their processing facility in JEFFERSON, WI. They have recently received approval for the project.

Anticipated Investment: $100,000,000

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

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Chris Johnson – Plant 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

MICHIGAN:

Company Name: Request Foods

Specialty food products mfr. is planning to invest $55 million for the construction of a 145,000 sf warehouse and processing facility in HOLLAND, MI. They are currently seeking approval for the project. Construction is expected to start in late 2022.

Anticipated Investment: $55,000,000

Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new warehouse and processing facility

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Pete Sheffield – Dir. Operations

Jeff Stroud – Dir. Manufacturing

Kent Franken – Dir. Information Services

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: Chewters Chocolates

Chocolate mfr. is planning to invest $40 million for the construction of a 189,000 sf processing facility in ROCKWALL, TX. They are currently seeking approval for the project. Completion is slated for early 2024.

Anticipated Investment: $40,000,000

Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new processing facility

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

John Oucharek – VP, Operations

Lori Truelove – Dir. Procurement

Antonio Lee – 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

NORTH CAROLINA:

Company Name: Pepsi Bottling Ventures, LLC.

Beverage company is planning to invest $35 million for an expansion and equipment upgrades on their processing facility at 390 Business Park Dr. in WINSTON-SALEM, NC. They are currently seeking approval for the project. Construction is expected to start in 2023, with completion slated for late 2024.

Anticipated Investment: $35,000,000

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

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Matthew Bucherati – SVP, Operations and Supply Chain

Jay Shaheen – Operations Mgr.

Robert Wolf – Facility 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

MICHIGAN:

Company Name: EW Grobbel Sons

Meat processing company is planning to invest $33 million for the construction of a 140,000 sf warehouse and cold storage facility in DETROIT, MI. They are currently seeking approval for the project.

Anticipated Investment: $33,000,000

Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new warehouse and cold storage facility

Tax Incentives: $4,280,000

Project Contacts:

Jason Grobbel – President

Allison Rosenberg – VP, Logistics

Russ Consiglio – Dir. of Facilities

Equipment OppAlerts:

  • Building Construction
  • 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

WASHINGTON:

Company Name: Northern Fruit Company

Fresh produce company is planning for the construction of a 704,000 sf processing, warehouse and office campus on NW Cascade Ave. in EAST WENATCHEE, WA. They are currently seeking approval for the project. They will relocate operations upon completion.

Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed

Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new processing, warehouse and office campus

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Doug Pauly – General Mgr.

Juan Sanchez – CTO

Jorge Sanchez – Operations Mgr.

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
  • Material Handling/Storage Equipment
  • Mechanical Construction
  • Networking/Security Equipment
  • Packaging Equipment
  • Process Equipment
  • Tank/Vessels

PENNSYLVANIA:

Company Name: Hershey Company

Candy and snack food mfr. is planning for the construction of a 250,000 sf processing, warehouse, and office facility in DERRY TOWNSHIP, PA. They are currently seeking approval for the project.

Anticipated Investment: Undisclosed

Reason Behind Expansion: Establish a new processing, warehouse and office facility

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Will Bonifant – VP, US and Canada Supply Chain

Tricia Brannigan – VP, Procurement and Chief Procurement Officer

Michael Zechman – Sr. Mgr. Facilities and Maintenance

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

INDIANA:

Company Name: Weaver Popcorn

Snack food mfr. is planning to invest $25 million for equipment upgrades on their processing facility in WHITESTOWN, IN. They are currently seeking approval for the project.

Anticipated Investment: $25,000,000

Reason Behind Expansion: Modernize equipment on their processing facility

Tax Incentives: Undisclosed

Project Contacts:

Tim Ingle – COO

Todd Timms – Operations Mgr.

Jakob Harris – Purchasing Coord.

Equipment OppAlerts:

  • Air Emissions Control Equipment
  • Compressed Air Systems
  • Control Systems and Instrumentation
  • Conveyors
  • Cranes and Hoists
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Lift Trucks
  • Material Handling/Storage Equipment
  • Packaging Equipment
  • Process Equipment

IOWA:

Company Name: Western’s Smokehouse And Meat Market

Meat products mfr. is planning to invest $20 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a recently leased processing facility at 3800 West Ave. in BURLINGTON, IA. They are currently seeking approval for the project. Completion is slated for Spring 2023.

Anticipated Investment: $20,000,000

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

Tax Incentives: $200,000

Project Contacts:

Matt Bormann – CEO

James Falbo – VP, Operations

Equipment OppAlerts:

  • 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

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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.