Plant Openings & Expansions
SunOpta Inc. opened a 45,000-sq.-ft. office and warehouse adjoining its aseptic plant in Alexandria, MN, consolidating warehouses previously located at five regional facilities. The company also added aseptic processing and packaging capacity to that site.
Lumberg, a manufacturer of connectors, interconnect systems and application tooling, is doubling the manufacturing capacity at its corporate headquarters and production facility in Midlothian, VA.
A new $4 million, 32,000-sq.-ft. facility was opened by Chef John Folse & Co. in Donaldsonville, LA. The factory will employ 100 people and produce more than 50 million pounds of 100 soups, sauces, vegetables, entrees, desserts and dry mixes for more than 60 foodservice distributors, retailers and chain restaurants each year.