Manufacturing News / Plant Openings

Plant Openings and Expansions

Anheuser-Busch will invest $34 million in an upgrade of its Cartersville, GA brewery. The improvements at the 900,000-sq.-ft. plant include ingredient handling systems, tanks and eco-friendly enhancements. The company is also investing more than $7 million in its brewing facility in Baldwinsville, NY to increase canning capacity and boost production by 30 percent.

Pepperidge Farm Inc. expects to create 54 new jobs in Richmond, UT as it spends up to $45 million dollars in capital improvements and expansion to increase its Goldfish production. 

Aseptia Inc., a processor of fruits and vegetables, plans to locate a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Montgomery County, NC. The company, doing business as Wright Foods, plans to create 75 jobs and invest $10 million during the next three years. <br><br>

Purfoods will locate a new production and distribution facility in North Jackson, OH, creating 100 full-time jobs. The fresh meat delivery company produces packaged meals and provides delivery services in the US. The company is investing $1.4 million in the facility.<br><br>

MGP Ingredients plans an investment of $30 million to upgrade its facilities and equipment in Atchison, KS. The expansion will create 25 new jobs.<br><br>

Ferraro Foods, a wholesale importer and distributor of Italian foods and restaurant-related products, plans to create 23 new jobs and invest nearly $6 million during the next three years at its Mebane, NC facility.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Food Engineering Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

Plant of the Year 2015

Mars Chocolate was chosen as Food Engineering’s 2015 Plant of the Year. The first new Mars candy plant in North America in 35 years is not only LEED Gold certified, it’s highly automated as well.

Podcasts

Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
More Podcasts

Food Engineering

Food Engineering April 2015 Cover

2015 April

The April 2014 issue of Food Engineering features the Plant of the Year: Mars Chocolate. The first new Mars chocolate candy plant in North America in 35 years is not only LEED Gold certified, it’s highly automated as well.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Plant Facility/Site Issues

What issue about your current plant facility/site keeps you up the most at night?
View Results Poll Archive

THE FOOD ENGINEERING STORE

Food-Authentication-Flyer-(.gif
Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

STAY CONNECTED

FE recent tweets

facebook_40.pngtwitter_40px.pngyoutube_40px.png linkedin_40px.pngGoogle +

Food Master

Food Engineering Food Master 2015Food Master 2015 is now available!

Where the buying process begins in the food and beverage manufacturing market. 

Visit www.foodmaster.com to learn more.