Plant Openings & Expansions
A recently completed 65,000-sq.-ft., $43 million addition to Campbell Soup Co.'s Napoleon, OH, beverage plant includes two new flexible production lines, which will be used to produce Campbell's V8 vegetable juice drinks in plastic, single- and multi-serve containers.
Tropical Beverage, a producer and distributor of value-added water-based products, is building a water testing facility in Santa Ana, CA. The new facility will include a $500,000 electron microscope that will be used to analyze the molecular structure of the altered water the company plans to develop.
Maple Leaf Bakery will spend $12.3 million to add nearly 44,000 sq. ft. and a new production line to its Roanoke, VA, facility. A 10-year contract with Quiznos Sub to produce white and wheat sub rolls necessitated the addition.
A new 40,000-sq.-ft. production facility and corporate headquarters is being built in Leavenworth, KS, by Cereal Ingredients, Inc. The new plant will double existing processing capacity and provide the foundation for future expansions.