Plant Openings: January 2016
Southwest Cheese Company LLC (Clovis, NM) will begin work on a $140 million 110,000-sq.-ft. expansion project.
McKee Foods will spend $100 million to expand its Collegedale, TN facility. A major portion of the investment will be used to purchase new equipment for the snack food maker’s plant.
Kraft-Heinz will invest $200 million to add a facility to its complex in Davenport, IA.
Frito-Lay Inc. will be spending $60 million on a 43,000-sq.-ft. expansion of its snack food manufacturing and distribution center in Aberdeen, MD.
Maker’s Mark is investing $67 million to expand its Loretto, KY facility’s bourbon production.
Abdallah Candies plans a $12.2 million expansion at its Apple Valley, MN site.
Heidelberg Foods (St. Joseph, ON) plans a 12,000-sq.-ft. expansion to increase its sausage, pepperoni, ham and other meat processing capabilities.
Tecumseh Farms, a poultry producer, opened a 30,000-sq.-ft. addition to its Tecumseh, NE plant.
Grand River Foods (Cambridge, ON) is spending more than $13 million to increase the production and diversity of its product lines. The processor makes more than 200 products such as chicken wings for grocery stores and foodservice companies.