• Posted On Saturday, January 2, 2021 by Evan Lamolinara

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    SalesLeads announced today the December 2020 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 73 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

                Processing Facilities - 59 New Projects

                Distribution and Industrial Warehouse - 20 New Projects

               

    Food and Beverage Project Scope/Activity

                New Construction - 23 New Projects

                Expansion - 21 New Projects

                Renovations/Equipment Upgrades - 33 New Projects

                Plant Closing - 0 New Projects

     

    Food and Beverage Project Location (Top 10 States)

                Ohio - 7

                Colorado - 5

                Michigan - 4

                California - 4

                New York - 4

                Ontario - 3

                Kentucky - 3

                Texas - 3

                Maryland - 3

                Minnesota - 3

               

    Largest Planned Project

    During the month of December, our research team identified 2 new Food and Beverage facility construction projects with an estimated value of $100 million or more.

    The largest project is owned by Nestle Purina Petcare, who is planning to invest $550 million for an expansion of their processing facility in HARTWELL, GA. They have recently received approval for the project.

     

    Top 10 Tracked Food and Beverage Projects

    DELAWARE:

    Beverage distributor is planning for the construction of a 282,000 sf warehouse and distribution facility in MIDDLETOWN, DE. They plan to consolidate regional operations upon completion in late 2021.

     

    IOWA:

    Pet food mfr. is planning to invest $80 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a processing facility 501 Seippel Rd. in DUBUQUE, IA. They are currently seeking approval for the project.

     

    MARYLAND:

    Fresh produce supplier is planning for the construction of a 825,000 sf office, warehouse, and distribution facility at 16220 Wright Rd. in WILLIAMSPORT, MD. They have recently received approval for the project.

     

    NORTH CAROLINA:

    Pet food mfr. is planning to invest $29 million for the construction of a processing, warehouse, office, and laboratory facility in REIDSVILLE, NC. They have recently received approval for the project.

     

    WISCONSIN:

    Food and beverage company is planning to invest $50 million for an expansion of their processing facility in EAU CLAIRE, WI.

     

    CONNECTICUT:

    Food processing company is planning for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a 57,000 sf warehouse and processing facility at 21 Manning Rd. in ENFIELD, CT. They have recently received approval for the project.

     

    INDIANA:

    Food distribution company is planning to invest $20 million for the expansion of their distribution center in FISHERS, IN by 69,000 sf. They are currently seeking approval for the project.

     

    KANSAS:

    Beverage distributor is planning for the expansion of their distribution center at 2300 Lakeview Road in LAWRENCE, KS by 118,000 sf. They are currently seeking approval for the project. Construction is expected to start in early 2021, with completion slated for late 2021.

     

    NEVADA:

    Protein products mfr. is planning for the construction of a 158,000 sf processing facility in WASHOE COUNTY, NV. They have recently received approval for the project.

     

    CALIFORNIA:

    Creamery is planning for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a 33,000 sf processing facility at 2611 Cottonwood Ave. in RIVERSIDE, CA. They are currently seeking approval for the project.

     

    Since 1959, SalesLeads, based out of Jacksonville, FL has been providing Industrial Project Reports on companies that are planning significant capital investments in their industrial facilities throughout North America. Our professional research team identifies new construction, expansion, relocation, major renovation, equipment upgrades, and plant closing project opportunities so that our clients can focus sales and marketing resources on the target accounts that have an impending need for their products, services, and indirect materials.

     

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