New Food Plants Mean New Delivery Challenges and Opportunities Reports Magline

Standish, MI, April 30, 2015 --( Delivering Excellence newsletter is reporting weekly how food and beverage trends are changing the growth of various programs and organizations. The current issue shared that Food Engineering reported a strong list of new food plant openings throughout the rest of 2015.

Rembrandt Enterprises is planning an $87 million expansion of its facility in Waterloo, IA. The egg processing facility will include a large-scale pasteurizer, pasteurization rooms and liquid and dry packaging equipment.

Tyson Foods will be investing $110 million over the next year to add 100,000 sq. ft. to its poultry processing operations in Vienna, VA. The company expects to create 500 new jobs.

Herbalife, a nutritional products manufacturer, opened a new 800,000-sq.-ft. innovation and manufacturing facility in Winston-Salem, NC, which is expected to employ more than 500 people by the end of this year.

Big Heart Pet Brands will build a 70,000-sq.-ft. packaging facility in Topeka, KS. The expansion will be built on its current site or nearby, creating a total of 314,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing operations.

White Labs, provider of yeast and related products, will open a new facility in Buncombe County, NC. The company is investing $8 million over the next five years.

John Morrell Food Group, a member of the Smithfield Foods family of companies, plans to build a meat distribution center in Greenfield, IN. Valued at $44 million, the DC is expected to begin operations by the end of this year.

KeHE Distributors will open a 450,000-sq.-ft. distribution center in Stockton, CA.

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About Magline

Magline, Inc. ( manufactures a complete line of innovative lightweight route distribution solutions under the Magliner brand. Named one of the Great Supply Chain Projects according to Supply & Demand Chain Executive, Magliner solutions are used in the beer, soft drink, food service, parcel delivery, home healthcare, and other distribution industries. Magline also offers implementation consulting and solutions for reducing service times and eliminating waste during deliveries. Magline is at the forefront of developing products that address the unique material handling requirements from distribution centers to delivery. Magline is the leader in hand trucks worldwide and has a strong dealer base in various regions domestically, as well as internationally. Magline was named a finalist in the MHI Innovation Award. Contact Magline at 1-800-624-5463. Follow Magline on Twitter at @MaglineInc.

Magline, Inc.
Andrea Horner
Vice President of Marketing
800-344-3646 x 209
Magline, Inc.
Andrea Horner