Renovation and expansion includes improved freshness, productivity and capacity
Phillips Meat Processing is renovating and expanding its current facility in to include a freezer, blast chiller and smoker room, as well as more capacity for production. This growth is due in large part to requests from major food retailer and customer, Kroger, which wants more products to sell in stores.
McLane Company Inc. is a leading supply chain provider in food service and groceries for convenient stores, markets, merchants and restaurants in the United States. Following an announcement in February 2016 to open a highly-automated facility in Findlay, McLane Co. cuts the ribbon on its newest location which will employ over 400 skilled positions.
Nestlé USA relocates 300 jobs from California to Solon, Ohio. This move strategically places more operations closer to its factories. Technical, production and supply chain roles add $41 million in new payroll and will join the existing 2,000 employees at the Northeast Ohio campus.
$31 Million Investment Expands Dublin Product Testing Lab
Nestlé is upgrading its Quality Assurance Center in Dublin, Ohio. The company invests $31 million to add a 32,000-square-foot microbiology lab, and an additional $10 million worth of testing equipment. This boost makes the R&D center the company’s most sophisticated center yet and it will help Nestlé achieve its goal of becoming a world leader in customer health.