Wyandot, Inc., MARION, OHIO
Wyandot, Inc., a world-class manufacturer of snack food items needed to update and expand their production facilities in Marion, OH after a fire did extensive damage to the plant.
Shambaugh & Son “fast-tracked” this $28 million construction services project and completed it five months ahead of schedule. In addition, Wonderware HMI software was utilized to integrate multiple PLC’s for Pretzel’s process and packaging equipment. Thanks to the design work of Shambaugh & Son, this plant was awarded the 2009 Food Plant of the Year award for “Fire Rebuild” projects.
SCOPE OF SERVICES
Shambaugh & Son performed the pre-fabrication of platforms, material-handling
systems, piping and much of the plant’s infrastructure requirements. 28 high-speed packaging machines and the largest fastback conveyor in the world were installed. Shambaugh & Son designed sequential cooking/soaking system, developed a low breakage corn transfer, and integrated their plant floor PLC’s via Ethernet with their AS/400 system.