At its completion this new membrane-based milk condensing facility will have the capability to consume up to a raw milk equivalent of 3 millions pounds a day.
With the objective to build a new plant to meet current demands, Dairy Farmers of America chose Shambaugh to be their single-source partner for their new 43,900-square-foot dairy and waste water treatment plants constructed on a 48.5 acre site located in the Village of Cass City, Michigan.
Scope of Services
The new plant consisted of a four-bay tanker receiving area/processing area, lab and trucker areas, process area, sanitation and utility corridors, silo alcoves, chemical and CIP, mechanical and maintenance and employee welfare areas.
Shambaugh was responsible for the on-site construction management, architectural, civil, structural, process, MEP and automation disciplines.
- Stainless steel structure supports all production equipment
- Chemical wash down
- Subfloor construction allows for drainage of all wash-down.
- Utilities in walkable ceiling.
- Designed with planned expansion opportunities
- Water, fire protection, storm, gas, electricity were all connected to the municipality
- Designed and constructed wastewater treatment facility and assisted DFA in obtaining an NPDES wastewater discharge permit
- Built to USDA standards and approved by the USDA.