Food Process

Shambaugh & Son (Shambaugh) has earned a reputation in the food process industry for delivering top-tier facilities with the latest process, refrigeration, and material handling technologies.  

Shambaugh is a single-source, vertically integrated, Design-Build Construction Engineering firm offering process, mechanical, electrical, refrigeration, fire protection, security, and communication services.

Shambaugh holds the distinction of having been the Design-Build team behind 15 Plant of the Year Food Processing facilities. Plant of the Year recipients demonstrate innovative food manufacturing and state-of-the-art design. Shambaugh projects have earned multiple national awards—across a variety of food process categories—including T. Marzetti Company’s 220,000-square-foot salad dressing facility, a high-tech, 1 million square foot Greek yogurt plant for Chobani, Inc., a 215,000 sf high purity fluid milk and beverage plant for Kroger, and in 2018 the Nation’s largest milk drying facility for Dairy Farmers of America.

A key to Shambaugh’s success is its ability to design and deliver highly automated hygienic systems for dairy, beverage, dressings/sauices, meat and snack-food industries.   Our specialties lie in the design and construction of FDA, USDA and cGMP facilities, and our Design-Build construction philosophy also ensures accountability for life safety, constructability, serviceability, sanitation, and ergonomic issues.

Shambaugh provides a full-range of design-build services for the food manufacturing industry:

  • Plant Based Food Association ProudMember_150x150.jpgFood process controls systems
  • Prefabrication, 3D modeling, and building information modeling (BIM)
  • Fast-track construction schedules
  • Integrated process and CIP automation systems
  • Hygienic HVAC management
  • Refrigeration and cold storage design
  • Waste water treatment
  • Automated recipe management and blending systems