Food Process

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-square-foot high purity fluid milk and beverage plant for Kroger, and in 2018 the Nation’s largest milk drying facility for Dairy Farmers of America, and in 2019 the Plant of the Year recognition was bestowed upon Valley Milk, LLC for their new powder manufacturing facility in Turlock, CA..

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:

  • Food 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
  • In-house mechanical fabrication