National Beef Packing Company, a company that processes high quality fresh beef, consumer ready products and beef by-products, will expand capacity to produce its consumer ready products at their production plant in Moultrie, Georgia.
The more than $30 million dollar project includes a facility expansion as well as new processing and packaging equipment. The company plans to hire approximately 100 additional employees to work at the facility. The expansion is scheduled to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2018.
"We are experiencing an increased demand for fresh consumer ready protein products. The expansion will allow us to deliver on this growing opportunity," said Dave Davidson, Vice President Case Ready Operations, National Beef.
"National Beef is committed to investing in projects that help us serve our customer requirements for high-quality products," Davidson said.
Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, National Beef Packing has operations in Liberal, Dodge City, and Kansas City, Kansas; Hummels Wharf, Pennsylvania; Moultrie, Georgia and St. Joseph, Missouri. The company employees approximately 8,300 people and distributes its products to customers throughout the U.S. and around the world. In fiscal year 2016, National Beef generated sales of $7.2 billion.