SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

March 16, 2011 07:15 ET

Industrial Info Highlights Food & Beverage Industry Expenditures in Great Lakes Region

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - March 16, 2011) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Food & Beverage Industry in the Great Lakes region is sitting on more than $2.1 billion in investments that are geared toward building new food processing facilities and distribution centers, capacity expansions, and upgrades of existing plants.

One of the largest projects in the region is an expansion of a jelly and jam manufacturing plant in Orrville, Ohio, by The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) (Orrville). The facility is under construction and will be completed in the second quarter of 2012. Other highlights include a $60 million snack food plant expansion in Kentucky and a $120 million beverage syrup manufacturing plant expansion in Ohio.

These projects and more are highlighted in the recently released Great Lakes Map Series from Industrial Info. For more information, click on the link above or call 1-800-762-3361. Each of the six wall maps includes an analysis of the industrial project spending market in a particular state, as well as a listing of all of the plants where project spending is planned in 2011.

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