Automated Super-Sack System in Cocoa Plant

AIG Food Ingredients, Installation, Project Management

Customer: Midwest Cocoa Producer Installed Cost: $350,000 The customer is upgrading production lines and automating manual processes. AIG replaced an old manual super-sack filling process (ingredient weighing had been the only automated step) with an automated super-sack fill system that includes a pallet dispenser, fill system and stretch wrapper. Once each woven-poly bag is filled with 1 metric ton of …

Pork Plant Cooler Room Structural Repairs

AIG Food Ingredients, Installation, Project Management

Customer: National Pork Producer Installed Cost: $300,000 In order to complete upgrades to its production lines, this pork producer needed to make structural repairs to a cooler room in the plant. AIG provided project management and the civil and mechanical crews to complete the repair. The scope of work included demolition, stainless steel floor repair, installation of concrete footings and …

Chicken Fat Clean-in-Place System for Pet Food Plant

AIG Detailed Design, Food Ingredients, Project Management

Customer: Private | Midwest facility Installed Cost: approx $1.5 million AIG designed and delivered a new fully programmable clean-in-place (CIP) system and layout.  The AIG team developed drawings and worked with all vendors to procure, design, install and test all components of the chicken fat system.  AIG also provided supervision to the labor to build out the new space and install the …

Renovation of Food-Grade Evaporation Salt Plant

AIG Food Ingredients, Installation, Mining and Minerals, Project Management

  Customer: North American Mineral Producer General Contractor: Galyon Brothers Construction Structural Engineer: Engineering Consultants Installed Cost: $2 million , This $2-million capital project renovated the century-old vacuum building of the plant’s vacuum pan evaporation process. The AIG team was responsible for several phases of the project: Structural engineering design of shoring to support wooden structure during demolition. Mechanical engineering …

Refrigerated Meat Processing

admin Food Ingredients, Project Management

Safeway, Inc. | Emporia, Kansas Installed Value – $3.15 million The facility is a 6500SF, 30-ft high, refrigerated building with meat processing equipment and a laboratory. Meat is received in totes and dumped into a pumping system tied into the existing dry pet-food extruders in another building. AIG ensured that the meat-processing facility met USDA specifications and integrated a clean-in-place system.