Smithfield Foods Invests $100M in NC Facility

The producer plans to create approximately 250 new jobs by building a new distribution center and expanding its storage capabilities in Tar Heel.

Smithfield Foods Inc. intends to invest $100 million in a new distribution center at the company’s processing facility in Tar Heel, N.C. Smithfield will build a 500,000-square-foot plant and add approximately 250 new jobs. The project also includes the expansion of the facility’s blast cell cold storage capabilities.


Smithfield will begin construction of the new distribution center this month. The facility will feature 47,000 pallet positions. The $45 million blast cell cold storage expansion, announced earlier this year, is underway and will increase the facility’s capacity by 140 million pounds…

Smithfield Foods Invests $100M in NC Facility


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