NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Chobani, Inc. opened its new state-of-the-art Greek Yogurt plant in Twin Falls, Idaho, which is twice the size of the world’s next largest yogurt plant. Shambaugh & Son was the prime design/builder for the record 10-month, fast-tracked construction of the Chobani plant, and among other things performed all site infrastructure and installed of all of the plant’s mechanical, electrical, ammonia refrigeration, fire protection, process equipment, process piping, and utility piping systems.
A leading facilities services and construction contractor in the Midwest, Shambaugh & Son is a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME), a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure, and facilities services for a diverse range of businesses.
The plant will process a record amount of yogurt per day, while consuming lower energy and production costs. Shambaugh designed and constructed the plant with infrastructure for future expansion, and with technology that enables greater flexibility and efficiency in production, all within 10 months, from site clearing to production.
“We're pleased Chobani selected Shambaugh & Son to perform the wide range of work required to construct its complex new yogurt plant, and thank them for the opportunity to do so." stated Mark Shambaugh, President and CEO, Shambaugh & Son. "Our diverse and deep experience enabled us to provide the expertise and breadth of skills required to fulfill the rigorous specifications of this project."
About EMCOR Group, Inc.
A Fortune 500 company with estimated 2012 revenues of ~$6.4B, EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME) is a leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure, and facilities services. A provider of critical infrastructure systems, EMCOR gives life to new structures and sustains life in existing ones by its planning, installing, operating, maintaining, and protecting the sophisticated and dynamic systems that create facility environments---such as electrical, mechanical, lighting, air conditioning, heating, security, fire protection, and power generation systems---in virtually every sector of the economy and for a diverse range of businesses, organizations and government. EMCOR represents a rare combination of broad reach with local execution, combining the strength of an industry leader with the knowledge and care of 170 locations. The ~26,000 skilled employees of EMCOR have made the company, in the eyes of leading business publications, amongst the “World’s Most Admired” and “Best Managed”. EMCOR’s diversity---in terms of the services it provides, the industries it serves and the geography it spans---has enabled it to create a stable platform for sustained results. The Company’s strong financial position has enabled it to attract and retain among the best local and regional talent, to undertake and complete the most ambitious projects, and to redefine and shape the future of the construction and facilities services industry. Additional information on EMCOR can be found at www.EMCORGroup.com.
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