Wayne Farms Chicken Processing Plant, Decatur, Alabama

Construction started

New chicken processing lines - August 2003; new processing facility - 3Q 2004

Estimated investment

New lines - $25.4m; new facility - $55m


Cooked chicken products (40Mlb/yr from the expansion and the same from the new facility)


Expansion of production lines - May and July 2004; new facility first phase - 2006; new facility second and third phases - 2006 to 2011


Wayne Farms, ContiGroup Cos

Design and engineering

Vaughn Coltrane Pharr and Associates

Lead contractors

Turner Universal, FMC, Frigoscandia, Allen, Stein, Infor, FMC LINK system

Management systems

Infor supply chain planning suite, Intelliship logistics management program, Introspec system


Wayne Farms, ContiGroup Cos., tax incentives from Alabama State and Morgan County

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