Food & Beverage
Trust the No. 1 firm in Food & Beverage.
A complex industry demands a creative, flexible service provider. That’s why Gray custom tailors every project to your needs. That’s why Gray is now Engineering News-Record‘s No. 1 firm for the food & beverage industry. With more than $1 billion in customer projects completed over the past year, we offer proven experience and cutting-edge projects that extend far beyond the construction of your facility. Over the past 25 years, Gray has completed more than 120 projects for its global—and growing—base of food & beverage customers.
The next few years will bring radical transformation to the industry. Lab-grown plant and animal proteins. Ready-to-prepare meals on your doorstep. Consumer and ingredient trends that change with the seasons. And calls for a more transparent, traceable food supply. The food & beverage industry has never been more exciting—or more challenging. Are you ready to compete and win?
Our customers are. They rely on Gray to equip them with advanced solutions that deliver results. Solutions like bringing virtual reality (VR) into the design-build process, implementing SmartVent technology as a safer way to combat dust, engineering and building the longest and fastest Snap Chill freezer in the world, and designing, installing, and commissioning unloading systems with zero operator intervention.
Explore Food & Beverage Services
Process & Packaging Systems Engineering
Automation & Controls
Custom equipment Ovens & cookers Process skids Batching equipment Clean-in-place systems Bioreactors Extruders Distributed products Mixers & blenders
Service That Spans the Industry.
From process and packaging to food safety, automation, and more, our solutions help customers increase production, solve for labor shortages, mitigate costs, and ensure FSMA compliance. Whether you need a turnkey facility solution or a single piece of custom equipment, we can design, build, engineer, and automate your way to a future-proof business.
We’ve delivered projects for a wide range of industry sectors, including:
– Condiment & Sauce
– Snack & Cereal
Our Featured Projects
Nestlé Purina PetCare produces some of the most trusted and popular brands of pet food, treats, and cat litter and is the largest pet food manufacturer in the United States as well as second largest globally. The company is part of Nestlé, a global leader in Nutrition, Health and Wellness.
Kraft Heinz was in the market for a new factory for the first time since the merger of Kraft Foods Group and H.J. Heinz Corporation in 2015. The organization knew it needed the perfect partner to meet its specific food needs and selected Gray to design and build the greenfield facility.
Buffalo Trace Distillery has been making whiskey for more than 200 years, making it the oldest continuously operating distillery in America. Sazerac, the parent company of Buffalo Trace, and Gray have partnered on multiple projects including a new distribution warehouse facility for Buffalo Trace Distillery and Buffalo Trace Distillery Mash House. In order to accommodate more visitors and future growth in the company, Buffalo Trace selected Gray to expand and relocate the existing bottling hall to another area on its campus.
Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. is a worldwide leader in the beverage industry. The company selected Gray to perform Construction Management, Equipment Installation, and Building Commissioning services for its beverage pod manufacturing facility in Georgia.
Gray Endorsed Brands
- Learn More about Gray Solutions, A Gray Company
Formed in 2018, Gray Solutions, a Gray company, is a leader in automation and process integration for customers in Food & Beverage. As a part of the Gray family of brands, we creatively address customer challenges in projects small to large. Whether you need a simple modification or a new facility, our services will increase efficiencies in your system through the power of data and information technology.
ContactWalker Mattox, Chief Executive Officer, Gray Solutions, A Gray Company
- Learn More about Anderson Dahlen Inc., A Gray Company
Founded in the 1940s primarily as a commercial and residential heating and air conditioning company, Anderson Dahlen Inc., a Gray company, has grown into a world-renowned leader for specialty equipment and stainless steel fabrication services in the Food & Beverage, Industrial, and Pharmaceutical markets.
ContactTom Knoll, President, Anderson Dahlen Inc., A Gray Company
Putting our values into action.
Gray believes our success can be attributed to upholding a simple set of core values that date back to our founding:
- We put safety and quality of life first.
- We are customer and relationship driven.
- We treat others the way we want to be treated, where everyone is welcome and respected.
Meet the Team
Gray has a deep bench of leaders with the experience to advise on your most complex challenges.