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Alberta, Canada
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Gray Construction Canada Company is partnering with Keller Construction Ltd. to design and build Champion Petfoods LP's new state-of-the-art, custom-fitted NorthStar Kitchens situated on 75 acres of farmland in Parkland County, Alberta. Keller Construction Ltd. is a full-service construction company with over 50 years of building in Alberta.

The new kitchens will advance the company’s Biologically Appropriate™ mandate and accommodate the growing global demand for its award-winning pet food brands. Purpose-built from the ground up by Gray Construction Canada Company, Champion’s new NorthStar Kitchens will continue to position Champion as a global leader in pet food innovation.

Project Facts

  • Total Area: 420,000 s.f.
  • Schedule: 24 months

Building Features

  • On-site distribution warehouse and logistics centre
  • Capacity to prepare up to 145,000,000kg of dry kibble
  • The bulk ingredient silos, which were locally fabricated in Alberta by Meridan Manufacturing, are designed to hold up to 80,000kg of the highest quality dry ingredients.

Services Provided by Gray:

  • Automation Systems Integration
  • Programming
  • Site Analysis
  • Architecture
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Process Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Refrigeration Engineering
  • Wastewater Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Equipment Procurement
  • Equipment Installation
  • Building Commissioning