Friday, 29 April 2016

Sauk Village Winpak Addition Groundbreaking

Winpak Addition Groundbreaking

On Thursday, April 28th I had the opportunity to attend the Winpak addition groundbreaking. The groundbreaking ceremony was held for a 348,000 square foot expansion to the existing 267,000 square foot facility occupied by Winpak Portion Packaging located at 1111 Winpak Way in Sauk Village.

The new expansion will include:

  • 197,000 square foot warehouse
  • 137,950 square foot production plant area
  • Amenity area
  • Maintenance storage
  • Break room
  • Washrooms
  • Mechanical utility room
  • Truckers room
  • Shipping office
  • Plant grinding room

The building exterior will add:

  • A second rail spur
  • 12 Storage silo’s
  • 2 new 4000 amp electrical services
  • 150 parking stalls
  • 25 truck stalls
  • 20 dock doors
  • Exterior drive-in-door

In addition to constructing the new expansion to the facility, there will also be several renovations to the older facility which include:

  • 15,000 square foot of new office space on the second floor
  • Renovation to the main lobby to accommodate new stairs
  • Elevator to second floor
  • Renovation of an existing area to create expanding production
  • Enlarge locker rooms and training spaces
  • Renovation of existing maintenance shop offices and tool storage rooms