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Tony Pitrone
Vice President
770.928.7120 x237
"Owners select Primus because our team delivers an overall production process that achieves the efficient movement of people, raw materials, and finished goods within a simple and durable building envelope that can be sanitized and readily maintained."

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Richardson Oilseed, LTC.
Design-build services for a 160,000 SF edible oil processing facility expansion

Food & Beverage Processing

Meeting the specific demands of food and beverage process and manufacturing facility development requires the efforts of a proven and experienced planning, design and project management team. From project planning through start-up, Primus Builders offers comprehensive services to niche markets in both the industrial and food processing sectors, specializing in all types of agricultural-based processing and bulk handling, food processing and food distribution projects.


Primus’s experience encompasses edible oil processing, frozen and fresh prepared foods, dairies, bakeries, red meat and poultry, confectionery, grains and snack foods. The team is trained in USDA, FDA, AIB and other international design standards that production operations must comply with.

Primus applies the expertise of its in-house processing team in specialized niches such as:

  • Batch & Continuous Blending Systems
  • Bulk Material Handling
  • Evaporation, Concentration & Drying
  • Edible Oils
  • Pasteurization & Aseptic Processing
  • Cooking & Further Processing
  • In line and Blast Freezing
  • Filling & Packaging Lines
  • Ready –To-Eat
  • Water & Wastewater Treatment

Food Safety
Food safety is the number one priority on all Primus food and beverage processing projects. The team implements food safety strategies at every project phase, from planning through construction. All potential hazards (microbiological, chemical and physical) are considered and plans developed to minimize cross-contamination by properly separating products, employees, airflow and waste streams. Owners can be assured that Primus’s seasoned staff will deliver the safest possible facility needed for their operations.

Food & Beverage Capabilities

  • Site Evaluation, Selection & Acquisition
  • Food Processing Site Certification
  • Feasibility Studies, Budget Estimation & Planning
  • Master Planning & Programming
  • Optimal Layout (Process Flows)
  • Logistics Analysis and Warehouse Design
  • Architecture, Engineering & Construction
  • Process Engineering
  • Refrigeration
  • Equipment Selection and Procurement
  • Material Handling, Automation & Packaging
  • Food Safety & Sanitation
  • Process Safety Management
  • Supply Chain Management, Logistics Modeling
  • Industrial Refrigeration & Energy Management
  • LEED Certification and Sustainable Designs
  • Phased Implementation Schedules
Primus Builders has proven to be a trustworthy, solutions-driven partner. Their hands-on, can-do approach is the reason we turn to them again and again.”
- Wayne Farms