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 Upfield Food Processing Plant

Upfield Food Processing Plant

119,000 ft² food processing plant renovation


Upfield is the number-one producer of plant-based spreads in the world. Brands include Flora, Rama, Blue Band, Proactiv, Becel, Country Crock, and Violife.

Upfield purchased an existing paint manufacturing plant at Upper Sherman and Craig Street in Hamilton and had it renovated into a cheese and margarine processing plant. The Kraun Electric team completed the renovation's electrical portion, including new light fixtures and a new fire alarm system.

Project features

  • exterior and interior renovations to an existing industrial building
  • civil work
  • over 1,000 light fixtures
  • installation of high, medium, and low voltage
  • 3 runs of cable buses
  • fire alarm
  • security system
  • new 2x3000-amp and 1x2000-amp service
Upfield food production plant inside

Project partners

General Contractor: G.S. Wark

Consultant: Walter Fedy