Coevorden, The Netherlands


FDG was retained to provide engineering and program management services for a new 23,600 square meter dry pet food manufacturing and packaging facility. The $110 million facility was completed on a fast track schedule to be operational within in 19 months.

Integrated operations included meal processing, liquid systems processing, multiple bulk receiving and transfer systems for corn, grains, and meals, milling, grinding, blending, processing, finished product storage, packaging, warehouse storage and shipment.

Fully automated process controls – over 8000-point control system organized into multiple operating modules controlled by factory wide integration and interface with business information system.

Multiple processing lines with flexible operations supported by diversity with delivery of process ingredients and multiple destination routes for continuous or staged packaging at the same time

Project completed ahead of schedule and within budget