Food & Beverage: Design & Construction

Your global powerhouse in food processing

Ranked one of the top food processing design-build firms in the world, Stellar offers clients an unmatched list of self-performed services. Cross-trained in all market segments, our experts apply learnings and best practices from other markets to deliver you the very best facility in every possible way — from food safety to innovation and production rates.

Our integrated approach allows you to reap the benefits of greater speed to market, cost efficiencies and a single source of accountability.

In addition to taking a facility from concept through to completion, we can take your manufacturing business to new heights through extensive strategic planning solutions that drive profits. We do more than design energy-efficient buildings, we design the most efficient and profitable processes for what goes on inside them, including:

  • Plant and production line layouts
  • Process, CIP, controls and utility system design
  • Equipment specification, procurement and installation
  • Startup and commissioning services

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Stellar serves food and distribution markets that are as diverse and wide-ranging as the capabilities we offer.

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Logistics & Distribution

Expertise in design-build for the cold storage, logistics, distribution, and warehousing markets.

Stellar is recognized as the leading provider of innovative building and energy-efficient utility solutions. With a diverse group of architects, engineers, and construction professionals, our global presence is capable of serving the entire cold supply chain.

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Thermal Building Envelope

Total vapor-barrier integrity. Total confidence.

We analyze energy usage and other factors to determine the appropriate materials and techniques for maximum efficiency, cost savings, and above all, food safety.

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Food Safety

Uncompromising food safety standards.

Stellar is renowned as an expert in food safety, and our team is well-versed in the regulatory standards set forth by the USDA and FDA, as well as segment-specific governing organizations and regulations such as the Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO). Our in-depth food safety expertise is sought after by top food manufacturers, who frequently request that we develop customized sanitary guidelines to be used throughout their facilities.

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Our rankings are pretty stellar.

# 7

Food & Beverage Manufacturing

By Engineering News-Record (2022)

# 9

Industrial, Top 20 Contractors by Sector

By Engineering News-Record (2021)

# 38

Top 100 Design-Build Firms

By Engineering News-Record (2021)