Smithfield Foods
Pork Processing Facility

Smithfield Foods

Tar Heel, North Carolina
Markets: Refrigeration
Sub Markets: Beef / Pork
Services: Mechanical & Utility
Size: 1,000,000 SF
Delivery Methods: Design-Build

The pork processing facility is streamlined for maximum efficiency and includes areas for animal staging, kill and cut floor areas, a waste treatment facility, multiple coolers and freezers, and employee welfare. The plant can process up to 32,000 hogs per day over two 10-hour shifts. The project was constructed over five different phases of expansion. 

Stellar was awarded the Food Engineering “Food Plant of the Year” for this project.  It is the largest slaughterhouse and meat-processing plant in the world.

Project Contact
Todd Allsup
Senior Vice President, Business Development