As energy becomes more costly and product quality and food safety increasingly critical, integrating energy management, clean-in-place (CIP), process and environmental controls (HVAC) is becoming more practical and economical as digital controls enable linking of these systems—if not directly, then by making them available on the same device for operators and managers.
During a record heat wave, Stellar’s refrigeration services team mitigated melting of a StarCenter ice rink while replacement parts were shipped across country.
Stellar has been selected to renovate the Florida Panthers IceDen. The new refrigeration system will utilize Opteon™, NHL's official solution developed by The Chemours Company, a Stellar partner.
President and COO, Brian Kappele, talks about how Stellar tackled the move to remote work head-on and the decision to shift the majority of its employees permanently to a full-time work-from-home model, becoming one of the first in the industry to make such a change on a large scale.
Stellar’s renovation project of the Beaufort Marine Corps Air Station MCX is featured in the Federal Construction Supplement of the July 2020 issue of Commercial Construction & Renovation magazine. Supplement starts on page 85.
This complex, multi-phased retrofit included new entry, conference room, bars and ballroom. The flexibility of integrated design-build delivery enabled Stellar to seamlessly develop solutions to overcome unforeseen conditions, uncovered during demolition, that were the result of previous renovations to this Marine Corps Air Station facility.
Stellar has been selected by Flagler Health+ as the design-builder for a comprehensive healthcare and wellness campus in northeast Florida. The $150 million project is located in the Durbin Park area of northern St. Johns County. The release was republished by the Jacksonville Business Journal and Medical Construction & Design magazine.
Stellar Group Inc. is the contractor for the almost 48,300-square-foot hotel on 2.08 acres at San Jose Boulevard and Interstate 295.
“As the construction and industrial refrigeration industries continue to evolve, it is imperative to have the right technology partner in place to ensure our systems are meeting customer demands,” said Luke Facemyer, divisional vice president of refrigeration, Stellar.
Stellar, a fully integrated firm focused on design, engineering, construction and mechanical services worldwide, has completed construction of two refrigerated distribution facilities for Lineage Logistics, LLC in Vernon, California.
Joseph Bove, vice president of business development at Stellar, an integrated design, engineering, construction and mechanical services firm, says, “If an operator’s facility isn’t up to these standards, they are putting their business and consumers at risk.
Food and beverage manufacturing has been one of the slower industries to adopt new technology like predictive analytics. While machine learning and artificial intelligence may sound daunting, this technology offers a valuable return on investment.
United States Cold Storage’s has opened its new food warehouse in Laredo. Stellar designed and built the 232,366-square-foot warehouse that will distribute a variety of produce goods, including strawberries and avocados.
Caspers Cold Storage & Distribution nears full capacity at its state-of-the-art facility in Tampa, Fla., as it comes to the end of its first full year as a third-party logistics provider.
The most successful food and beverage companies look ahead to prepare for the customers of tomorrow. Enter: Generation Z.