Maple Leaf Foods Meat Processing Facility, Hamilton
Maple Leaf Foods (MLF) constructed a new meat processing facility in Hamilton, Canada, with an investment of approximately $395 million. The facility, commissioned in 2014, is the largest and most technologically advanced in Canada. It occupies 48 acres of land and produces deli meats, processed meat, and wieners, without involvement in slaughtering or rendering. The facility employs automation to enhance food safety and reduce contamination risks. It simplified MLF's distribution network and created over 670 jobs. The plant is designed for sustainability and aims to achieve LEED Silver certification while complying with Canadian food inspection standards.