Winpak plans $30 million expansion
As part of a $30 million expansion, Winpak Portion Packaging, Inc. will be building a new manufacturing facility in Sauk Village, IL. The new facility will be a short distance from the current South Chicago Heights, IL, plant.
The state-of-the-art facility will be built on 28 acres and will initially have 267,000 square feet of manufacturing, warehouse, printing, and office space. To support future anticipated growth, the facility will be expandable to 615,000 square feet. It will also serve as the primary warehouse and distribution center complete with rail service.
Construction is scheduled to start in April of 2011 with occupancy in the last quarter of 2011. The plant is scheduled to become operational in the first quarter of 2012.