ENTERPRISE, Alabama – Wayne Farms LLC today marked the official start of a major expansion project at its Enterprise Fresh Processing Facility that will significantly increase production and add 400 new jobs.
The company’s $105 million expansion project is expected to be complete in January 2019. With the new hires, Wayne Farms’ total workforce at the Enterprise facility will number more than 1,700.
“This investment in our Enterprise operation is a strategic decision,” Wayne Farms President and CEO Clint Rivers said. “The expansion is part of our ongoing growth in south Alabama.
“We’ve invested more than $200 million in the Wiregrass area, and it’s a success story for us and the communities where we live and work—the relationship has been outstanding, the workforce is solid, and the support from business, government and community leaders has been exemplary,” he added.