Scott Mark
Scott Mark
Vice President, Operations
 

Scott has over 16 years of design and construction experience. He has held the positions of field engineer, project superintendent, project manager, senior project manager and project developer. Scott’s responsibilities include working as a team mentor to ensure project success and client satisfaction. He oversees the project throughout planning, construction, pre-construction and warranty period. Scott has worked on projects for Boar’s Head Provisions, Nestlé, Sara Lee Foods and many more.

Food Plant Construction: The Design-Build Method Continues to Grow

3 takeaways from the Food Marketing Institute’s new market study

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Food Plant Construction: The Design-Build Method Continues to Grow

Business owners are increasingly discovering the benefits of working with design-build firms, according to a comprehensive new study on the design-build market released by Food Marketing Institute (FMI). The study found design-build now makes up almost half of all construction projects nationwide, and market share is expected to keep growing over the next three years.

Research showed design-build use has not only expanded across all sectors and regions of the U.S., but owners who used this project delivery method were more satisfied with their experience compared to other methods due to advantages like innovation and quick speed to market.

Here are the key takeaways from FMI’s study on the design-build market now and where it’s headed in the next few years.  

 

What Food Manufacturers Need to Know About Generation Z

Understanding the trends and food preferences of the Post-Millennials

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What Food Manufacturers Need to Know About Generation Z

We’ve been talking about Millennials for years, and rightfully so: They are an influential subset of the population (those born between 1981 and 1996) who have significant buying power today.

However, in addition to considering the factors of today, the most successful food and beverage companies look ahead to prepare for the customers of tomorrow. Enter: Generation Z.

 

5 Details to Give Your Design-Builder for a More Accurate Food Project Budget

Avoid discrepancies by providing details about utilities, food safety and more

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5 Details to Give Your Design-Builder for a More Accurate Food Project Budget

At this time of year, many food processors are planning next year’s capital expenditures, which often means piecing together budgets for upcoming food plant construction projects. It is important to create the most accurate budget possible: a tricky task. Frequently, food processors prepare budgets without the assistance of an experienced design-builder. By doing so, they make assumptions that can skew their entire budget.

 

How to Build a Better Capital Budget for Your Food Processing Plant

Controlling Costs in the New Year series

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food processing plant capital budget

‘Tis the season to … piece together your capital budget for the new year. When estimating your numbers for food processing projects on the horizon, don’t just base your predictions on what you did the last time around. You shouldn’t be estimating costs based solely on square footage, either. However, there are ways to build a higher confidence level behind your budget and ensure its accuracy—it all lies within the data.