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Food Processing & Cold Storage

Founded in 1887, the Milord Company is one of the oldest and most experienced family owned and operated construction companies in the nation, specializing in industrial, commercial and corporate facilities, as well as, in USDA and FDA inspected food-related construction, along with their ancillary facilities such as corporate offices, warehousing and distribution centers.

As part of our food-related construction, we have designed and built high end culinary kitchens for such firms as OSI, Miniat, Stampede Meat, and others. In addition, we have designed commercial kitchens for restaurants, country clubs, and schools.

Our transportation division specializing in railroad and trucking construction, ensures that Milord Company will seamlessly integrate the warehousing and shipping aspects of your business with the processing side of the business.

Our success over the years is a testament to our direct and honest approach. We believe that a successful project requires good planning, intelligent and experienced personnel, tight project control and hard work. Utilizing the talents of our design partners, we use thorough communication and coordination with the Owner, Engineers, and Subcontractors to deliver a rational, integrated and efficiently designed and constructed facility.

We can work for you as your design/builder, construction manager, or general contractor, depending on your job delivery preference. Allow us to bring our professional expertise to your next project; whether new, expansion or renovation. We will respond with the quality and exceptional value that has earned us the trust and respect of our clients for over a century.

Our extensive experience and expertise in manufacturing, food processing facilities, corporate facilities, and distribution facilities will turn the unique set of construction challenges associated with this type of work, into a manageable and well-run project that exceeds your expectations. Below you can see a list of some of the construction elements unique to this type of work that we have mastered over the years:



  • R&D Facilities
  • Ammonia Refrigeration
  • Process Flow/Piping/Lighting
  • Cook Rooms – steam, fry, bake
  • Blast Cells/Freezers/Spirals
  • Cold Storage Insulation and Vapor Integrity
  • Sanitation Design
  • Plant Waste Drain Systems
  • Waste Treatment
  • Sanitary Flooring Options
  • Under-floor Heating Systems
  • Test Kitchens
  • Quality Control Labs
  • Hand/Foot Wash Stations
  • Equipment Wash Rooms
  • Pack-off & Shipping
  • RFID
  • Laboratories
  • Product Handling
  • Proofers
  • Mixing, Blending, Grinding Rooms
  • Trim & Stuffing Rooms
  • Storage Racking
  • Dock Equipment
  • USDA and FDA Construction Techniques
  • Walk-on Interstitial Spaces
  • Refrigerated Clean Air Systems
  • Frock and Laundry Rooms
  • Welfare Facilities
  • Air Changes/Ventilation Requirements
  • Freon Refrigeration
  • High-Pressure Hot Water Systems
  • Corporate Offices

Milord Company is a nationwide design-build general contracting company that understands the specific design and construction needs of the food industry.