Food Processing

Helping food processors run lean

Discover what some of the largest food processing companies in North America have discovered. Drum Country’s unique characteristics, from market and materials access to stateside and international shipping routes, are synergistically aligned with the unique needs of food processors. Home to several large meat and dairy food processing companies, including Kraft, Drum Country offers the perfect mix of resources, labor costs and logistics to help companies like yours, whether new or expanding, benefit from its optimal location. With today’s higher energy costs, Drum Country’s competitive electric, water and natural gas costs and capacity alone make a compelling case for the region. A Drum Country location strategically positions you within a day’s drive of New York and New Jersey, Toronto and Montreal.

Food Processing Industry Statistics
Occupation Occupation Code Drum Country New York/New Jersey MSA Boston MSA Philadelphia MSA

Industrial Production Managers

11-3051

45.58

57.85

51.75

50.93

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

43-3031

15.97

20.41

20.25

18.99

Shipping, Receiving and Traffic Clerks

43-5071

14.34

15.16

16.79

16.57

First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers

51-1011

26.15

30.91

30.98

31.08

Team Assemblers

51-2092

12.49

12.80

14.33

14.75

Machinists

51-4041

17.53

21.60

22.69

21.67

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2011