Zweigle’s Announces Completion of Manufacturing Expansion
(ROCHESTER, NY, October 9, 2020) – Zweigle’s, Inc. announced the completion of Phase I of a multi-phase manufacturing expansion plan on Friday, October 9 at their facility located on Plymouth Avenue in the City of Rochester. The 15,000 sq. ft. expansion will drive efficiency gains for raw material processing and will allow for continued growth. Taylor, The Builders served as the construction partner on the project which broke ground in late 2019.
The project, which included building acquisition, demolition and new construction, is in partnership with city, county, and state agencies aiming to revitalize communities, support local businesses and tackle poverty by providing new jobs. Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce also played a vital role in the development of this project.
Zweigle's owner and CEO Julie Camardo said, “This expansion represents our commitment to invest in the City of Rochester, a city we have called home for 140 years. The support we received for this project will allow us to continue the growth we’ve experienced over the last five years through improving manufacturing operations and providing new employment opportunities for our community.”
Greater Rochester Chamber President & CEO Bob Duffy said, "We are so proud of Julie’s leadership in making this project happen, and we were thrilled to help Zweigle’s secure the resources necessary to make it a reality here in Rochester. Zweigle’s is a local treasure that is enjoyed by people across the country, and keeping them in our region as they continue to grow and thrive has been a major priority for Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce. So many community and government partners came together to help make this happen, and we are grateful for the outstanding teamwork and collaboration.”
Zweigle’s, Inc. is a fifth-generation, family owned meat and protein manufacturing company, founded in Rochester, New York in 1880. Best known for their hot dog and sausage products, Zweigle’s mission is to create memories for you and your family through continued innovation, collaboration and flexibility. Zweigle’s is a Certified Women Owned Business (WBENC) and holds an SQF Level 2 food processing certification. For more information, visit www.zweigles.com.