March 28th, 2024

The Right Place assists Schreiber Foods with Wyoming expansion

Dairy processor to add 32 jobs, invest $59 million to expand location in Wyoming

Food Processing & Agribusiness Greater Grand Rapids

Today, The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), announced that dairy processor Schreiber Foods will be expanding its operations in Wyoming, Michigan. The investment is anticipated to generate $59 million in capital investment and 32 new jobs.

Schreiber Foods, Inc., a global employee-owned dairy processor, is a customer-brand leader in the production of cream cheese, natural cheese, process cheese, beverages and yogurt, expanding in Kent County.

The company is experiencing significant growth and increasing customer demands, particularly for its consumer beverage products. To meet customer demand, take advantage of growing business opportunities, and ensure operational efficiency, Schreiber Foods is investing in additional capabilities, while renovating its existing building space.

“We’re excited to grow our beverage plant in Wyoming, Michigan, and bring new jobs to the community. This investment sets us up to continue being an essential ingredient in our customers’ success,” said Jim Mackey, Global Tax Manager of Schreiber Foods. “We look forward to continuing to build on our strong relationship with the city of Wyoming and the state of Michigan. We’re extremely proud to be part of the Grand Rapids community with all that it has to offer our employees and our business. We want to give back to that community as we look to do good through food and make a difference.”

The Right Place worked closely with the MEDC to ensure the company continued its growth in the region. They offered support by effectively organizing state and local resources.

“Schreiber Foods’ decision to expand their Wyoming operations underscores our region’s business-friendly climate, especially in the food processing and manufacturing space,” said Brent Case, Vice President of Business Attraction at The Right Place and project lead. “The Right Place is excited to see their continued success in our region.”

“We’re so excited that Schreiber Foods is expanding operations here in the City of Wyoming,” said City of Wyoming Mayor Kent Vanderwood. “We’re grateful for the commitment to the expansion that will deliver new employment and other economic benefits to Wyoming and West Michigan.”

Information on careers with Schreiber Foods and be found here.