POLAND The most modern powdered milk products plant in Poland is being developed for Mlekpol near its dairy plant in Mrągowo, is already visible. The gigantic structure of the app. PLN 400 mln project is now easily visible from a distance.
The walls of the building, which will include a drying hall, are ready and the hall for the storage of raw materials has been completed. The reinforcements, strip foundations and foundation slabs for the production section, which has an area of app. 6,600 sqm, were put in place in the winter. The installation of the production machinery is to take place in October. The project will involve the construction of three connected complexes: a building for drying milk products, one for the storage of raw materials and their initial processing, as well as another storage room of 12,000 sqm. The dairy powder plant is to produce whey protein and baby food products. It will employ app. 160 people. Budimex is the contractor for the construction work on the project, while GEA Polska is to provide the technological installations. The plant is expected to become operational in 2018/2019.