Schreiber Foods today announced it plans to construct its Global Technology Center in downtown Green Bay on the site of the former Washington Commons and J.C. Penney.
Schreiber has also secured a purchase option to acquire the adjacent property on the corner of Main and Washington streets, where it plans to relocate its home office to a new facility.
“Our Global Technology Center will play an integral role in Schreiber’s mission to be the world’s leading customer-brand dairy company,” says Mike Haddad, Schreiber’s president and chief executive officer. “It will be a state-of-the-art facility that will enhance our ability to deliver value for our customers by creating innovative new products and winning business solutions”
The facilities, which are still in the planning phase, will be designed and constructed with sustainability in mind. Schreiber will also ensure the city of Green Bay has the time it needs to salvage recyclable materials from the former Washington Commons facility.
The exterior of the Global Technology Center and Home Office, which combined will house more than 550 employees, will be designed to complement the architecture of downtown Green Bay. Construction could begin next spring with completion in the fall of 2014.