Performance Foodservice to hire 100 in Temple for $10 Million expansion
TEMPLE, Texas — Performance Food Group Company (PFG) and the Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) announced that Performance Foodservice ‒ Temple will soon begin a $10-million expansion project. The expansion will include construction of a 76,000-square foot addition to the current operation at 4141 Lucius McCelvey Drive and is expected to create 100 additional jobs during the next 60 months.
PFG ‒ Temple distributes a large assortment of food products including the choice cuts of USDA meats, poultry, fish, baked goods, condiments and even cleaning supplies. The company services a wide variety of restaurants and health care customers located in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana.
PFG hires a range of roles, including truck drivers, sales representatives, warehouse workers, as well as information technology, finance, procurement, operations and marketing associates. We believe that a diverse company leads to a strong, engaged workforce, so we seek out associates with distinctive backgrounds and experiences.Click here for PFG careers.
The Temple EDC Board of Directors approved an economic development agreement that includes a cash grant, and The City of Temple also provided a 50 percent tax abatement to the company for five years.
“We are pleased and proud to have PFG as an important member of the Temple business and manufacturing community,” said David Blackburn, Temple EDC President. “New business moving to Temple is always exciting to celebrate but supporting our existing businesses and enabling their growth is a crucial component of effective economic development efforts. This expansion is welcome news, and we’re excited that PFG chose its Temple facility to invest in.”
Read more of this story in Temple Economic Development Corporation.
Photo courtesy of Performance Foodservice.