C.D. Smith has extensive experience managing the construction of state-of-the-art dairy plants, food processing factories, packaging facilities, distribution centers, testing labs and production spaces, all without interrupting daily operations. Utilizing an integrated approach and in-house technical expertise, our team serves as a solutions provider throughout all phases of a project, from planning through closeout.
Driven by a true boots-on-the-ground mentality, our seasoned team of experts is dedicated to safely providing best-in-class, quality construction services. We help you navigate through the complexities of safety, regulatory compliance, process innovation and energy efficiency while keeping your project on track and on budget for reduced downtimes by helping you get to market faster.
Our deep understanding of planning and construction of large-scale facilities, in combination with our impressive portfolio of projects make us the ideal building partner for your project. Other iconic dairy producers have trusted C.D. Smith with projects, including Babcock Hall, Baker Cheese, Center for Dairy Research, Grande Cheese Company, Land O’Lakes, Masters Gallery Foods, Saputo, Sargento Foods, Sartori and Schreiber Foods.
New and improved Babcock Hall feted during grand opening, open house events | UW-Madison College of Agricultural & Life Sciences (ECALS) April 17, 2023
New Babcock Hall facilities stand to drive innovation in Wisconsin's dairy industry | Wisconsin State Journal, April 12, 2023
UW-Madison dairy production stopped in 2019 - now it's back and bigger | The Cap Times, April 12, 2023
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“The C.D. Smith team knows food manufacturing. With years of experience in the industry, they are familiar and oriented with all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) protocols and regulations that address appropriate hygiene in and around the construction site and plant equipment. Their work at Masters Gallery Foods was completed on time and under budget while employees occupied the facility.”
C.D. Smith was awarded construction management services for Masters Gallery Foods to construct a new packaging and distribution facility to support the growth of the private-label cheese supplier based in Plymouth, Wisconsin. Learn more about this multi-phase project at www.cdsmith.com/masters-gallery-foods-construction-contractor-of-choice.
“C.D. Smith has been a great partner for over 20 years. Their experience in designing and constructing food manufacturing plants has allowed our company to expand our campus with state-of-the-art facilities. The entire team at C.D. Smith has a passion for exceptional service and craftsmanship throughout the entire building process. C.D. Smith has performed to our Quality Standards under both greenfield and brownfield projects and work closely with our Quality and Operations teams to allow for a smooth transition from construction to production.”
- Jeff Baker, Executive Vice President, Baker Cheese.
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C.D. Smith Construction is an industry leader in safely providing the highest quality commercial construction services. Utilizing an integrated approach and self-performing trade services combined with technical expertise, our team serves as a solutions provider throughout all phases of a project, from planning through construction. With veteran leadership and a dedication to our employees and clients, we proudly place our name on projects of all sizes across the United States.
Through a proactive safety program, strict standards and our Think Safe. Work Safe.® mentality, we've built a solid culture where safety is our number one priority day in and day out.
Our commitment to holistically enhancing the current and future environmental, economic and societal well-being of the communities in which we live, work and play begins with education. We have a team devoted to understanding the difference between green building and a sustainable built environment. Our team will help you weigh the financial and business impacts of building green through a sustainable approach to make the most informed decisions. Join us in our commitment to
We went for LEED Gold®, and now we're living green in the best possible way. According to the USGBC LEED Project Directory, the C.D. Smith Corporate Office is the first recognized LEED BD+C: New Construction-v4 Gold Certified building in Wisconsin, the next-generation standard for green building design, construction, operations and performance.
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C.D. Smith supports many local organizations through sponsorship programs and monetary donations in our community and in the communities with which we work. In the past 10 years, we have donated over $4 million to businesses and organizations throughout the state of Wisconsin, from small community clubs to large non-profit organizations.
Building community is the foundation of our organization. By supporting community initiatives, economic growth and development, we feel privileged to help ensure our team members have solid places to live, work, volunteer, serve and play.