MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO — The Crump Group Inc. announced March 14 plans to invest $85 million in its existing premium dog treat manufacturing facility in Nashville, NC. This follows a more than $40 million investment in 2021 to acquire the plant, as well as the property and equipment.

The expansion “marks a pivotal moment” for the future of the company, which produces Caledon Farms, Crumps’ Naturals and Dog Delights, as it seeks to meet evolving customer needs and its own sustainability goals.

“With heightened customer demand, we stand poised to aggressively expand our operations while maintaining unmatched value to our customers,” said Margot Crump, co-founder and chief executive officer of The Crump Group. “Our ongoing investment across diverse capabilities enables us to deliver innovative solutions with the hallmark quality and adaptability to which our customers have become accustomed.”

The $85 million investment will notably expand The Crump Group’s production capacity in Nashville and will help the company keep its retail partners’ shelves stocked, including those at Costco, PetSmart, Pet Valu, Walmart, Loblaws, Publix and Target.

As part of the expansion, The Crump Group will also implement state-of-the-art technologies to help reduce its environmental footprint from manufacturing.

“This investment and expansion underscores our unwavering dedication to both operational excellence and community prosperity,” added Paul Sproule, president of The Crump Group. “By expanding our footprint and creating new employment opportunities, we will make a positive and lasting impact on the local economy.”

Later this week, The Crump Group will exhibit at booth #409 at Global Pet Expo 2024, held March 20 to 22 in Orlando, Fla.

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