Atlantic Beef Products

Albany, PE

Atlantic Beef Products

42,000 sq.ft.

Construction Cost:

Date Completed:

Fitzgerald & Snow Ltd.

About This Project

The Atlantic Beef Products is a modern beef processing plant that combines old fashion farming culture with cutting edge meet processing technologies for superior product quality. This facility was constructed and incorporated in 2003 to support local farmers in Atlantic Canada, but primarily PEI. It is CRSB certified plant that means that beef supply chain is operating to world-class sustainability practices. Also, it is a federally inspected by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) as facility with AA Grade production that guarantee standardization of quality, safety operation, fulfilment of legal obligations and provision of protection for the end consumer.

MCA Consultants Inc. was glad to provide its expertise in mechanical systems for food processing industry.

Services Provided

  • Plumbing
  • Process Water
  • Process steam
  • Compressed Air
  • Ventilation and Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Refrigeration Plant

Key Design Elements

  • Technological steam plant for meat processing equipment and process water heating
  • Well-through-out sanitary system able to collect, control, and treat process and regular waste including sediment pits, blood collecting setups, organic waste catching
  • Complex HVAC system incorporating hygienic air handling units for process lines, rooftops/HRVs/make-up air handlers for auxiliary spaces, in-floor heating system for office and personnel areas, ammonia detection and ventilation system, etc.
  • Industrial scale refrigeration plant for processing and storing including blast freezers, walk-in coolers, shipping & receiving and storage areas cooling
  • Process plumbing systems including mist system for coolers, softeners station, booster pumps, wash stations for production needs
  • Process compressed air system for technological equipment and process control valves
  • Chilled water system storage for additional energy saving
  • Propane and fuel oil storages for independent stand-alone operation


  • Safe process waste treatment
  • Air quality control
  • Building Management Control System