Cargill opens new boxed beef distribution center in Kansas

Nearly $50 million investment increases capacity of former system by 70,000 boxes.

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, as well as community, state and federal officials, joined Cargill’s beef business leaders this week as they celebrated the opening of a nearly $50 million distribution center at Cargill’s Dodge City, Kan., beef processing facility.

Around them, more than 9,000 ft. of conveyor belts wove throughout the building, connecting to a row of towering shelves that stretch the entire height of the building. The shelving holds approximately 133,000 sixty-pound boxes

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