Dothan, Alabama

Wayne Farms Dothan, AL

808 Ross Clark Circle NE

Dothan, Alabama 36303

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History

  • 1968 – Plant constructed – Sunnyland (pork)
  • 1986 – Plant sold to Showell Farms (poultry)
  • 1995 – Plant sold to Perdue Farms
  • 2003 – Cut-up and Deboning Rooms renovated
  • 2007 – 1st Processing renovated
  • 2010 – Portioning and Marination room renovated
  • 2013 –Wayne Farms LLC purchased complex from Perdue Farms

Number of Employees:

850

Products and Services:

Large Bird Deboning, Boneless Breast, Boneless Legs, Wings, Tenders, Paws, Slicing, Sizing and Marination

Local Employment:

Employees are primarily from Houston and Henry Counties in Alabama, and Early and Seminole Counties in Georgia (6th largest employer in Houston County)

Significant Facilities, Equipment, Vehicles, Aircraft:

  • 111,175 square-foot Fresh Processing Facility
  • Total Lines:
    • 1 Slaughter Line (140 BPM)
    • 1 Evisceration Line (140 BPM)
  • Wellness Center, Garage, Hatchery, Feed Mill

Key Management Positions:

  • Area Complex Manager
  • Operations Manager

Union Springs, Alabama

Union Springs, Bullock County, AlabamaWayne Farms Union Springs

444 Baskin Street South  
Union Springs, Alabama  36089               

History

  • 1959 – Plant opened under the name Poultry Products with 75 employees
  • 1960 – Plant sold to Armour and Company
  • 1961 – Plant sold to Allied Mills, Inc. and was named Wayne Farms
  • 1963 – Plant expanded into individually frozen (IF) products
  • 1982 – Plant shut down IF line, converted to whole bird chilled pack
  • 1995 – Changed from chill-pack to deboning operation
  • 1996 - Plant implemented MSC operation

Number of employees:   

885

Local employment:

Employees are from Barbour, Bullock, Lee, Macon, Montgomery and Pike Counties in Alabama

Key management positions:

  • Area Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Plant Manager
  • Area Human Resources Manager

Enterprise, Alabama

Enterprise, Coffee County, AlabamaWayne Farms Enterprise

1020 County Road 114
Jack, Alabama  36346   

History:

  • 1979 – Facility constructed for Southland Broilers
  • 1992 – Expanded production to produce marinated and individually frozen products
  • 1994 – Wayne Farms purchased Enterprise from Southland Foods Inc.
  • 2006 - Increased production capacity to 1,250,000 head per week
  • 2009 - Expanded further processing capabilities

Number of employees:   

1250

Local employment:

Employees are from Coffee, Pike, and Dale Counties in Alabama

Key management positions:

  • Operations Manager
  • Area Manager
  • Area Human Resources Manager

Albertville, Alabama

Albertville, Marshall County, AlabamaWayne Farms Albertville 

700 McDonald Avenue
Albertville, Alabama  35950

History

  • 1947 – Construction was completed on the existing site
  • 1963 – Wayne Farms purchased from North Alabama Poultry Cooperative Inc.
  • 2002 – Expanded production lines – 300 additional employees hired
  • Number of employees:   

    964

    Local employment:

    Employees are from Dekalb, Blount, Etowah, Jackson and Marshall Counties in Alabama

    Products and services:

    Deboned white and dark meat

    Significant facilities, equipment, vehicles, aircraft:

    42,000 square-foot processing plant located at 700 McDonald Avenue

    Feed mill in Guntersville, Ala.

    35,000 square-foot hatchery

    Company owns a fleet of farm service vehicles, tractor-trailers, forklifts and managerial vehicles

    Key management positions:

    • Operations Manager
    • Human Resources Manager
    • Accounting Manager
    • Live Production Manager

Decatur Fresh, Alabama

Decatur, Morgan County, AlabamaWayne Farms Decatur Fresh 

254 Ipsco Street
Decatur, Alabama 35601

History:

  • Original facility located on Bank Street on the Tennessee River
  • 1976 – New facility was completed on the present site
  • 1984 – Converted from an ice-pack plant to a deboning plant

Number of employees:   

846

Local employment:

Employees are from Colbert, Cullman, Franklin, Limestone, Madison,  Lauderdale, Lawrence and Morgan Counties in Alabama

Key management positions:

  • Operations Manager
  • Area Manager
  • Human Resources Manager

Decatur Further Processing

Wayne Farms Decatur Further Processing

112 Plugs Drive
Decatur, Alabama 35601

History:

  • 2005 – Wayne Farms initiated $55 million construction on phase one; plant to begin operations in fall 2005
  • 2007 –  Began construction of phase 2 in summer of 2007
  • 2008 - Completed expansions and began operations in February 2008
  • 2010 - Completed addition of the DSI and IPM portioning lines and began operations in August 2010 

Number of employees:   

590

Local employment:

Employees are from Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison and Morgan Counties in Alabama

Key management positions:

  • Operations Manager
  • Plant Manager
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Accounting Manager
  • Compliance Manager