A M King Shares Design-Build Expertise in National Podcast on Reconfiguring Food Facilities in Response to COVID-19

Staff Report

Friday, June 5th, 2020

Carolinas-based A M King, an integrated design-build firm with an established presence in Upstate South Carolina, recently garnered attention from the U.S. food industry when Owner and President Brian King shared insights with a national audience on the topic of Reconfiguring Food Facilities in Response to COVID-19. King was the featured guest in a 30-minute podcast interview facilitated by the editor of Food Engineering (FE), a leading trade publication has been serving the information needs of manufacturing and operations executives in the North American food and beverage industry for more than 85 years. The FE podcast originally aired in May 2020.

King set the stage by discussing how companies across all industries are dealing with unprecedented challenges as the coronavirus pandemic engulfs our nation. He noted, however, that owners and operators of food facilities may be facing one of the most unique and difficult dilemmas in all of business. During the interview, King emphasized how companies with food processing and distribution operations must develop new strategies for operating at full production while ensuring the health and safety of their workforces. In response to the food industry’s requirement for smart and fast solutions for adapting existing facilities to align with new procedures, King finished by offering specific ideas from A M King’s team of design and construction experts.

“Practically every workplace throughout America will be changing how it operates and how it protects its employees. Food facilities, by necessity, will be on the forefront of those modifications,” said King. “Keeping businesses operating and employees safe and healthy is a common goal for all industry sectors. A M King stands ready to help to food processors, as well as industrial manufacturers, with reconfiguring their facilities to provide their employees with a safe working environment.”

You'll find a link to the podcast at https://amkinggroup.com/blog/reconfiguring-food-facilities-in-response-to-covid-19/.