April 25, 2017

(ROSEMONT, Illinois – April 25, 2017)- James A. Brucato and Mark E. Augustyn, owners of Principle Construction Corp., are pleased to announce that the company broke ground today on an 18,250 square foot addition to the manufacturing facilities of Bay State Milling Company at 279 Beaudin Blvd. in Bolingbrook, IL.

The new addition will have a 32’ clear height and will include three new dock positions and six future dock positions. Principle will also install a make-up air unit, a secondary 1600-amp electrical service, R-30 roof material, Ballasted EPDM, 6” Welded Wire Fabric Floor Slab, new fluorescent high bay warehouse lights and men’s and women’s restrooms in the addition. Principle completed the original 80,500 square foot building in 2008, when the company was known as TJ Harkins. Bay State Milling provides food ingredients, primarily grain and plant-based products.

“Working with a repeat client brings great sense of pride to us.” Brucato says.  “We greatly appreciate our continued relationship with Bay State milling and look forward to another successful project.”

Principle’s Michael Long will serve as the project executive on the project along with Principle’s Darrin Dehmlow who will serve as project manager and Jack Grooms and onsite Superintendent. Arête Design Studio is providing design services and V3 as Civil Engineer.

“The expansion will allow us to significantly increase our manufacturing capacity for plant-based ingredients, while also adding new capabilities such as rice milling and segregated gluten free milling and blending”, stated David Sachs, Vice President and General Manager of the company’s Specialty Milling business.