Gov. Holcomb and Midwest dairy farmers join Walmart for grand opening of Fort Wayne milk processing plant

Governor Eric J. Holcomb; Walmart Executive Vice President of Food, Charles Redfield; Walmart Senior Vice President of Sourcing Strategy, Tony Airoso; and local dairy farmers will celebrate the opening of Walmart’s new 250,000-square-foot milk processing plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Construction on the state-of-the-art plant began in 2016 and Walmart created more than 300 Hoosiers jobs in both milk processing and transportation. The company is also working with nearly 30 local farmers to supply milk to the facility. The governor and other guests will deliver remarks and hold a media availability following the program.

WHAT: Grand opening of Walmart’s new Fort Wayne milk processing plant and celebration of 300+ new Hoosier jobs with significant investment in Midwest dairy farms


Indiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb
Allen County Commissioner Therese Brown
Walmart Executives
Local dairy farmers


Walmart Milk Processing Plant
2322 W Pleasant Center Road
Fort Wayne, Ind. 46819

WHEN: 10:30 am EDT on Wednesday, June 13

***Please note that tours of the plant are not available at this time.