December 9, 2021
DICKSON, TENN. (December 9, 2021) – Monogram Foods (“Monogram”), a nationwide leader in developing, packaging, and creating food products, announced today that it has acquired a manufacturing facility located in Dickson, Tenn. This marks Monogram’s first Tennessee-based location and its 11th facility nationwide.
With this acquisition, Monogram is making a significant investment into the Dickson community with plans to continue to employ the plant’s existing employee base and significantly increase headcount within the next several years. Employees at the Dickson facility will produce and assemble packaged sandwiches for various co-manufacturing partners representing some of the most-recognized brands in the country.
Monogram’s Chief Executive Officer Karl Schledwitz says, “We are excited to open our 11th facility and our first manufacturing plant in Tennessee. Our new Dickson facility will allow us to expand our production and bring more in-demand food products to our store and retail partners across the country. Dickson is a thriving community with a dynamic workforce, and we are proud to call it home for our newest location. We look forward to bringing more jobs to the community and serving the Dickson area in many ways.”
Dickson County Mayor Bob Rial says, “Dickson County is very pleased to have Monogram Foods join the community. We are excited to have a company that is headquartered in Tennessee establish a production operation in the Dickson County Industrial Park.”
Monogram Foods is a market leader in innovating and manufacturing meat snacks, bacon, corn dogs, appetizers and sandwiches, and operates one of the most state-of-the-art USDA-approved bakeries in the United States. With 11 manufacturing locations across seven states and more than 3,000 employees, Monogram plays a critical role in the supply chain for its co-manufacturing, private label and foodservice customers.
Monogram Foods has been recognized on Inc. Magazine’s annual list of America’s fastest-growing private companies and this acquisition is an integral part of Monogram’s continued growth strategy.
At the heart of Monogram Foods is a deep commitment to attract and retain the best talent, foster an enjoyable culture, and to serve the communities in which we do business. The Monogram Loves Kids Foundation has coordinated the donation of nearly $5 million to organizations that serve children in our Monogram communities.
About Monogram Foods
Monogram Foods is a packaged foods producer and private label provider for strategic partners throughout the United States. Founded in 2004 with the purchase of King Cotton® and Circle B Brand® meats from Sara Lee Corporation, Monogram Foods manufactures and markets top-quality food products. Among these are a full range of meat snacks, appetizers, assembled sandwiches, raw bacon, corn dogs, bakery, and other convenience products. Monogram Foods is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee. and operates 11 facilities in seven states.