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The Weitz Company Expands Food and Beverage Expertise, Welcomes New Leadership


October 29, 2015
By Business Wire News

DES MOINES, Iowa

The Weitz Company, a national full-service design and construction firm, announces the expansion of its Food and Beverage leadership and market segment, with the appointment of Matthew Chang, PE, as Food, Beverage and Consumer Product Goods Market Sector Leader.

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Matthew Chang, PE, Food, Beverage and Consumer Product Goods Market Sector Leader The Weitz Company  ...

Matthew Chang, PE, Food, Beverage and Consumer Product Goods Market Sector Leader The Weitz Company (Photo: The Weitz Company)

Chang brings more than 12 years of design-build, engineering, procurement and construction experience related to consumer product goods, food processing and beverage industries. In his new role at Weitz, Chang will focus on developing new business opportunities and relationships to deliver integrated project solutions.

“Building on the 160-year history of The Weitz Company, our Industrial business is focused on delivering the best integrated solutions for the processing and manufacturing clients we serve,” said Humberto Lopez, president of Weitz Industrial. “Matt’s leadership, market knowledge and successful track record will prove valuable in continuing to serve our national clients at a high level, as well as strengthening our network throughout the United States.”

Having served as a Senior Project Manager during his career, Chang joins The Weitz Company with experience completing turnkey design-build projects ranging from $10 million to $200 million for multiple food and beverage manufacturing clients that include PepsiCo, ConAgra and McCormick & Company.

Chang has a Bachelor of Science in civil and environmental engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. He holds a Professional Engineer license, certified General Contractor and LEED AP BD+C. He is also actively involved in various industry organizations and participates in the local community through his philanthropy work.

About The Weitz Company
The Weitz Company is a full-service general contractor, design-builder, construction manager, and millwright specialist, with a concentration in the commercial, industrial and heavy industrial construction markets. Founded in 1855, Weitz has offices nationwide to serve multiple clients across various industries. To learn more, please visit www.weitz.com.

The Weitz Company
Rhonda Clark, 515-661-2219
rhonda.clark@weitz.com