Contracting Services

At Dunlavy Contracting, we believe in building successful meat processing systems that include the facility and equipment as well as building the team and providing support. We have done work and have projects planned across the US and abroad. We can provide design and contracting services from start to finish. The advantage of working with Dunlavy Contracting is the years of operational experience. We know what works: what is most operationally efficient with employee safety and food safety as priorities. We have an engineering division and can develop blueprints for your project. We have our own company millwrights to ensure your build will be done to the specific industry specifications and done in a professional manner. We have partnerships with electrical, refrigeration, civil and mechanical engineering to assure our customers that they are in good hands with our company. All our welders must pass a skills test prior to employment to weld for ADC. Each crew will have a certified welder on the crew for high-pressure and structural welding oversight.

Millwright & Rigging

With almost 100+ millwright all across the nation, we are ready to deploy within hours to assist with you next big project. Emergency Services available upon request.


From stainless, to carbon, and everything in between. We have you covered. Our experienced fabrication department is ready to build whatever you need.


The heart and soul of DC’s elite team is our Engineering Department.  From turnkey solutions to reverse engineering. We can design the entire facility or troubleshoot areas or expansions.

Design Build

Looking for a one-stop shop? Let us collaborate with you directly. From civil engineering design to a fully functional operating facility.

Integrated Services

We can figure outline processes and equipment for optimum efficiency and production for any application. Revising an existing line or designing a new line, our team will help you develop a solution.

Plant Equipment

Dunlavy Contracting has an equipment building division. We can build all your equipment for any facility in our fabrication shop. We purchase steel with a large number of partners to keep our prices down and expedite our steel deliveries. We have a complete equipment design division that can design and build any equipment that you need. We also partner with several other companies in the automation industry and can automate most equipment for savings in labor and increased efficiency. We specialize in industry conveyors, stands and equipment accessories. New and used equipment – Dunlavy Contracting has relationships with many food industry equipment suppliers for new equipment. If you are looking for good used equipment, we also have equipment on hand or will locate it for you, rebuild it and install it in your plant with our millwright services. 


 Dunlavy Contracting specializes in Equipment installations for all applications. Even the tricky ones. We love a good challenge.

General contracting

Our team provides one of the most comprehensive General Contracting Team, working throughout the US. Our team will ensure quality and cost-effectiveness on every project. We have our own crews for Mechanical, Electrical and Concrete to streamline communication, eliminating delays. 


Processing Piping to mechanical applications. We specialize in food-grade mechanical applications. 


 Our electrical team can perform all of your commercial and industrial electrical projects.  


For all applications, Dunlavy Contracting can handle any concrete job, no job too big or too small.


We work with design and mechanical engineers in the wastewater industry specific to the food processing industry. We have teamed up with chemical companies to be part of our services to not only build and design wastewater facilities but to manage them and operate them for our customers also. We will do all your permitting and document control for your permitting processes. 

Consulting Services

With over 30 years of experience in all plant operations, Dunlavy Contracting will work with all aspects of your operational team to help with any issues you may have. Our areas of expertise include Slaughter, Fabrication, Shipping, Maintenance, Purchasing, Food Safety, USDA mediation, Sales, Marketing, Accounting, Further processing, Grinding, Process Flow, HR, Insurance, Purchasing, Transportation, Maintenance programs, Wastewater and IT.  The project isn’t over once the building is complete. We can get your vision started with Business plans, executive summaries and Strategic planning and brand development. We will provide start-up services and mentor and grow your team members. We can also be available with temporary management or SWAT Team if emergency needs arise.

Plant Management

Dunlavy can perform consulting services that can perform in any department in a facility. Specializing in Start-ups, turnarounds and troubleshooting. The technical services portion of the company’s strategic plan is one that takes resources to build that may not be available full time once the plan is implemented

Plant Start-Up

Dunlavy Contracting has a team with extensive experience with plant start-ups. Covers all operational, food safety and mechanical applications. Specializing in Preventative Maintenance, Operational and Training programs. We can provide those extra resources backed by experience during the most crucial times in any business: start-ups, growth/expansion or turnarounds.

Food Safety

Your food safety program is the cornerstone of your company and brand.  We can write and install your food safety programs.  Our programs are complete installation with all programs, supporting documentation, SSOP, HACCP, SOP’s, GMP, Validation, Verifications, Direct Observation, Export programs, label approvals. We will help with your USDA Grant of Inspection and validation and our programs designed to pass the BRC or SQF global food safety programs. We can help you with anything from a comprehensive program for a whole plant or individual programs as needed.


Dunlavy Consulting can develop your safety program with your team to protect your most valuable resource.

Training Programs

Most states offer training grants to assist in training and development of a new work force. We can help you navigate these programs as well as provide training programs for Food Safety, Operational, Maintenance and Safety, as well as training your management team.

Technical Assistance

Dunlavy Contracting writes grants and provides the technical assistance as needed for items such as Feasibility Studies, Marketing Plans and Executive Summary or Business plans needed to raise capital for your project.

industries we serve

  • Meat Processing
  • Food & Beverage
  • Light & Heavy Industrial
  • Concrete
  • Equipment Install
  • Cold Storage
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil & Gas
  • Soft Goods
  • DC Centers
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Commercial
  • Brewery & Distillery