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McKay-Cocker makes moves to strengthen food and beverage division

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Food In Canada

Three new team members will reinforce the company’s commitment to a growing food industry

London, Ont. – McKay-Cocker Construction, a privately owned company that delivers construction projects, has added three new members to its Greater Toronto Area office.

Glenn Keeler, Barry McEvoy and Ken Armbruster all came from the former John Bate and Associates firm and bring with them experience in sales and estimating, project management and site supervision.

At McKay-Cocker, they will strengthen the company’s commitment to a growing food and beverage sector.

Glenn Keeler has extensive experience in the industrial, commercial and cold storage sectors.  His experience spans across the entire spectrum of project delivery including: business development, pre-construction, estimating, scheduling and project management.  Glenn leads McKay-Cocker’s Food, Beverage and Cold Storage Team.


Barry McEvoy started his career as a carpenter and has become a leading Senior Superintendent.  His detailed and well-rounded experience in cold storage warehousing and food processing plant renovation make him a key asset in planning and execution of food related projects for McKay-Cocker Construction.

Ken Armbruster, an engineer with over 25 years in the industry, is dedicated to effective project delivery.  His problem solving skills and technical knowledge ensure positive client and consultant engagements with McKay-Cocker’s team.

McKay-Cocker has long held experience and relationships with clients in the food production industry including Kellogg’s and La Cie McCormick.  The success in this area continues with current projects with Maple Lodge Farms and a major new project, in London, with Dr. Oetker Canada.

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