New DFA Facility begins Production in Kansas

A new USDA dairy dryer processing plant for Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) began product production this fall. This state-of-the-art facility occupies 267,000 square feet of clean-room, assembly, manufacturing space.  Speed-to-market is a high priority for most food processing facilities and this facility was no different. Design for the high-production dairy plant began in early 2015 with construction starting in the 4th quarter that same year. (more…)

New Dairy Plant Nearly Complete

A new USDA dairy dryer processing plant for Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) is nearly finished.  This state-of-the-art facility encompasses 267,000 square feet.  Located in Garden City, Kansas, the plant has the capacity to receive 4-Million pounds of milk per day and is expected to be operational in September 2017.  MSKTD & Associates provided architectural and interior design services, as well as, structural and civil engineering for this advanced food processing facility.


World Milk Day


June 1st marks the celebration of World Milk Day. 30 countries around the world are taking part in the events and the promotion of milk. We are proud to have worked with some of the highest quality names in the dairy industry. A few of our valued clients:

Aurora Organic Dairy
Byrne Dairy
Chobani Greek Yogurt
Dairy Farmers of America
Diehl Dairy
Ehrmann – Commonwealth Dairy
General Mills – Yoplait
Glanbia Foods
Kroger – Mountain View Foods
Michigan Milk Producer’s Association
Nestlé – Edy’s Ice Cream
New Zealand Milk Products
Valley Milk

Seeking Experienced Project Architect/Manager….

for our Fort Wayne office…. Details and requirements are posted on this website’s “Contact” page.

A Groundbreaking 4th of July (almost)

We’re excited to be working with our friends at Shambaugh & CME on the expansion of Shambaugh’s headquarters. Congratulations on your continuing success!

From left to right: Mark Hellinger, CME Corporation; MSKTD’s Brent Doctor; Shambaugh’s Paul Myers Jr. and Mark Shambaugh; Mayor Tom Henry, and Congressman Marlin Stutzman take part in July 3rd’s Shambaugh groundbreaking.