Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond celebrate the arrival of Meats by Linz, Inc. to former Queen Anne Candy site at 628 Hoffman Street, Hammond IN
(Hammond), May 6, 2022 - Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development are pleased to announce the arrival of Meats by Linz from Calumet City, IL into Hammond, IN. Creating a business-friendly atmosphere in Hammond and fostering strong relationships with its companies are priorities for Mayor McDermott and his team. “We worked tirelessly with the Meats by Linz team, helping them secure a great site in Hammond to build a state-of-the-art new facility and become a premier NWI company,” stated Mayor McDermott. “Meats by Linz is a great company who saw Hammond’s potential and how it could support their growth in the future. Their 35M dollar investment in Hammond and the new jobs it will create will be felt all over the Region.”
"As a fourth-generation family-owned business, we continue to push the envelope not only within our ranching operations but also on the meat processing side,” said Frederick Linz, Chief Executive Officer for Meats by Linz, Inc. “The entire Meats by Linz team is overwhelmingly excited about our relocation to Indiana and to have the most modern meat-cutting facility in the United States. None of this would be possible without the hard work of our employees and our loyal customer's commitment to the Linz program. We look forward to this growth for our business and we are proud to bring our operations to the city of Hammond."