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Clark Beverage, Project Joy

Project Joy is a new 400,000-square-foot beverage distribution facility for Clark Beverage Group. The company, headquartered in Kentucky, has relocated their Jackson, Mississippi operations to this Madison County ‘mega site’ near a new Amazon Fulfillment Center development.

This state-of-the-art facility consists of 32,000 feet of office space and meeting rooms, it houses all departments from sales to delivery to warehouse operations; including a fully automated case picking system called Vertique. The development also has 195-200 truck and trailer parking spots, 300 small vehicle parking spots, and 41 loading docks.

“This project will allow us to enhance our employees’ future careers as well as better serve our customers across Mississippi and neighboring states with our diverse portfolio of local, national, and international beverages”, says Clark Beverage

Woodward Engineering Group (WEG) worked under design-builder, DG Architectural and Engineering Facility Solutions (Design Group), to provide foundation and structural engineering services to support this 60-acre development.

Woodward Steel Group (WSG), also worked under Design Group, as the structural steel contractor for Project Joy. The facility consists of approximately 800 tons of structural steel, 870 tons of joists and girders, and 4,000 squares of metal roof decking.

Woodward’s scope of work was expected to be completed by May 2024, with the new facility to be completed in the first quarter of 2025. Woodward completed its scope of work 11 weeks ahead of schedule.

Project Information


Manufacturing + Distribution, Steel


Clark Beverage Group, Inc.




April 2024


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