The Hartley Sentinel-The Everly/Royal News - Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

By Nick Pedley
News Editor 

Pack is back

Hartley Cold Services acquires former BSI plant in Hartley

 

August 11, 2022

NICK PEDLEY/SENTINEL-NEWS

Several internal equipment upgrades are needed before Hartley Cold Services, LLC, can start production.

The meatpacking industry is returning to Hartley.

Hartley Cold Services, LLC, has taken ownership of the building formerly owned by Beef Specialists of Iowa on Second Street Southeast. The facility most recently housed American Natural Soy, and was officially sold as of July 26.

Hartley Cold Services will specialize in a variety of services that large-scale packing plants can't, or won't, do.

"Even the big guys can't do everything," said plant manager Jeff Knowles. "They are very, very good at doing the 98 percent they do. The 2 percent is where we survive."

Knowles explained the business w...



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