Food Processing Technology Building

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Food Processing Technology Building
General information
LocationAtlanta, Georgia, USA
Address640 Strong Street
Current tenantsGTRI Food Processing Technology Division
CompletedSpring 2005
InauguratedMay 19, 2005[1]
OwnerGeorgia Institute of Technology

The Food Processing Technology Building is a Georgia Institute of Technology and Georgia Tech Research Institute facility. It houses the Food Processing Technology Division of GTRI, which includes the Agricultural Technology Research Program (ATRP) and Georgia’s Traditional Industries Program for Food Processing.[1][2] It opened on March 1, 2005, and was dedicated on May 19, 2005.[1]


The Food Processing Technology Building contains over 36,000 square feet of office and laboratory space, including a 4,370 square foot high-bay testing and fabrication space, a 16-by-24-foot climate-controlled experiment chamber, an indoor environmental pilot area, a full-service chemical wet laboratory, and a 48-seat auditorium.[1][2][3] The building houses five research laboratories: an automation research laboratory, an electronics lab, a systems development and integration laboratory, an environmental laboratory, and an optics laboratory.[3] The building's lower lobby area features an interactive exhibit about the role of technology in poultry and food processing.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d "Industry Synergy: New Georgia Tech Food Processing Technology Building Enhances Collaboration". Bakery Online. 2005-05-05. Retrieved 2014-11-04.
  2. ^ a b "Georgia Tech Dedicates New Food Processing Technology Building". PoultryTech. Georgia Tech Research Institute. Spring 2005. Retrieved 2014-11-04.
  3. ^ a b c "Facilities and Other Resources". Georgia Tech Research Institute. Retrieved 2014-11-04.

Coordinates: 33°46′14″N 84°24′12″W / 33.77042°N 84.40347°W / 33.77042; -84.40347

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