Columbus Protein Processing Plant
Located in the northeast portion of Nebraska, Columbus has long been an important industrial city for the region. With a population of more than 22,000 people, Columbus is known as the most industrialized city per capita in the State of Nebraska. As the seat of Platte County, Columbus offers a multitude of activities for residents of all ages. Along with a variety of art exhibits in the area, Columbus is home to five parks, two lakes, nearly 35 miles of canal, and is readily accessible to offer camping, boating, fishing and picnicking. With an impressive local economy, a variety of family-friendly recreational opportunities and incredible history, Columbus is an attractive area to live and work.
Cargill's Columbus facility was established in 1994 and consists of 160,000 square feet of production space. Cargill employees contribute their time and financial resources to the local community through programs such as Teammates, Big Brothers Big Sisters, United Way, Relay for Life, Rescue Mission and Center for Survivors.