Turnkey Bourbon Whiskey Expansion Project
Client – Leading Bourbon Whiskey Producer
Location – Kentucky, USA
Scope – The leading Bourbon Whiskey producer has worked with the Briggs of Burton, Inc. team in Rochester, NY over the last 5 years to upgrade and expand their distilleries in the home of Bourbon, Kentucky, USA. Briggs have delivered the following projects and are now identified as a strategic partner for this client in North America –
- Multiple Thermal Vapour Recompression (TVR) studies at 3 unique distilleries across North America
- Front End Loading (FEL) 1 Design Study
- Detailed Design and Equipment Supply
- Utility Design, 3D Laser scanning, HAZOP, 5 Year Utility Plan and Commissioning
- Turnkey implementation
Their overall expansion project in Kentucky, USA involved upgrading their existing site to increase spirits production over the next 5 years. The plant will increase capacity year by year upgrading systems and installing the required equipment and utilities to realise this growth.
The Briggs Inc team ensured that stage-gate commissioning was implemented at the latter end of the project to evaluate the initial phase but also ensure the design will accommodate for Clean in Place (CIP) and support their future expansion plans.