Vestal Corporation Awarded Anheuser Busch’s Largest North American Expansion Project

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Vestal Corporation – St. Louis, MO has partnered with Briggs of Burton – Pittsford, NY and Robinson Construction – Perryville, MO to provided Integrated Design/Build Services in support of the Anheuser-Busch’s $85 million expansion of its Cartersville, Georgia facility.  “The expansion will support the creation of new brewing capabilities at the facility”, said Kevin Fahrenkrog, Senior General Manager of the Anheuser-Busch Cartersville Brewery. Fahrenkrog went on to say, “The U.S. beer industry is back to growth, and over the next three years, we will expand the brewery’s capacities to brew some of our best-selling brands right here in Georgia”.

Vestal’s scope of work was comprised of Architectural, Civil, Structural, Mechanical and Electrical design which included, in part: selective demolition of mechanical, electrical, structural and equipment; site preparation, improvements, civil/mechanical utilities and electrical utilities; code review, permitting, life safety plan, master specifications, floor plans, insulated pre-cast concrete walls, roof system, CMU interior walls, foundations for new structures, new monorails, tank farm, platforms, stair towers, railings and racks; fire protection systems, process flow diagrams, HVAC, ductwork, process piping and plumbing; new lighting plans, emergency lighting plan, site lighting, cable/conduit, PLC panel layout, raceway details, hoist power supply, power panel layout, motor schematics, lightning protection, HVAC power and controls, new power feeds from substations to MCC’s, VFD specifications, short circuit and arc flash study.

Anheuser-Busch’s Cartersville brewery opened in 1993 and brews more than 20 of the company’s brands. It is the original producer of canned emergency drinking water for disaster relief. The Cartersville facility was Anheuser-Busch’s first brewery to be certified organic by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to brew and package Michelob ULTRA Pure Gold.

Vestal Corporation is an internationally recognized strategic partnering firm providing specialty architecture and multi-disciplinary engineering through its Integrated Project Design approach utilizing Lean Design Principals. Vestal’s comprehensive range of services and our team’s depth of experience across a variety of project types allow us to solve complex architecture and engineering challenges from a unique, creative perspective.

Briggs of Burton is a best in class hygienic process engineering company offering total project solutions across the globe. Briggs of Burton are now part of the Liquid Food Division of CIMC Enric Tanks and Process B.V. following an acquisition in 2016. The acquisition means Briggs of Burton join international group of companies that provide the design and implementation of turnkey projects, stainless steel process tanks and engineering services for the world’s leading companies.

Robinson Construction for over 70 years has provided construction management, EPC, design-build, and general contracting services to a variety of specialized markets. With many successfully completed projects in the commercial/institutional, energy, food & beverage, government/public, healthcare, heavy civil/water, industrial & process, manufacturing, marine, and mining markets, Robinson has developed a keen insight into the unique operational needs of each industry.