West Virginia Great Barrel Company Expanding In The Mountain State

Business Facilities Magazine
October 26, 2017
Category: Wood, Paper & Green Building
Region: United States, US East

The West Virginia Great Barrel Company has announced it will build a 90,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Greenbrier County, WV. The plant will be located on a 23-acre site in White Sulphur Springs, and create more than 100 new jobs. …Usually, timber harvested in West Virginia is shipped as raw material to other countries to be processed into manufactured products. “With West Virginia Great Barrel Company, our people will harvest the timber and we will make the goods ourselves,” said Gov. Justice. …By federal law, bourbon, rye and whiskey — excluding corn whiskey — must be aged in new, charred oak containers. The company’s goal is to produce 125,000 barrels a year to serve the bourbon, whiskey and rye distilling industry.

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