krones uk ltd
For & on behalf of Krones UK Ltd
William Grant & Sons Ltd - Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey
William Grant & Sons Ltd, the owner of Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey - currently the second largest Irish whiskey brand in the world - invested in a new, state of the art pot still whiskey and malt whiskey distillery in Tullamore, Co. Offaly, Ireland.
This meant bringing whiskey production back to the town for the first time since the original distillery closed in 1954 and was a hugely important project. The story of the Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey is one worth researching as it is truly fascinating!
Only a prestigious company with perfect credentials would do for such a project - in step Krones UK.
The Krones Group is headquartered in Neutraubling, Germany. Krones plans, develops and manufactures machines and complete lines for the fields of process, filling and packaging technology, being founded in 1951. Nowadays, Krones is synonymous with holistic systems engineering. Worldwide, Krones employs 12,756 people!!
Our Client, Krones UK Ltd were awarded the contract by William Grant & Sons, to design, manufacture, supply, install and commission, plant, machinery pipework and equipment systems for this New Distillery Project.
We were delighted to be involved with such an esteemed project. This in turn gave us the contract to carry out the insulation and metal cladding to the inline pipework and equipment including mash tun, lauter tun and hot caustic vessel.
We installed the following:
LAUTER TUN: Painted with an anti-chloride barrier and insulated with mineral wool slab . Vessel was clad with 304 2B stainless steel held in place with pop rivets.
MASH TUN VESSEL: Painted with an anti-chloride barrier and insulated with mineral wool slab . Vessel was clad with 304 2B stainless steel held in place with pop rivets.
CIP TANK: Painted with an anti-chloride barrier and insulated with mineral wool slab with re-inforced aluminium vapour barrier applied selaed with aluminium foil tape. Vessel was clad with 304 2B stainless steel held in place with pop rivets.
PROCESS PIPEWORK; STEAM & CONDENSATE: Was all insulated with mineral wool pipe section complete with factory applied vapour barrier. The pipework was then clad with 304 2B stainless steel sheet held in place with stainless steel pop rivets.
Flanges and valves associated with the steam and condensate systems were insulated with bespoke removable thermal covers with a 25mm needlefelt infill and double-sided grey silicone cloth outers secured with drawcords and Velcro fasteners.