Independent Stave Company (ISCO), has announced plans to expand cooperage operations in the United States to increase production of high-quality barrels for the spirits industry. Plans include the construction of a new cooperage in Morehead, KY as well as the expansion and modernization of current cooperages in Missouri and Kentucky.
Gov. Matt Bevin today announced barrel manufacturer Independent Stave Co. will create 220 jobs for Kentuckians with a new $66.5 million cooperage in Morehead.
Independent Stave Company (ISCO) is pleased to announce the completion of its sixth American oak stave mill. Benton Wood Products (BWP) is fully operational and processing high-quality staves and heading for the company’s cooperages in Kentucky and Missouri. The commissioning of BWP paves the way for the expansion and modernization of ISCO’s cooperage operations.
Tonnellerie Tremeaux is pleased to announce construction of a custom atelier designed to honor artisanal tradition and create an aspirational environment for skilled craftsmen. Once complete, Tonnellerie Tremeaux will move its barrel production from the current site to the new cooperage, still nestled in the heart of Beaune.
Independent Stave Company and Kentucky Bourbon Barrel are pleased to announce a new partnership to further serve their respective customers. Following an investment, Independent Stave Company is now co-owner of Kentucky Bourbon Barrel and plans to work alongside the company’s founder Tim Ratliff to continue building on the company’s success.
Oak is an excellent choice for crafting spirits barrels. Why? It contributes a wide variety of desirable flavors, it is ring porous allowing the oak extractives to be more accessible, and oak is liquid tight when quartersawn (American oak) or split along the grain (French/European oak).
At Independent Stave Company, we take sustainability and growth of our white oak resource seriously. Our efforts, and those of countless loggers, landowners, and the forestry departments are paying off. Currently, the supply of harvestable white oak is growing.
BORDEAUX, France (March, 2016) – Tonnellerie du Monde, owner of the Bordeaux-based cooperage Tonnellerie Quintessence, is pleased to announce its new partnership with an artisan Burgundian cooperage, Tonnellerie Tremeaux. As an investor and co-owner, Tonnellerie du Monde plans to honor the Tremeaux brand and carefully build its presence in France and international wine markets alongside founder Ludovic Tremeaux.
MOREHEAD, Ky. (Sept.16, 2015) – Independent Stave Company is pleased to announce its fifth American oak stave mill has come online and is now fully operational. Transformed from an empty 58-acre field to a state of the art stave mill in just two years, Morehead Wood Products began operating in September and is now supplying high quality staves and heading to the company’s Kentucky Cooperage based in Lebanon, Ky.
MOREHEAD, Ky. (April 4, 2016) – American Stave Company, a division of Independent Stave Company (ISC), is pleased to announce the acceptance of its offer to purchase 48 acres of land in Marshall County, Ky., where the company plans to build a state of the art stave mill.
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