Missouri Cooperage is excited to support Greater Ozarks Centers for Advanced Professional Studies – GO CAPS GOCAPS Lake Region is a unique, yearlong learning experience that allows high school juniors and seniors to test drive future career options. Students develop real world professional skills as they are embedded in partner businesses.
Missouri Cooperage Donates $4,000 to Local Back to School Fair
A big thank you to our Missouri Cooperage employees who donated $4,000 to the 2018 Back to School Fair hosted by The Free Store Ministry. This event provides free haircuts, school supplies, vision screenings, books to over 1,200 kids in Laclede County.
Independent Stave Company Announces Plans to Expand Domestic Cooperage Operations
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.
Independent Stave to Build New $66.5 Million Cooperage in Morehead
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.
Benton Wood Products Becomes Operational as the Company’s Sixth American Oak Stave Mill
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 Builds a New Atelier in Beaune
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 Begins Synergistic New Partnership with Kentucky Bourbon Barrel
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 Species for Cooperage
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).
White Oak Sustainabiltiy
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.
Tonnellerie du Monde Invests in Burgundian Cooperage Tonnellerie Tremeaux
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.