ROCK ISLAND, IL – Crawford Company’s Brewing Equipment Division has announced plans to expand with a production and office facility at 730 31st Ave. in Rock Island. The 20,000-sq. ft. building has sat vacant for years and will now undergo an extension renovation. The City of Rock Island is providing support and assistance for the project. The total investment for the project is well over $500,000.
Crawford Brewing Equipment provides micro-brewers with functional and aesthetically pleasing equipment that is Made in the USA. Typical product offerings include: Stainless Steel Steam Fired Brewhouse, Steam Heated Mash Tun, Brew Kettles, Hot Liquor Tank, Brewing Platform, Keg Washer, Pumps, Valves, Heat Exchanger, Controls, Fermenters, and more. Crawford offers turnkey solutions with design, fabrication, and installation capabilities.
The Brewing Equipment Division started in 2013. Since this date Crawford’s equipment has been installed at over 75 locations. The locations include four locally: Front Street, Green Tree, Wake, and Crawford Brew Works (a separate business entity). Complete information, on the equipment, is online at www.brewtanks.com. Keith Gerks is the manager of the Brew Equipment Division.
Crawford Company’s other divisions (HVAC, Plumbing, Fabrication, Monoxivent) will all remain located at the headquarters location at 1306 Mill St. Crawford also has a facility in Dubuque, IA.