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Mitigating Mold in Food and Beverage Facility Construction
Many of today’s food and beverage companies are adding on to existing facilities vs. building new. They’re adding or retrofitting space for additional product offerings, storage capacity and to promote…
Groundbreaking Ceremony for Sysco Freshpoint in Dallas
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michele Loppnow, ESI Group USA, mloppnow@esigroupusa.com  262.369.3535 Groundbreaking Ceremony held for Sysco Freshpoint in Dallas Hartland, Wis. – ESI Group USA is a nationally accredited design-build engineering and…
ESI Group Renovates Food Distribution Center for US Foods
US Foods, Rosemont, Ill., tapped ESI Group USA, Hartland, Wis., to design and construct an 85,000-square-foot expansion and renovation to an existing food distribution center in Fort Mill, S.C. The…
Managing Cost Increases for Food Facility Construction
In today’s competitive food industry, manufacturers and distributors are operating under tighter margins. Evolving rules and regulations, increased competition, rising fuel and energy costs and a shortage of skilled labor…
Milwaukee Business Journal survey lists ESI Design 17th
ESI Design Services ranks along with 28 others and 3 who reported 6 registered architects in their Milwaukee area office.  ESI Design Services is honored to have this success recognized…
Milwaukee Business Journal survey lists ESI Constructors 12th
ESI Constructors ranks along with 13 others who reported over $100 Million in Revenue in 2017 to the Milwaukee Business Journal.  ESI is honored to have this success recognized in…
Mitigating Risk When Working With Subcontractors
Working with subcontractors in any field can present a host of challenges, whether it be subcontractors installing incorrect materials, or installing materials from their supplier that malfunction, thus creating larger,…
Seasoned employee makes a change, ESI promotes from within
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michele Loppnow, ESI Group USA, mloppnow@esigroupusa.com  262.369.3535 A long-term employee makes a change, ESI promotes from within Hartland, Wis. – ESI Group USA, a nationally accredited design-build…
ESI achieves LEED Silver for Ben E. Keith Foods
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michele Loppnow, ESI Group USA, mloppnow@esigroupusa.com  262.369.3535 ESI Design Project achieves LEED Silver for Ben E. Keith Foods Hartland, Wis. – ESI Design Services is the innovative architecture…
ESI renews with ISNetworld
ESI is proud to partner again with ISNetworld! ISNetworld helps contractor and supplier customers streamline their reporting processes, improve safety performance and increase visibility to prospective clients.  While each contractor…
ESI recognized with statewide construction award
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michele Loppnow, ESI Group USA, mloppnow@esigroupusa.com  262.369.3535 ESI Group recognized with statewide construction award Hartland, Wis. – ESI Group USA, a nationally accredited design-build engineering and construction management…
ESI receives Platinum For Zero Recordable Accidents
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michele Loppnow, ESI Group USA mloppnow@esigroupusa.com  262.369.3535 ESI receives Platinum For Zero Recordable Accidents Hartland, WI, (February 16, 2018) –The Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin (ABC) has…
ESI Group breaks ground for Frick’s Quality Meats Expansion
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michele Loppnow, ESI Group USA, mloppnow@esigroupusa.com  262.369.3535 ESI Group breaks ground for Frick’s Quality Meats Expansion Hartland, Wis. – ESI Group USA is a nationally accredited design-build engineering and…
ESI Group Does More than Provide Design-Build Services
For a quarter of a century, ESI Group, Hartland, Wis., has been providing specialized design-build solutions to food manufacturers, processors and distributors nationwide. Clients include food processors (meat, cheese, bakery,…
ESI Group’s Tim Nguyen elected as IACSC Chairman
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michele Loppnow, ESI Group USA mloppnow@esigroupusa.com  262.369.3535 ESI Group’s Tim Nguyen elected as IACSC Chairman After serving on the IACSC executive board for the past six years Tim…
ESI Group takes a Silver Award for Des Moines Cold Storage Greenfield Distribution Facility
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michele Loppnow, ESI Group USA mloppnow@esigroupusa.com  262.369.3535 ESI Group takes a Silver Award for Des Moines Cold Storage Greenfield Distribution Facility Hartland, Wis. – ESI Group USA, a…
ESI Group Constructs State-of-the-Art Facility for Des Moines Cold Storage
In today’s modern world of complex logistics and precise timetables, there are no two clients whose needs are exactly the same. That’s why Des Moines Cold Storage (DMCS), Des Moines,…
ESI Group Makes Eliminating Waste a Top Priority
These days, nearly all food and beverage processors strive to become more sustainable and energy efficient. Features such as LED lighting, variable frequency drives and high-efficiency refrigeration systems rank as…
Recruiting Employees for a Design-Build Industry
Recruiting, hiring and retaining employees in this day and age can be quite cumbersome. It used to be that when people needed a job, they looked in the newspaper and…
Ben E. Keith Builds State-of-the-Art Energy Efficient Distribution Center
In May 2015, Ben E. Keith Foods, Fort Worth, Texas, purchased more than 80 acres of land in Selma, Texas, for a proposed new distribution center. Fast-forward to April of…
ESI Design named on Top Green Providers List
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michele Loppnow, ESI Group USA, mloppnow@esigroupusa.com  262.369.3535 ESI Design Services named a Top Green Provider for 2017 by Food Logistics Hartland, WI—June 20, 2017 — Food Logistics, a…
ESI Group begins construction of Ben E. Keith Distribution Center
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michele Loppnow, ESI Group USA, mloppnow@esigroupusa.com  262.369.3535 ESI Group secured by Ben E. Keith as design-build partner for Greenfield DC in Texas. Hartland, Wis. – ESI Group USA…
Caito Foods named Manufacturing Innovator of the Year
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michele Loppnow, ESI Group USA, mloppnow@esigroupusa.com  262.369.3535 ProFood World names Caito Foods Commissary Kitchen Facility Manufacturing Innovator of the Year Hartland, Wis. – ESI Group USA is…
A Design-Build Firm’s Role in Selecting AS/RS Equipment
When it comes to design-build firms, it’s easy to assume that their expertise lies in just the construction aspect of a food facility. Features such as site selection, building materials,…

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