ESI’s Field Team continues to grow

ESI welcomes Field Construction Manager, Mario Cancio to the team! Mario has been performing supervision of building demolition and earthwork grading in preparation for a greenfield meat harvesting and processing facility. Welcome, Mario!
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Key Design Features at Reinharts’ New DC

ESI designed and built the newly acquired Reinhart Facility owned now by Performance Food Group (PFG). This project video includes key facility design details incorporated specifically to address and achieve the owners pain points and goals.  This new 246,000 square …
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Speculative Cold Storage

Speculative Cold Storage is Hot

Growing demand for refrigerated cold storage space, along with increasing investor interest and better understanding of how to build these facilities, is spurring speculative cold storage development. Today, retrofitting traditional warehouses may be an advantageous way to capitalize on the …
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Refrigeration Skid Package

Converting Dry Storage to a Cold DC

Grocery supplier C&S Wholesale Grocers of Troutdale, OR, tasked ESI Group USA with converting an existing 75,908 sq. ft. of speculative dry storage into a refrigerated distribution center, with a refrigerated dock, both of which needed to operate at 35℉. …
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Ben Walters, transitions back to Regional Manager

We are excited to share Ben Walters is joins ESI’s Sales Team. Collectively, Ben has worked with ESI for 13 years and is transitioning from the Preconstruction Team. His wealth of knowledge in business development and estimation of food facility …
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ESI Steps to Silver Safety Award

ESI Group USA has achieved Silver in the Associated Builders and Contractor’s STEP safety management system. Founded in 1989, STEP participation demonstrates safety leadership and a cultural commitment to safety performance. STEP applicants measure their safety processes and policies on …
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Director of Engineering

Robin Wolff, a woman on the move

We are excited to share the promotion of Robin Wolff, to Director of Engineering for ESI Group USA. Robin has been in electrical design for 25 years serving ESI in the design of food facilities for the last 16. Congratulations on …
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The ESI Difference

Design-Build Solutions for the Food Industry

(Hartland, Wis. – April 13, 2021)  ESI Group USA celebrates three decades providing design-build solutions to the food industry.  Are you looking for a different project experience?  ESI’s sole focus has been and will continue to be designing and constructing …
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Site work in progress at Sacramento Jobsite

David Weingart, ESI’s onsite Construction Manager, leads a team of specialty contractors as site work in Sacramento begins for a 300,000+ square foot Greenfield Food Distribution Facility for US Foods.  Baker-Williams is surveying the site for utilities and building foundations.  …
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Ellis joins ESI’s Sales Team from the west coast

(Hartland, Wis. – September 25, 2020)  ESI Group USA, a nationally accredited design-build engineering and construction management firm welcomes Maxine Ellis as their west coast Regional Manager. Maxine, is a seasoned business development professional and skilled relationship builder who possesses …
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Designing and Building

Designing and Building in the Midst of a Pandemic

As COVID-19 continues to disrupt daily life, food plants must continue working to figure out a way to keep producing safely. COVID-19 poses the biggest threat to workers whose jobs require close contact, creating new challenges that the food industry …
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Foster joins ESI’s Project Management Team

(Hartland, Wis. – June 30, 2020)  ESI Group USA, a nationally accredited design-build engineering and construction management firm brings Anthony Foster, a project manager, with a vast amount of experience onboard to manage projects specializing in the food industry. Anthony …
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ESI Constructors ranks 12th Largest Construction Firm

ESI Constructors ranks with 11 other top construction leaders who reported over $150 Million in Revenue to the Milwaukee Business Journal.  ESI is honored to have this success recognized in the Largest Milwaukee-Area Construction Firms List.  Thank you to our …
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Integrating “Smart” Technologies into Your Design-Build is a Must

Smart technologies that address the growing desire for decreased operating costs, a reduction in energy consumption, and improved equipment life cycles are essential as food processors pursue LEED-certification. Partnering with a design-build engineering firm can bring energy-efficiency options and alternatives …
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Project Planning for the Uncontrollable

Project Planning for the Uncontrollable The promise of shorter timelines and lower costs has made design-build the dominant model in industrial construction. But both time and budget are subject to uncontrollable circumstances like extreme weather, labor shortages, and trade war …
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ESI Achieves Gold in the ABC STEP Program

ESI Group USA announced it has achieved Gold in the Associated Builders and Contractor’s STEP safety management system. Founded in 1989, STEP participation demonstrates safety leadership and a cultural commitment to safety performance. STEP applicants measure their safety processes and …
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