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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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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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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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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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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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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ESI Group joins Ben E. Keith at Alabama Groundbreaking

On October 16th, Ben E. Keith Co. held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new foodservice distribution center in New Brockton, Alabama.  The new facility will position the company to expand its distribution coverage in the Southeast by adding up to …
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Managing Food Facility Project Costs

Whether building a greenfield project or renovating an existing food facility, construction costs can skyrocket. While some extra expenses can be completely out of a business’ control, there are many aspects of a design-build project to be aware of that …
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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 in the Milwaukee Business Journals Largest Milwaukee-Area Architectural Firms List.  …
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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 construction management firm specializing in the food industry.  ESI completed …
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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 publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through …
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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 is a nationally accredited design-build engineering and construction management firm …
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