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Waterloo Brewing’s new can line starts on schedule

The new can line started up on March 22, 2021 as planned and will be at full capacity by the end of April 2021

March 24, 2021  by CM Staff

Waterloo Brewing – New Can Line (CNW Group/Waterloo Brewing Ltd.)

Waterloo Brewing Ltd. announced that its previously announced expansion project is still on track despite significant global Covid-19 supply chain and labour restrictions. The new can line started up on March 22 and is on track to be at full operating capacity by the end of April 2021 as originally planned. The liquid capacity enhancing projects are also on schedule.

The second blending system along with alcohol storage tanks and four new fermenters for beer and cider production are already installed and fully operational. Four additional fermenters, the last of the key liquid capacity projects will be installed and operational by the end of May 2021.

Once completed, the plant will have an overall plant capacity of 1.4 million hectoliters per year.

“We are so proud of our dedicated team of employees, local contractors and equipment suppliers who demonstrated tremendous agility and resilience to deliver on the project commitments despite all the Covid-19 restriction and supply constraints,” said Russell Tabata, COO, Waterloo Brewing, in a prepared statement. “All the expansion projects remain on budget and on schedule which is nothing less than remarkable performance given the conditions created by the global pandemic,”

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