There’s a reason manufacturers call ICC Group when they have what seems like an impossible task or timeline: ICC is really serious when they say “we make the impossible possible.” A major agricultural processor in central Washington was a case in point, asking ICC’s Parts and Field Services certified contractors to complete phase 1 of […]Read More
The college experience usually involves some amount of beer, cider, and other spirits. But it’s not generally part of the curriculum. In 2018, South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) introduced a new Craft Brewing and Distilling Program to prepare students to open their own craft brewing operations or support existing businesses with their knowledge and […]Read More
“I have yet to find a situation where a pharmaceutical client said they’d sacrifice a little quality if I can make it cheaper.” ICC Inc. Senior Process Engineer Eric Raibley is a problem solver among problem solvers, but he is the first to tell you that quality is non-negotiable in the design engineering of a […]Read More
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then 3D laser scanning and modeling are worth at least a thousand measurements. That’s because 3D laser scanning creates a precise, real-space image by combining digitally mapped “point clouds” and photos of an area like a production line, tank house, or wastewater treatment system. And then with 3D […]Read More
Production “problem” or a great opportunity for saving money while improving quality and output? Assessing processes, parts, and equipment can yield high returns.Read More
An artful labor of love, the very idea of leaving your wine’s fermentation and aging to someone else seems like the ultimate trust-fall exercise. Read More
When the difference between a gold-medal IPA and something that sits on the shelf is one degree, one measly little degree of change in temperature, you can see why brew-specific design engineering is mission critical.Read More
“Streets flowing with wine” sounds like heaven, but not if that wine is gushing from a tank that failed in your winery.Read More
ICC recommends a four-step planning process for design engineering that honors each client’s business needs while protecting its brand legacyRead More
Most wineries in the United States, even the oldest labels, don’t have the luxury of leaving the chemical alchemy of producing wine to the harmony created by hundreds, even thousands of years of legacy production.Read More
Local manufacturers can survive and thrive, even up against the global giants. A focus on efficient, right-sized processes is key.
The “internet of things” can help craft brewers free up time to focus on their unique brews by automating processes, leveraging predictive analytics, and providing real-time monitoring from anywhere.
Surge in craft brewing and distilling is driving growth in beverage manufacturing. A skilled engineering and production design partner holds the keys to cost-savings, efficiency, and sustainability in facility design and operation.Read More