Paul Mueller Company Academy

The Basics of Vacuum Relief In a Brewery

Your fermenters and bright tanks are constantly undergoing pressure changes.  Routine activites such as brewing, fermenting, cleaning-in-place, and moving product can potentially implode a poorly vented tank.  It is important to understand how and why vacuum failure happens so you can keep your tanks in service.
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Expert Advice:  Expanding your Brewery

"Expand your brewery" -  it's such a vague term. What kind of expansion? You can expand your actual space. You can expand your brewing capacity.  Heck, you could be expanding to distribution outside your brewhouse for the first time!

This infographic tackles all the elements of expansion in a topline way by using the “20/20 Hindsight” of brewery experts. These brewery leaders are offering up their most noteworthy hurdles with aspiring brewery owners. The information shared is a frank discussion about, “What they wish they had known.” We invite you to learn O.P.E. Style (Other People’s Experience).  

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Brewery Equipment Scheduling - Here's How Much Time You Really Need

It's been a great year for your brewery and even more fans of your craft beer came out to find you.That's great news!  

If you want another explosive year you should start planning for that extra capacity now, so the equipment you need will be in place, on time and ready to brew. Expanding a brewhouse or even building individual tanks requires a lot of upfront thinking, design work, and communication before welding equipment is ever fired up. Be wary of manufacturers that promise unrealistic lead times.

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About Paul Mueller Company Academy

Teaching and sharing ideas has long been part of the rich heritage at Paul Mueller Company. We have almost a century of quality craftsmanship guiding the way we apply new learnings. Paul Mueller Company Academy is a collection point for those learnings, so we can collaborate and grow more successful together. You will find articles, blogs, guides, infographics and more dedicated to furthering knowledge for all, in the world of stainless steel processing equipment solutions. We hope you enjoy!