National Electrical Contractors Association

The Voice Of The Electrical Construction Industry

News

News Release Archive

Adman Electric Works on Whiskey Distillery in Former Newton Chevrolet Building

Jul 07, 2017
distillerysitephoto


New 46,000-square-foot facility ups production to 14 barrels a day

The NECA member, Adman Electric Inc. and the IBEW Local 175 recently completed work on the Chattanooga Whiskey Co. distillery. 

The micro-distillery currently produces one barrel per week at its Market Street location, but Chattanooga Whiskey will ramp that up to 14 barrels per day at a new, 46,000-square-foot facility under construction inside the former Newton Chevrolet building on Riverfront Parkway.

The new batches of whiskey at the new distillery will be based on experiments conducted at the Market Street location, officials have said. 

Chattanooga Whiskey currently sells about 10,000 cases a year of whiskey in three states, Tennessee, Georgia and South Carolina, according to co-founder Tim Piersant said. The micro-distillery can produce only about 2,500 cases annually, he said, which is "not even a quarter of demand."

“This additional location will provide us with the capacity to expand beyond our current three markets, building Chattanooga Whiskey into a more nationally recognized premium bourbon producer from Tennessee,” said Tim Piersant, founder and CEO of Chattanooga Whiskey.

  • View a complete listing of NECA's resources and industry information by topic.
  • NECA’s education programs provide innovation, business trends and effective leadership exclusive to electrical contractors.
  • NECA is working every day to ensure you have every opportunity available to stay on top of the issues affecting your business and to be directly in touch with your Senators and your Representative in Congress.
  • NECA communities are member-initiated groups where contractors and industry professionals sharing common interests and business concerns can come together.
  • NECA membership isn’t just about saving your firm time and money; it’s also about helping your company make more money and achieve success!
  • NECA contractors employ the most highly trained and reliable workforce in the industry. They will get your job done right the first time, on time, without disrupting your business.