Lawrence Distributing Co. recently marked 60 years of business. The company was founded by Billy B. Lawrence in February 1954. When it started, Lawrence Distributing had only one employee with one truck. Today, the company employs 66 people between its offices in Danville and South Hill.
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Mitten Brewing Company LLC plans to significantly expand its beer production capacity with a new facility on Grand Rapids’ west side. With the added capacity, Mitten will be able to ship about 30 percent of its output across the street to its pub and the remainder will be distributed by Alliance Beverage Distributing LLC to select outside accounts.
Adelbert’s Brewery is taking its craft brewing philosophies and brands to California, while announcing the release of its newest beer, The Traveler. The brewery has partnered with Wine Warehouse for statewide distribution. “We are thrilled to be adding the world class Belgian-style ales of Adelbert’s Brewery from Austin, Texas,” explained Kevin Day, beer manager of Wine Warehouse. “The quality of their beers is exceptional and we expect Adelbert’s will be a star in our portfolio.”
The Great Artisan Beverage Company has been chosen to distribute Stone Brewing Co.’s craft beers throughout the state of Washington. “Stone is excited to begin a new partnership with Great Artisan Beverage,” commented Todd Karnig, Vice President of Sales at Stone. “Their passion for craft beer is evident and we look forward to working with them to make Stone beer more readily available to our Washington fans.”
The American economy appeared to emerge from a winter hibernation in February, creating more jobs than in either of the previous two months and suggesting that momentum in the labor market might gradually build with the arrival of spring.
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