COVID-19 Allied Support Services


     COVID-19 Allied Trade Support Services Directory      


 
  • ABS Commercial - To give back in this time of uncertainty, ABS is giving away ne of their Keg Viking state of the art keg washers. There is no purchase necessary. Shipping and the full cost of the keg washer will be included. You can enter here. The winner will be announce 6/12/20. 
  • AEB - Two new sanitizer products to help sanitize and clean your breweries: Quat Sanitizer II and Single Step. Both products are no-rinse options and clean & disinfect on contact. 
 
  • Arryved - Arryved recently added online ordering capabilities + a mobile pay/consumer app that allows for hands-free sales interactions. For current Arryved customers, these services are free to add to their current POS program. For new customers, Arryved is offering net 90 terms on their hardware.
 
  • AssuredPartners - Recorded Town Hall webinar from 3/27/20 discussing how to address financial losses related to current events; concerns about premium payments, policy cancellations, pending renewals, and cash flow; questions about employment issues including legislative changes; impact of layoffs, furloughs, terminations on employee benefits & coverage; COVID-19 health benefits plan costs; and more.
 
  • Atlas Copco - To alleviate any fears about CO2 shortages, and to help brewers bring instant benefits to the bottom line, Atlas Copco has put together some great packages on their most popular rotary screw air compressors and nitrogen generators. You can find details on all the packages here.
  • AXIS Corrugated Container - Axis Corrugated Container has partnered with its parent company Southern Lithoplate in Youngsville, NC to manufacture and package liquid hand sanitizer in accordance with the World Health Organization and following FDA compliance. We are producing in 1, 5, and 55 gallon options and are shipping out same day.
  • Bankers Insurance - As you prep for reopening, Bankers Insurance wanted to share two major resources that might be helpful: a comprehensive employer's guide to COVID-19 and a reopening decision tool, both of which can be accessed here
  • Birko - Looking to keep your space clean and compliant with the latest COVID-19 santitation recommendations? Birko can help. They have a full line up of cleaning and disinfecting products to help you keep your staff and guests safe during this time. 
  • Brewed for Her Ledger - Free BA Power Hour on Forecasting Cash Flow Needs During Times of Turbulence with Audra Gaiziunas;  Tuesday April 7, 2020 10-11 A.M.MDT (12-1pm EST) Webinar recording should be available to BA members. 
 
  • Crosby Hop Farm - Crosby instituted a Flexible Hop Ordering Program to help you get the hops you need when you need them. Major benefits including bumping all Net30 accounts to Net60 through the end of May and free shiping on all spot/contract hops going out Standard Ground to all 50 states. 
  • Deutsche Beverage - Through one of Deutsche's industry partners, they have access to large quantities of WHO and FDA approved liquid based hand sanitizer. They are looking for folks that are interested in purchasing in bulk, packaging, and then retailing to consumers, distributors, and/or other local businesses. Deutsche will provide the FDA required labels - you would just need to package and retail the product. 
  • Device Creative Collaborative - Supporting small supports all. Device Creative Collaborative has been working hard to support their local small businesses during this time. They recently launched Project:Proceed, in which they design exclusive shirts for businesses in need due to COVID-19. Consumers can pre-order these shirts and 50% of funds will be distributed directly to the partner businesses every 30 days. 
  • DHG - The tax professionals at Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP have prepared several advisories to help you navigate the tax and financial side of the COVID-19 crisis. Check out the resources below. 
  • Ekos - Do you know your brewery business metrics? The Ekos team knows there are a lot of metrics you need to know to run your brewery. Think you know them all? Ekos partnered with 4 accounting firms on a 10-question quiz designed to challenge your knowledge of key business metrics. Take the quiz, see how you scored, and get a breakdown of the correct answers. Hopefully you'll learn something new! You can also sign up to receive one of the largest complimentary industry technology reports available (releasing 8/3) here. This comprehensive report will analysizes 1,500 North American breweries and cideries and the software they rely on for POS, ecommerce, accounting, CRM, communication and more.
    • Want to dive further into those metrics or learn more about this reprort? Reach out to EKOS for a follow up call: marketing@goekos.com
 
  • G4 Kegs - Chances are you aren't doing a whole lot on the draft side of things right now. That makes now the perfect time to get your free personalized keg fleet maintenance consultation. The folks at G4 Kegs are here to answer any questions you might have and walk you through the best practices of maintaining a stellar and profitable keg fleet, so that when the time comes to get your draft beer back out into the world, you'll be as prepared as possible.
    • Have specific questions? Set up a call with Pat Campbell: 971-225-7710 | pat@g4kegs.com or sign up here. 
       
  • GEA Westfalia -  We’re here to help! We recognize the challenges you are facing.  If the GEA Craft Brewing team can be of any assistance with your centrifuge skid or other equipment after it has been idle, please contact us at sales.northamerica@gea.com. 
     
  • Grandstand - If you’re looking for solutions to keep sales up, we want to lend a hand. Save 10% through April 8th on the bottles, growlers and single-use cups below, so your fans can safely continue to support your business. Enter code TOGO10 at checkout for your 10% discount.
  • Hillebrand - Dealing with a sudden influx of unsaleable beer? Hillebrand has put together a list of considerations for your beer disposal plan.  It can be a lengthy and confusing process, which is why we created EcoBev, a service to discreetly manage disposal projects regardless of packaging style (kegged, canned, bottled). Check out the list of considerations as well as more info on EcoBev here!
  • Hoppin' J's Farm - Hoppin' J's is currently distilling Cascade and Zeus hops into hop oils for use in custom private label products for breweries including: hand sanitizer, beard balm, and lip balm. If you are looking for a new way to reinforce your brand and offer new merchandise, this could be a great opportunity!
  • Hopsteiner - If you are looking for additional content to keep busy during this slower brewing time, join Hopsteiner’s leading hop experts for the new Tuesday morning webinar series. The first webinar will be Tuesday April 21st at 11am EST and will focus on Hidden Secrets of the New England IPA. You can register for all their upcoming webinars here.
  • Iron Heart Canning - IRON HEART CANNING CONTINUES SERVICES UNINTERRUPTED: The Quality Leader in Mobile Canning Supports the Craft Community Through Crisis - IHC is dedicated to supporting the community of craft producers we are a part of.  IHC continues mobile canning services uninterrupted to provide for an increased demand for packaged product.  We are doing everything we can to accommodate all requests, to be flexible, and add volume or schedule additional dates as need to keep our customers revenue streams flowing.  We are being very careful and taking every precaution possible to keep everyone safe while we go about our work. Dedication to our customers, and the community of craft producers we are a part of is the foundation of our business.
  • King Canopy - Ready to get back to business? King Canopy is ready to help! Through June 22, 2020 they are offering a discounted "Back To Business Package" which includes (1) custom dye sublimation printed 10’x10’ cover (with roller bag and tie down straps and stakes), (3) custom dye sublimation printed 10’ side walls (single sided print), (1) custom dye sublimation printed 6’ table cover, and (1) custom dye sublimation printed 9’ feather flag (double sided print) with flag frame and metal cross base for only $799.99.
  • KEGSTAR - At KEGSTAR, we pledge to help our current and future customers navigate through the uncertain waters ahead. We will reinforce our core value propositions, while creating new, flexible practices to assist in the resurrection of this great industry. We promise to help in any way we reasonably can. With that said we offer any craft beverage producer, large or small, the following: 1) no term contracts or deposits requirements, 2) simplified singular pricing, 3) complimentary in-time delivery, and 4) extended 30-Day terms. 
  • Maurer Architecture - Looking for some help mapping out your space to optimize your capacity during this time? The fine folks at Maurer Architecture have crafted a reopening layout guide to help you make the most out of your outdoor seating areas this summer. They have also offered a free consultation to anyone looking for additional guidance in this area.
  • Nearest You - NearestYou is excited to announce our newest beer finders with Lilypad and Ekos integration. Our beer finders are designed for your site and install in minutes. We have product/beer type filers as well as an on/off premise filter. We work with VIP data as well and can build and manage beer finders using just VIP or distributor data reports. 
    • Contact Ryan Furness with any questions: (612) 314-6327
       
  • Packaging Solutions - Packaging Solutions is providing 3” x 5” generic labels with your brewery name, address, Government Warning, and a place to add your product name, style, ABV, and net contents. The price will be $.08/ label with a $25.00 set up fee and a 100 label minimum.  The labels are made from a white BOPP with wet apply adhesive and a matte laminate, produced on rolls. Working to get this on their website for online ordering ASAP!
 
  • Petainer -  Trying to offer kegs for sale as an additional avenue of revenue during this time? Petainer can provide one-way kegs to get sixtels or quarter bbl's out to customers in a stress-free, sanitary way
 
  • ProChiller - Looking for some webinars to fill your team's down time? Our friends over at ProChiller recently participated in VBrewCon, a virtual brewing conference to help breweries looking at opening a new space or expanding their current space. It's never too early to plan ahead! Check out their sponsored sessions on the latest cooling tech for the beer industry and planning your cooling system appropriately. They've also hosted tours of both their Washington & NC warehouses. 
  • Small Batch Standard - The team at SBS put together a cash flow contingency planning tool to help you model your next 3-12 months. 
  
  • Ward & Smith, P.A. - Your business has been interrupted. Ward & Smith, P.A. is here to help. Check out their business interruption resources on their website here; they are updated every few days. 

  • Winter Park Trading Inc. - Dan O'Donnell is a licensed Mechanical Engineer.  If anyone has some kind of equipment, steam system, or safety concern; Dan is happy to offer complimentary advice/consultation to help everyone stay safe and return to normal production operations ASAP. Winter Park also has specialty crowler packaging (holds 3 crowlers with carrying handle). Link to purchasing website coming soon!
 
  • Wright Global Graphics -  Wright Global Graphics made 75 large banners & 75 yard signs reading: Curb side pick-up! Beer to go! -> *bottom right corner (DrinkLocal#NC#WrightLabels) .  If you have a need for any quick turn-around signage, reach out. 
  • Yakima Chief Hops - Yakima Chief Hops is hosting a free webinar Tuesday 4/21 at 2pm EST  discussing sulfur-bearing hop compounds and their increasingly important role in hoppy beer aroma. You can register for the webinar here.