Complete Beverage Plant with Real Estate - Rabin Worldwide


Complete Beverage Plant with Real Estate

  • Bluefield, Virginia
  • Auction On Site & Online

Complete Beverage Plant with Real Estate

Formerly of Kroger/Bluefield Beverage

Originally constructed by Pepsi for beverage production in 1981, Kroger purchased the Bluefield Beverage facility in Bluefield, VA in 1982 and has been manufacturing carbonated and non-carbonated soft drinks, spring water, sparkling flavored water and purified water for Kroger stores around the country.Kroger plants are known as state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and are recognized and respected in the manufacturing industry for high standards.

Beverage Filling Machines & Level Inspection

  • 202 Beverage Can Line, fully rebuilt in 2007 with Bevcorp 72-Valve filler and Angelus 120L seamer, with undercover gassing for CO2 or nitrogen
  • PET Bottle Filler with Bevcorp 45-Valve mono block filler, with AROL 10-Head 28 & 38mm screw capper, and Fogg elevating hopper loader
  • Sidem Alsim and Mojonnier carbo coolers, Sentry bottle rinser, GEA plate heat exchanger, Endress Hauser meters and associated pumps sets
  • Level inspection includes (5) Filtec Level Inspectors, Heuft Spectrum TX level indicator, and Filtec case level inspection unit Packaging Line Support Equipment
  • Kayat PTF-28 case packer and tray loader, both with Nordson DuraBlue hot melts, and Allen-Bradley Panel Views & PLC controls
  • Sentry 8′ Wide x 25′ bottle warming tunnel, bi directional accumulating conveyor, single filing feed & air conveyor to filler
  • Ambec 10� x 30� accumulating table, with all stainless frame conveyor & case conveyor to palletizing station
  • Videojet & Lastec laser coders, Assorted Videojet & Jaime ink jet coders, plus Marsh & Video Jet case coding equipment Stainless Tanks, Pumps & CIP System
  • Feldmeier, Mueller & DCI storage tanks, 1000 to 10,000 gallons,
  • (2) 10,000 Gallon 316L heavy gauge wall vertical syrup storage tanks
  • (6) Cherry-Burrell 6,000 blending & dome top processing tanks; also 400 & 500 gallon vertical blend & mix tanks
  • Sani-Matic 3-tank CIP system, 350 gallon tanks, Tri-Clover pumps sets, and Allen-Bradley Panel-View and PLC controls
  • Assorted Waukesha, Tri Clover & Cherry Burrell positive displacement pumps, Tri Clover centrifugals, stainless pipe work and metering Warehouse & Material Handling
  • Sentry empty can & glass bottle depalletizers, with Allen-Bradley PLC controls, bottle and empty can conveyor
  • HK Von Gal case palletizers, (1) with table slip sheet inserter, both with Orion pallet wrappers
  • (13) Crown & Nissan LP gas and electric forklifts, 4000 & 5,000 lb capacities, plus electric stackers, pallet movers & Terex man lift
  • Terex 30� mobile manlift, GNB 48 volt battery chargers, adjustable pallet racking, hydraulic balers, dump hoppers & Vidmar parts cabinetsRefrigeration & Plant Utilities
  • Ammonia refrigeration system with Vilter VMC-50 compressors to 150 hp; RVS accumulator, Evapco evaporative condensors, & AB Powerflex 70 VFD�s
  • 2004 Ingersoll Rand 100HP air compressors, with IR and Airtek dryers; Cleaver Brooks 200 hp packaged boiler (retubed in 2008)
  • (2) 30 ton CO2 horizontal storage tanks, CO2 vaporizer, plus 150� of Cryotech Nitrogen 5/8� piping
  • Generac Guardian 12,000 watt back up generator; Osmonics 316L ss double tank media filter tanks; Aquafine & Foodline NutriPure UV lights REAL ESTATE FOR SALE
  • 95,000 sq. ft. building on 10.53 acre parcel
  • Wet Sprinkler System in 100% of Building
  • Production and Warehouse Areas, plus 5,100 sq ft offices
  • Highway Access: SR-460 and I-77IN THE NEWS
  • – Kroger Plant Closing
  • – Bluefield Helps Employees Secure FutureIn conjunction with Harry Davis and Bid-It-UpWednesday, July 24th
    Starting at 9:30 am Eastern Time
    Auction will be conducted onsite by Harry Davis.
    Online bidding provided by bidspotter.comAuction will be held live & online at
    Kroger Beverage Facility
    219 Industrial Park Rd
    Bluefield, Virginia


    Tuesday, July 23rd
    from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    or earlier by appointment

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