— The $34 million project took 15 months to complete.
— 45 Vermont companies built the 100,000-square-foot facility.
— 17 cider tanks are used for blending and crafting.
— Six 24,000-gallon external silos are used for fermenting.
— The facility has more than a mile of stainless steel piping.
— The bottling line has more than 900 feet of stainless steel conveyor belts with 150 sensors.
— Woodchuck Hard Cider was started in 1991 by Joseph Cerniglia in a garage in Proctorsville.
— Woodchuck is sold in all 50 states.
— 2.8 million cases were sold in 2013.
— Woodchuck employs 167 people, including 100 in Vermont.MORE IN Local & State
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