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Prime Beverage Group Selects Gray as Partner on 1st Manufacturing Operation in North Carolina

Gray, a fully integrated service provider specializing in engineering, design, and construction, is proud to partner with contract beverage manufacturer Prime Beverage Group on the company’s first production facility in Kannapolis, North Carolina. The companies are joining forces on a 300,000 s.f. facility that will include a warehouse and high-speed manufacturing lines to produce various high-quality products.

In Numbers

  • Kannapolis, NC
  • 300,000 s.f.
    Square Footage
  • 8 months

“When we met with the folks at Prime Beverage Group, we knew immediately that we wanted to partner on this project,” said Brett Goode, senior vice president, Gray’s South Atlantic office located in Charlotte. “The company’s values and ambitions are very much aligned with Gray’s. We’re excited to see them prosper in North Carolina.”


“Gray’s experience in the region truly made the company stand out,” said Jeremy Lantz, CEO of Prime Beverage Group. “We’re excited to work with them on this landmark project that will move our business forward.”


The existing building Prime Beverage Group will transform into its new operation in NC.


Once complete, the new facility will establish a full-service, state-of-the-art manufacturing operation for Prime Beverage Group. Utilizing new packaging technology, Prime Beverage Group will fill up to 1,500 cans per minute in this operation.


The new manufacturing operation is expected to generate more than 200 jobs. At peak construction, over 120 workers will be on site.


About Gray


Gray is a fully integrated service provider deeply rooted in engineering, design, and construction services. As a family-owned company, we focus on the following markets for domestic and international customers: Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Automotive, Distribution, Mission Critical, and Commercial.


Founded in 1960, Gray has grown to encompass a complementary family of brands designed to augment and enhance each other’s specialized capabilities without gaps or redundancies. Our robust offering—which includes strategy, operational improvements, construction, and extensive engineering—enables us to create one-of-a-kind solutions at the highest levels of customization, delivering unmatched precision and partnership to some of the world’s most sophisticated organizations.


For more information on Gray, visit and follow us @grayconstructio.

    July 09, 2020
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