cooperage

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coop·er

 (ko͞o′pər)
n.
A person who makes or repairs wooden barrels and tubs.

[Middle English couper, from Middle Dutch kūper, from kūpe, basket, tub; see coop.]

coop′er v.
coop′er·age n.

cooperage

(ˈkuːpərɪdʒ)
n
1. (Crafts) Also called: coopery the craft, place of work, or products of a cooper
2. (Crafts) the labour fee charged by a cooper

coop•er•age

(ˈku pər ɪdʒ, ˈkʊp ər-)

n.
1. the work or business of a cooper.
2. the place where such work is carried on.
[1425–75]

cooperage

the barrel or container used to store and ship draft beer.
See also: Beer
Translations

cooperage

[ˈkuːpərɪdʒ] Ntonelería f
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Independent Stave Company is a family-owned, dynamic, global company, reaching customers in over 40 countries and cooperages around the world.
Those will be transported to one of our cooperages.
Combs says the company began laying the groundwork a number of years ago, "so that when we were building one of the first cooperages in many years, we avoided simply replicating and modernizing the existing process.
GC includes three stave mills in France, five cooperages and a saw mill which can convert wood not used in stave production for other uses.
Groupe Charlois includes the Maison Charlois, Nievre Merrain and Normanide Merrains state mills in France, the Malviche saw mill and the Saury, Leroi, Erable, Ermitage and Berthomieu cooperages.
What began as a union of two family cooperages during the 1850s has become one of the world's largest, and most prestigious, quality oak barrel makers, selling to wineries throughout the world.
Bill Coleman, president of Brown-Forman Cooperages, said the decision was not an easy one.
What began as a union of two family cooperages during the 1850s has become one of the world's largest and most prestigious, quality oak barrel makers, selling to wineries throughout the world.
One of France's oldest cooperages, Tonnellerie Seguin Moreau is the world's largest cooperage producing barrels in the traditional French method.
First Cooperage to Receive Both Forest and Chain-of-Custody Certifications
Seguin Moreau, the world's leading supplier of oak wine barrels, announced the completion of major upgrades to its barrel cooperage here.
While with Seguin Moreau, Spears is credited with reducing manufacturing costs; negotiating new financing; overhauling telecommunications, information and accounting systems; consolidating administration facilities; and extensively renovating the company's cooperage.