TBC Half Ton Bin Washer

Receives the bin from the forklift, inverts it, washes all surfaces with high pressure water, turns the bin back upright, and stacks bins 3 high for return to the field. Recycling of wash water is an option, as well as accumulation and transfer of stacked bins. More..

What's New at Tom Beard Company

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See You at the Show!

Green BusinessWe look forward to seeing you at the next annual national or trade show!

2019 – WIVI Central Coast Wine Industry Conference
Paso Robles Event Center / 2198 Riverside Ave, Paso Robles, CA 93446
P&L Specialties / Tom Beard Co / Revolution Equipment Sales – Booth tba


Tom Beard Company Wins WIne Industry Award

“Cleaning barrels, picking lugs and half micro bins has always been a long, tedious process that has traditionally involved tremendous amounts of water and time when using hand-held sprayers and washers,” said Ed Barr, president of Tom Beard. “In the past, there were plenty of opportunities to overuse water and no way of regulating it. Now there is.” read more...

Tom Beard Company Helps Jackson Cut Water Usage by 31%

Santa Rosa-based Jackson Family Wines, one of the world’s largest producers, said it has cut water use at its dozens of wineries and thousands of acres of vines worldwide by 31 percent and plans more big cuts in the next five years. read more...

Santa Rosa’s Tom Beard Company WINS North Bay Maker Award!

The North Bay Business Journal recognizes Tom Beard Company's winning of the North Bay Maker Award, in the category of environment, for their innovative water saving barrel washing machines & systems. read more...

Well Equipped for Crush (Tom Beard Co & VinWizard™)

Cairdean in Napa installed 36 new stainless steel tanks by Criveller, and most of those are equipped with a VinWizard system that monitors and controls temperature as well as operates an automated pumpover system on most of the closed-top tanks. Associate winemaker Cody Stacey said the VinWizard system makes running pumpovers during harvest easy, and it lets the winery’s custom-crush clients keep close tabs on their wines. read more...

Cairdean Vineyards (Tom Beard Co & VinWizard™)

“We had a goal for a semi-automated facility for cost savings but also for winemaking tools,” he told Wines & Vines while on a tour of the winery in November 2015. The crush pad is equipped to be run by one person. Almost all of the cellar operations can be monitored and managed remotely using the VinWizard computer system... read more...

Choosing the Best Method for Santizing Barrels (Tom Beard Co)

Since 1983, Tom Beard has been devoted to creating barrel cleaning solutions for the wine industry. As founder and chief engineer of The Tom Beard Company, now part of P&L Specialties, he has been selling a self-contained portable unit (TCB2-US) that cleans and sanitizes barrels with plant-supplied hot and cold water and dissolved ozone water supplied from a separate ozone generator. read more...
VinWizard™ Temerature & Process Control
Green BusinessVinWizard™ technology also allows you to easily and affordably interface to any winery component. This allows winemakers and maintenance staff to view and/or control all aspects of the operation from any location via one interface. Stay in control of your entire production. read more...
Green BusinessTo help all clients in reducing water use, Tom Beard Company is providing new services and water-saving retrofits to help greatly reduce water usage for barrel washing. read more...
The Tom Beard Company  Receives Official "Bay Area Green Business" Certification!
Green BizThe Bay Area Green Business Program distinguishes small businesses that protect, preserve and sustain our environment.

Their partnership of environmental agencies and utilities assists, offers incentives, and verifies that participating businesses conserve energy and water, minimize waste, prevent pollution, and shrink their carbon footprints. Read more...
Half-Ton & 1 Ton Bin Washing System
Green BusinessThe Tom Beard Company has developed a ½ ton bin washing system and applied for a US Patent. The unique system is fully automated and designed to thoroughly clean the bins inside and out. Like all of the Tom Beard products it is designed to operate on a minimum of water and generate a minimum of waste water. The design collects the solid material for easy disposal ensuring they don’t end up in the drainage system. The creative design provides a cost effective solution to manually washing bins, freeing up manpower, and saving water. Read more...

Tom Beard Company & P&L Specialties Join Forces!
A North Bay Business Journal article announces that winery crushpad equipment maker P&L Specialties is moving further into the winemaking process with the acquisition of Tom Beard Co., the top manufacturer of automated oak barrel washers. Read more...
The Tom Beard Company Now Accepts Credit Cards
we take credit cards!For added ease and convenience we are now accepting Visa, Master Card, American Express, & Discover cards.
Expanded Parts & Service Department:
Call 707-573-3150 or email parts@tombeard.com now to satisfy your parts and service needs.
New Partners:
The Tom Beard is proud to have Cellar-Tek Supplies as our exclusive Canadian distribution agent. Cellar-Tek opened their doors in 2004 and pride themselves on their excellent products and service. We are pleased to have Cellar-Tek providing our premium equipment to the wine industry in Canada.

The Tom Beard Company is thrilled to have Hans W Schloss S.P.C. as our exclusive South American distribution agent.
In Our Community:
The Tom Beard Company and its employees are dedicated to making a difference where we can and are committed to ensuring that our community is better for our existence in it. The Tom Beard Company was pleased to support the Sunrise Horse Rescue in St. Helena California, the Northern California Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, as well as the Redwood Empire Food Bank this holiday season.

Our employees serve the local community on several boards and advisory committees: Sonoma County Workforce Investment Board, Sonoma County Youth Council, Sonoma County Probation Camp, and 101 MFG. We also support the local youth as soccer coaches, football coaches, basketball coaches, boosters and many other ways. We value where we live and want to do our best to help.
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