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Spec Engineering

540 Frontenac Court, Suite 180 Naperville, IL 60563 United States

Since 1979, Spec Engineering, a Gray company, has been a single source for system design and process equipment integration. We specialize in processing systems from raw materials through packaging for food & beverage, bakery and confections, pet food, specialty chemicals, and plastics. Spec offers expertise in storing, feeding, conveying, mixing, blending, batching, and automation.

Food Processing Equipment

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Spec Engineering is a single source for system design and process equipment integration especially in the food and beverage industry. Spec's personalized solutions are unique for each customer's needs. Spec's confectionery brand CandyWorx also produces equipment lines for the confectionery, chocolate, and cannabis industries.

See the Food Processing Equipment page on this company's website.

Types of Food Processing Equipment

  • Chillers, Freezers & Cooling Equipment
  • Coating, Enrobing, Seasoning & Decorating Machines
  • Depositors
  • Food Processing Accessories & Components
  • Forming & Extruding Equipment
  • Injectors & Vacuum Stuffers
  • Mixing & Blending Equipment
  • Robotic Processing Equipment
  • Spray Dryers & Agglomerators

Features:

  • Automatic
  • CIP
  • Dry process
  • Hygienic (low-moisture)
  • Manual
  • Pilot/lab
  • Semi-automatic
  • Skid-mounted
  • Washdown (wet)
  • Wet

Liquid Processing & Handling Equipment

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Spec Engineering offers customized dosing, filtering, evaporation and heat exchange solutions for liquid processing and handling applications. For liquid dosing applications, Spec works to optimize mass flow and measurement for high accuracy and stability and customize solutions to the plant’s specific needs, factoring options such as volumetric or gravimetric dosing, tank size, and the need for additional agitators or dissolver mixers. In addition, Spec will provide mechanical installations, electrical controls, and implementation of an entire liquid filtering system, develop custom evaporation skids and work with its heat exchanger partners to engineer and build the right solution for the liquid processor.

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Types of Liquid Processing & Handling Equipment

  • Evaporators & Distillation Equipment
  • Filtration Equipment
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Tanks, Vessels & Kettles

Features:

  • Aseptic
  • Automatic
  • CIP
  • Dairy 3A
  • Dry process
  • Entry-level/budget models available
  • Hygienic (low-moisture)
  • Manual
  • Pilot/lab
  • Semi-automatic
  • Skid-mounted
  • Washdown (wet)
  • Wet
  • Wet process

Product & Package Handling

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Spec Engineering offers customized mechanical and pneumatic conveying transfer systems that offer unique ways to transfer product throughout a system, allowing for more material to be moved efficiently and safely. Spec considers material properties, rate, and distance when implementing effective conveying transfer systems. With no bias to any particular regimen, the system will be designed specifically for the customer’s process. Spec can also custom design related bulk product product handling systems such as dumpster and tote systems.

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Types of Product & Package Handling

  • Air/Vacuum Transport
  • Custom Engineered Product & Package Handling
  • Dumpers & Bulk Unloading

Package Types:

  • Bulk/Industrial Heavy Duty Industrial Sack Package Type Icon
    Heavy Duty Industrial Sack
  • Bulk/Industrial IBCs/Tote Package Type Icon
    IBCs/Tote
  • Bulk/Industrial Lined Case Package Type Icon
    Lined Case

Storage Solutions

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Spec Engineering has the capabilities to specify, design, and integrate specific bulk storage systems for a company’s raw materials, WIP materials, or finished product. Spec first provides an analysis of material flow characteristics and then designs the optimum loading, filtering, agitation, and discharge components to provide a worry-free system built to last. Dry bulk storage silos help control costs and inventory with optional inventory control management systems. Spec works with clients in the food ingredients, cement, specialty chemicals, fibers, resin, plastics and minerals industries.

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Types of Storage Solutions

  • Racking & Storage Systems

Controls, Software & Components

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Spec Automation can fabricate a control panel to fit the needs of the end user, no matter the size of the system. Using its in-house fabrication shop, customers have input on how their specific control panel is designed allowing for a smoother transition once the panel arrives in the facility. Specs’s team of qualified controls engineers, panel builders, and field service technicians are certified to ensure that all panels meet the UL 508A requirements.

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Types of Controls, Software & Components

  • Controllers & I/O
  • Drives & Motion Controls
  • Instrumentation, Sensors & Actuators
  • Machine & Electrical Components
  • Mobility & Real-time Displays
  • Motors, Encoders & Gearboxes
  • Network Components
  • Operator Interfaces/HMI
  • Process Management
  • Production/Operations Software
  • Safety Components

Features:

  • Explosion-proof
  • Hygienic (low-moisture)
  • Washdown (wet)

Sanitizing & Clean-in-Place (CIP)

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Spec Engineering offers Clean-in-Place (CIP) systems along with a mobile CIP cart that can be transported anywhere.

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Types of Sanitizing & Clean-in-Place (CIP)

  • Mobile Cleaning
  • Tank Cleaning Equipment/Systems

Features:

  • CIP
  • Washdown (wet)

Facility Design & Engineering Services

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Spec Engineering offers facility engineering services for the food, grain, minerals, chemicals, and pharma industries ranging from design and front-end engineering, process optimization, packaging and process design and CIP system design. Facility design phases include TIC Cost Estimates, pilot plant studies, PFDs, PID development, process hazard analysis, waste water treatment and much more.

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Types of Facility Design & Engineering Services

  • Engineering Services
  • Facility Design & Construction
  • Process Validation