Design-Build Sanitary Process Systems for Brewed and Fermented Beverages

Upgrade    •   Expansion   •   Modernize    •   Retrofit

Plant Upgrade, Expansion, Modernization, & Retrofit Experts

The global popularity of and increasing market demand for craft beer has created a variety of challenges for brewers.  Trying to upscale small batch operations to accommodate growing demand, increasing throughput in an existing facility, improving the separation process, and implementing new technology, whether domestic or offshore, in your brewhouse or production facility puts a variety of stresses on your plant’s sanitary process systems and staff.

Placer Process Systems specializes in upgrading, expanding, modernizing, and retrofitting brewing production facilities.  We can support you on a batch test project, modifying your existing plant, or we can do it all, building you a new large-scale brewery from the ground-up.

As general engineering contractor, Placer Process applies an integrated approach from design, to practical sanitary installation assemblies — our focus on operational excellence, safety, quality, environmental requirements, and considerations for your future growth.

Our talented team of engineers, designers, project managers, and site supervisors are capable of planning, fabricating, installing and supporting your sanitary process systems. From design, to producing engineering deliverables, 3D CAD modeling, custom process skid assemblies, and field installation, we are capable of addressing all your project needs.

See examples of our work for breweries

Brewery Sanitary Process System

Detailed Planning & Quality Work

I’ve worked with Andrew at Placer several times over the past decade. They’ve always done a very good job for us.

Their planning up front is detailed and careful, and they are on time and on budget, providing good quality work and with good communication both up front and in the field.
Lars Larson
Master Brewer, Trumer Brewery

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Examples of our Work for Breweries

We have successfully delivered sanitary process systems projects to brewers, including:

  • Installation of brewhouses
  • Clean-in-place (CIP) systems
  • Heat exchanger assemblies
  • Filtration systems
  • Hot and cold liquor water systems
  • Installation of hop strainers, separator or centrifuge or clarification systems
  • Transfer jumper panels, valve manifolds
  • Fermentation and storage tanks
  • Bottling, filling, and packaging lines
  • Supporting utility systems, such as nitrogen, CO2, compressed air, steam, condensate, hot water, glycol systems

We recognized that each of your batches has a unique flavor profile that you would like to maintain and be repeatable on every bottle. It is our mission to be your strategic partner in the plant, and collaborate with your team to build a productive and efficient state-of-the-art brewing facility.

We have been involved with breweries of various sizes, from the mainstream product piping design and installation, bringing-in customer’s foreign equipment and perform rapid deployment assembly on-site, utility distribution piping design and installation, catwalk or platform installation or modification, custom process skid fabrication, site installation, start-up support, and post installation retrofit, modernize, upgrade, and expansion.  

Process Water Distribution Equipment

Why Work with Placer Process?

Due to the years of experience of our owners and core team, Placer Process can be your go-to partner for all your plant process and utility system needs.  We work with breweries to modernize, retrofit, upgrade, and expand your existing plant systems, ensuring minimal disruption and downtime, while always completing our project On Time, On Budget, and On Task.

Our focus on People, Products, and the Planet ensure that all of our work is in alignment with your expectations for a strategic partner, your project needs, and your core values.

When you work with Placer Process you can expect:

  • Our well-seasoned project managers are involved from design to installation to any follow-up and support needs.
  • Our strength in Engineering and Design is the foundation of our projects
  • Tremendous breadth of experience and capability, based our combined years of work in in the beer industry
  • Dedicated field labor skills to get your project vision accomplished
  • Our commitment to innovation and best practices is embedded in every project
  • Our projects are client focused and bottom line oriented

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The Only Contact You Need to Modernize, Retrofit, Upgrade, and Expand your Brewhouse or Brewing Production Facility

A big challenge for many wine makers is finding a reliable strategic partner that you can trust, and that has all the skills and expertise in-house to help you successfully address all of your plant sanitary process systems needs.

You can count on our team of design, engineering, fabrication, installation, and project management experts to be your one-stop shop when you need improvements in your plant.

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