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Specific Mechanical Systems

Since 1984, Specific Mechanical Systems (SMS) has handcrafted brewing and distilling systems for the craft beer and spirits industries, in addition to supplying various industries with complex processing systems. Originally a two-person company, the company now employs a team of approximately eighty people.
SMS’ competitive advantage is its focus on customer success. All customers receive the same high level of attention, starting with the first conversation and continuing through the life of their business. Core competencies of engineering design and fabrication of both stainless steel and copper ensure a quality product is delivered to each customer.
SMS values its place in the community, focusing on maintaining a local supply chain, partnering with as many local businesses as possible, and hiring a high percentage of its staff from programs at Camosun College, University of Victoria and Royal Roads University.
A recipient of the Occupational Safety Standard of Excellence award from the Safety Alliance of BC, SMS recognizes its strongest asset is its people. It employs a diverse workforce and incorporates the feedback of staff into both system designs and business processes.
With hundreds of customers located across six continents, SMS is known worldwide for excellence in brewing and distilling systems.

Brewhouse sizes range from 3 hectolitres to 120+ hectolitres, operated either manually, semi-automated, or fully automated using our SpecBrew automation. Distillation system sizes range from 450 litre to 10000 litre, operated either manually or automated using our SpecProof automation. We offer complete systems will all associated equipment including fermentation tanks, bright beer tanks, collection vessels, hop dosing systems, keg washers, and CIP systems. All handcrafted for you.

Location: 6848 Kirkpatrick Crescent, Victoria, BC V8M 1Z9

Our Contact: Chad MacIsaac
Phone: 250-652-2111


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