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Building Information Modeling (BIM)

The Wm. T. Spaeder Company offers design assistance using Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD), Virtual Design Construction (VDC), and FARO scanning and modeling technology for a myriad of food and beverage production facility projects including:

  • HVAC Units
  • Plumbing
  • Utilities
  • Fire protection

By using the world’s most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging, and realization technology, FARO’s 3D and 4D applications help us find cost-saving opportunities for clients, retrofit old systems, and re-engineer complex projects. With a suite of state-of-the-art tools, Spaeder has the capabilities to accommodate nearly any food and beverage business with on-site, web-based, and in-office services.

At Spaeder, we will help through design-assist installations. We’ll make sure your project meets all required specifications and provide a smooth, cohesive workflow.

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Fabrication & Pre-Assembled Process Systems

Spaeder’s 40,000 square foot fabrication shop utilizes high-quality, precision fabrication techniques all of your process needs. Our team of experienced engineers and American Society of Mechanical Engineer (ASME) certified welders have worked with a multitude of standard food and beverage industry materials including aluminum, stainless steel, carbon steel, chrome-moly, and nickel-based alloys.

Girard Middle School Plumbing and Fire Prevention System by Wm. T. Spaeder

Fire Protection Systems

Through the use of advanced BIM technology and in-house prefabrication services, we have the capabilities to plan and install a variety of fire protection systems, including:

  • Chemical suppression systems
  • Dry systems
  • Wet systems

We are committed to adhering to the highest fire-safety codes by testing and monitoring each system we install. By offering prefabrication services, we also ensure fast delivery, guaranteed high-quality components, and cost savings.

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Food & Beverage HVAC Systems

We understand that companies in the food and beverage industry require strict specifications for temperature levels, air humidity, and contamination levels. Our HVAC team has extensive experience on systems that meet and exceed requirements to ensure the creation of a safe environment for food production. We offer services and installation for refrigeration, rooftop units, makeup air units, HEPA filters, and other HVAC systems and processes.

We pride ourselves on offering easy maintenance solutions, all while maintaining rigorous cleanliness standards. Spaeder also provides prefabrication and BIM service to achieve energy efficiency and low-operational costs for food and beverage companies.

In an increasingly environmentally-conscious world, there is a high demand for sustainable production processes—particularly in the development of cooling systems, which typically require a considerable amount of energy. Spaeder complies with the most up-to-date process requirements to deliver eco-friendly solutions that make the food and beverage businesses more economical and energy-efficient.

While offering quality installation and repair services, Spaeder also has the capabilities to prefabricate systems in-house. With an emphasis on affordability and innovative, we’ve provided unrivaled solutions for beverage and food processing plants.

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With Spaeder’s decades of experience in plumbing installation, sanitary waste, storm and domestic water systems, and natural gas systems, we’re here to provide you with services that go above and beyond your expectations. We have the capabilities to build any sized water and wastewater plumbing systems, and offer 24/7 emergency sewer, drain cleaning, and repair.

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Process Piping

With over 100 years of experience in process piping and industrial work, Wm T. Spaeder prides itself on employing only the most skilled and qualified piping experts in the area. Food and beverage process-piping services often include, but not limited to:

  • Fabrication and installation of fiberglass systems (butt and wrap joints, adhesively bonded joints)
  • Installation of piping systems, instrumentation, and tubing
  • Thermoplastic piping systems including CPVC, PE, PP, and PVDF

We also offer qualified expertise under ASME sections I, IX, B31.3, and B31.3 code, as well as S-stamp & R-stamp for fabrication and repairs. Spaeder has the capabilities to design and build stainless steel process vessels, batch and blend tanks, storage tanks, clean-in-place (CIP) systems, and valve manifolds to maintain the integrity and efficacy of your system(s).

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24/7 Service Repair & Maintenance for the Food & Beverage Industry

When a problem with your plumbing, HVAC, sprinkler, or sewer system can’t wait, the emergency team at the Wm T. Spaeder Company will come to your business anytime. No matter the problem, we work expeditiously to assess the situation and begin repairs in order to minimize further damage.

Spaeder strives to continuously provide innovative solutions, exceptional project management, and complete customer satisfaction. For emergency service, call 814.456.7014.


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