Food and Beverage Expertise You Can Rely On
Barnum Mechanical Inc. (BMI) designs, fabricates, and installs automated beverage process systems that communicate in real time with equipment, instrumentation, and utility support systems to improve yields, efficiencies, quality, and sustainability. Our systems are in use throughout the industry for carbonated beverages, bottled water, juices, tea, coffee, and energy drinks.
Our dedicated team of brewery engineers combine their knowledge of brewing science and process design to provide state-of-the-art brewing systems for small to large breweries. We partner with brewery owners, architects, and brew house equipment manufacturers to complement and complete their system designs. Our superior craftsmen take pride in providing showcase installations.
BMI has designed and installed process systems for all phases of wine production, including utility support systems and sanitary transfer systems. Hundreds of our patented, in-house designed heavy-duty racking arms are currently in service throughout the industry.
We collaborate with industry leaders to bring leading edge process technology to olive oil production facilities. We are continuing our investment in the industry through our cooperation with industry leaders, the UC Davis Olive Center, and the California Olive Council.
We work with large and small distillers to design and install innovative distillation production facilities. Our knowledge of Class I - Division 1 & 2 regulations and market specific process methodology makes the emerging craft distillation industry a natural fit for us.
Energy Generation & Recovery
We partner with specialty equipment manufacturers on projects that recover liquid waste streams, treat water for reuse, create biogas for electricity and heat production, and create easily disposable solid waste. We also install alternative energy systems that use natural gas or propane to create electricity, while using the waste heat to create steam-generated electricity.
The dairy industry established the standard of using 304 and 316 stainless steel for sanitary applications. BMI has broad experience in designing and installing process, CIP, and utility support systems for milk, cheese, whey, yogurt, specialty drinks, and ice cream.
The seasonal harvesting of processing tomatoes requires primary and secondary tomato process systems to perform at full capacity through a short and demanding production schedule. Off-season modifications, upgrades, and maintenance are performed with the goal of trouble-free and efficient processing. BMI has a proven track record for providing innovative solutions to meet these goals.
The baking industry relies on dependable equipment to provide fresh daily production. Modular solutions for ingredient handling, CIP, and process water treatment are just a few of the systems that we can fabricate off-site to reduce the construction footprint and impact on daily operations. We also install and provide automated control integration for modular skidded and traditional process systems.
Unlike other process systems, confectionary production requires a unique approach and scope of work. Bulk ingredients, controlled environments, and specialty equipment are common components in sweetened, baked, or frozen confections. Our experienced team will address these challenges and provide reliable systems that produce a consistent product.