SPEC is a process engineering firm based north of the Boston area, serving the northeast US. We offer full design-build services. Over the past 17 years, we’ve developed a method enabling us to be one of the fastest and most efficient firms in the industry. We've worked across a variety of industries including specialty chemicals, coatings, pharmaceuticals, energy storage, cellulosic ethanol, solar panels, biopharmaceuticals, nanotechnology, and microelectronics. We've scaled up many of these technologies from a lab scale to pilot through commercialization.
SPEC caters to a wide range of clients. Our unique approach to process engineering has helped in hundreds of large-scale installations in such industries as specialty chemicals, coatings, pharmaceuticals, energy storage, cellulosic ethanol, and more.Read More
The SPEC approach is a modified design/build model, correcting the deficiencies in a typical design/build project as practiced by others in the construction industry.Read More
SPEC staffs, in-house, all the disciplines necessary to seamlessly execute all our design/build projects, including: process, electrical, and mechanical engineers; industrial architects; construction/project managers; and controls engineers.Read More
The client initially contracted SPEC to provide process engineering expertise for their fermentation section...
The recent incident in Texas has prompted us to think about understanding the risks associated with operating a facility handling hazardous materials, and how to prevent these types of incidents. (Current estimates reveal that the facility contained as much as 54,000 pounds of toxic anhydrous ammonia, and reported to the Texas State Health Services Department that it possessed 270 tons of ammonium nitrate.)