Simpsons Malt

Industrial Process Drying – Pipework

Simpsons Malt is the largest independent family owned malting company in the UK with an annual output of approximately 249,500 tonnes of malt across two sites

Client Requirements

To meet an ever growing demand for their product, Simpsons Malt decided to increase the capacity of is malting plant at Berwick-Upon-Tweed.  As a result, 4 new GKV plants and a 20Mw kiln were built to make Tweed Valley Maltings the largest single site in Europe.  The state of the art malting equipment is designed to germinate and dry the grain in situ in order to product malt for their client’s expectations

Mechanical Services Provided

Being a trusted contractor for many years, Turnbull & Scott were commissioned to provide the mechanical services for the new equipment including:

  • 1700 metres of 50mm NB galvanised water pipework
  • 60 metres of 150mm NB gas pipework
  • Stainless steel pump manifold
  • 40 metres of 100mm NB stainless steel process pipework

The total value of the project was £100k and was delivered on time and within budget.

Turnbull & Scott has many years’ experience in all aspects of process pipework including steam, gas and hot/cold water supplies.  With their commitment in achieving the highest level of quality and reliability it has not only maintained repeat business but also increased their customer base of industrial customers including:  Kimberley Clark, Smurfit Kappa PLC, Ineos Enterprises, Tullis Russell Coatings, Ronaldsway Aircraft Co.

Benefit to the Client

Following the completion of the project, Pat Richards, Chief Engineer for Simpsons Malt quoted
Turnbull & Scott have always been able to react and more importantly deliver when we have needed them

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