October 24, 2016

DME Brewing Solutions – A new beginning for old friends

After 700 projects in 67 countries over a 25-year span, it’s not at all surprising that the President and CEO of DME Brewing Solutions in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Peter Toombs, became nostalgic when pressed about his company’s silver jubilee. He beamed with pride as he recounted his “first grand project” with the Diversified Metal Engineering team – a set of mash and lauter tuns for a company across the Northumberland Strait in New Brunswick. He took on a professorial timber when he elucidated some of the finer points of the so-called Craft Beer Revolution: “This revolution began in California in the late 1970s when small craft brewers were granted the first licenses, and through the 80s and 90s, we saw real influential growth to the tune of nearly four percent. That’s total beer consumption when measured with big beer companies in the equation. After 2005, a wider demographic began to be exposed to the quality – the essence – of good craft beer and the growth rate in the industry has only accelerated.”But that was it for the DME retrospective. Toombs spent the rest of our conversation discussing what’s to come for the preferred supplier of equipment to craft brewing companies around the world. More...

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October 24, 2016

DME Brewing Solutions – A new beginning for old friends

After 700 projects in 67 countries over a 25-year span, it’s not at all surprising that the Presiden  more