Flaming Heck! Safety compliance by design - Ginposium 2020

Prof. Scott Allen

Mitigating the dangers implicit in storage and production/working with high ABV spirit.

Distillery design engineers, Allen Associates, is the largest Scottish based chemical and process engineering design consultancy serving the Scotch whisky and related industries. Made up of a team of highly qualified chemical engineers with a broad range of expertise and over one hundred years of combined experience, Allen Associates provides clients with a range of professional engineering solutions from simple advice to delivering turnkey projects.

The Stirling based company has the capability to deliver any distilled spirit project, from grain intake through to bottling, and since launching in 1994 has undertaken over 1,000 distilled spirit design projects. Allen Associates predominantly works in the drinks, food and process industries both in the UK and internationally, and clients range from small craft distillers to multi-national corporations.

Although Scotland remains a key location, Allen Associates now has a global reputation with a growing list of international clients.

Scott Allen CEng FIChemE
Scott Allen is Managing Director at Allen Associates (HPE) Ltd, a market leading chemical and process engineering design consultancy based in Stirling. A Chemical and Process Engineering graduate of the University of Strathclyde, Scott started his career with a global engineering firm and then a leading food ingredients company before joining Allen Associates in 2001. He took on the role of MD in 2006