Spectrum IT Awarded by NECA for Boston Beer Project

Spectrum won a Project Excellence Award at the NECA 2022 Annual Convention.

Video security cameras were installed throughout Boston Beer headquarters.

Bethesda, MD – Spectrum Integrated Technologies (Spectrum IT), the tel/data and security system division of J&M Brown Company, Inc. based in Dedham, Mass., was recently recognized by the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) with the 2022 NECA Project Excellence Award in the Low Voltage/Technology category for its Boston Beer Company Nationwide Integrated Security Project.

NECA established the awards program to showcase the exceptional work its members perform throughout the country. Spectrum IT was recognized at the NECA 2022 national convention in Austin, Texas on Oct. 17.

Security installations at Boston Beer Co. headquarters comprised video security camera, ACC card readers, and EBT video scanner for entry.

The project scope entailed Spectrum’s design, engineering, installation, integration and commissioning of security systems at Boston Beer Company’s headquarters facility in Boston, as well as at the company’s Sam Adams breweries and tap rooms in Boston, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York. The project also included comprehensive security system installations at Boston Beer’s Angry Orchard brand brewery and tap room in Walden, N.Y.; Dogfish Head breweries and tap rooms in Miami, Fla. and Milton, Del.; and at the Angel City Brewery/Truly LA for the company’s Truly LA seltzer brand.  All security systems tie in to Boston Beer headquarters.

Video cameras were designed, configured and installed in beer fermentation vessel/production areas at all Boston Beer Co. breweries.

Spectrum IT director, Steve Feldman, said, “Being recognized by NECA nationally for the Boston Beer Company security system project is truly an honor. Spectrum is proud to partner with Boston Beer and Sam Adams in expanding and integrating the company’s state-of-the-art security system at locations throughout the U.S. The project required extensive planning and a cooperative effort between the Spectrum IT and the Boston Beer/Sam Adams management teams, coupled with reliable support from our security system vendors and subcontractor partners throughout the country.”