Equipment

Here is a list of equipment providers. Some are specific to sake brewing and some are generalized vendors for wine and beer making.

PLEASE NOTE: Finding equipment through this site does not guarantee it will meet your needs. Do your own research before buying.

 
 

General Suppliers

These suppliers have a wide range of equipment for almost every stage of production.

GW Kent

“GW Kent carries an extensive supply of commercial brewery, winery and food processing equipment. From basic supplies like fittings and valves, hoses and food-grade washdown equipment, to bottling and packaging equipment for commercial use; to our wine making supplies including testing instruments, hydrometers, titrators and more.”

TCW Equipment

“TCW Equipment is the beverage industry leader in service, products, and knowledge. Since 1966 we have been providing equipment and service to wineries, breweries, distilleries, and specialty food and drink producers. We are constantly updating and adding to our product line to produce the absolute best in quality, affordability, and service.

Our equipment represents well-established companies around the world including Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, China, and many products made right here in the USA. Most of our equipment is ordered without motors or electrical devices. We source USA components to meet any electrical requirements.”


Filter Presses

YABUTA Industries

“YABUTA was established in 1963 to manufacture and supply the ‘YABUTA automatic moromi filter’ developed in our affiliate Daiwa Sake Brewing Company. In our history expanding over half a century, we have worked to develop systems that constantly improve quality through highly efficiency production and energy saving, and that contribute to an increase in customer’s profits. Through these endeavors, we can supply products that have been favorably received by the foodstuff industry and pharmaceutical industry in Japan and overseas, as well as in a variety of production fields such as chemical products and electronic materials.”

TCW Equipment

Offers 20” x 20” and 40” x 40” plate filter presses. Options for fine filtration as well.

 

Tanks

TCW Equipment

“TCW Equipment is the beverage industry leader in service, products, and knowledge. Since 1966 we have been providing equipment and service to wineries, breweries, distilleries, and specialty food and drink producers. We are constantly updating and adding to our product line to produce the absolute best in quality, affordability, and service.

Custom fabrication is a unique part of our business and helps our customers get exactly what they need.”

 

Steamers

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Nagata Brewing Machinery

“Since founded in 1906, it has been our privilege to be given your caring supports, which enable us to stay on the right track to keep up with the times and to expand our business. We have been in the fields of traditional Japanese foods such as sake (rice wine), shochu (distilled spirit), miso (soybean paste), and shoyu (soy sauce) for more than one hundred years, making our best efforts to develop and produce brewing machines. Through our incessant improvements and enhancements, we have successfully earned various types of patents, and have been making every endeavor to satisfy our customers' needs. Now we can proudly say we have made a lot of achievements not only in Japan but also in the world.”

 

Houreiki (Rice-cooling machine)

Sakai

This site is Japanese only. We will be working on an English contact for inquiries.

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Tsukamoto Kusayoshi

This site is Japanese only. We will be working on an English contact for inquiries.

 

Rice Washers

MRW-15 Maruzen Rice Washer

There may be some issue ordering this from Rakuten. The website Buyee.jp can serve as a middle buyer.

Woodson

Makers of a variety of well-regarded rice washers. This site is Japanese only. We are working on an English contact for inquiries.

English contact:

 

Cloths

Universal Filters, Inc.

Universal Filters created several cloths in cooperation with sake brewer Todd Bellomy.

Fune Bags:
7022-12FX32-EE

Steamer Cloths:
28" x 40" cloths to line steam pans. Dimension can be altered.
PEMFD-100-28X40

Draw-string rice washing bags: (22" square)
NMOFD600-22DX22DS

Sushi Rice Cooking Net

43 sq inch polyester net to line a steamer.

 

Packaging

Kita Sangyo

“Value creating packages and packaging machines”, “Challenging unique and original technology / products / design”, are our philosophy.

Kita Sangyo Co., Ltd. is a unique company providing; own manufacturing closures, PET bottles, self-heating cans , various package materials such as glass bottles, metal cans, labels and even packaging machines . “Synergy Power” of the three divisions is our intension and strong point.