Spec Engineering Introduces Jeff Jendryk as the new VP of Business Development

Spec Engineering Introduces Jendryk as the new VP of Business Development


Plainfield, IL., February 9, 2021 – Spec Engineering, a Gray company, announced today that Jeff Jendryk has joined the company as VP of Business Development. Jendryk earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, and an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management, also in Chicago. He has more than 30 years of experience in the marketing, consulting, and design of projects and equipment in the food & beverage sector. Jendryk joins Spec Engineering from Zachry, an EPC services firm based in San Antonio, TX. He is a member of PMMI (The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies) and serves on their Membership Development and Petfood Steering committees; is past chairman of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers – Chicago Section (ASME), and is certified in sanitary design and construction for food processing plants.


“We see enormous opportunities in the U.S. food & beverage market to provide complete design and fabrication-build processes along with complete EPMC projects. Jeff adds extensive knowledge, experience, and expertise in support of our service platforms,” says Brian R. Bernard, president of Spec Engineering, a Gray company. “Spec’s customers rely on us to deliver innovative and reliable equipment and process solutions to optimize and grow their business. Jeff brings a customer-centric focus and tailored approach to support our customers’ needs.”

Since 2019, Spec Engineering has been part of the Gray family of brands. Gray currently ranks 5th among the top design-build firms in the U.S. for the food & beverage market. Spec is the “M” in EPMC by bringing over 40 years of experience in process engineering, custom equipment manufacturing, automation & controls, and implementation of field support services.


About Spec Engineering, A Gray Company

Since 1979, Spec has been a single source for system design and process equipment integration. We specialize in processing systems from raw materials through packaging. With over  40 years of expertise in storing, feeding, conveying, mixing, blending, batching, controls, and automation for food & beverage, bakery & confections, pet food, specialty chemical, plastics, minerals & concrete, nutraceuticals/nutritionals, coatings, and metal powders, Spec works with customers to meet demands in bulk processing and material handling by providing practical design solutions that cater to their unique needs. Our personalized solutions in equipment and technology give customers a competitive edge in the ever-changing global marketplace. In 2019, Spec joined the Gray family of brands to complement its process engineering services. As a Gray company, we continue to offer comprehensive expertise tailored to each customer’s needs.


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Spec Engineering is a Gray company.

Spec is a process engineering company, focused on best-in-class solutions for customers in the food, grain, minerals, chemicals, and pharma industries. In 2019, Spec became part of the Gray family of brands. As a Gray company, we continue to offer comprehensive expertise, catered to your scope, schedule, and budget.