Design, Construct, Validate and Maintain

Improving the lives of animals

Our client is a global animal health company dedicated to saving, prolonging and improving the lives of animals, both pets and farm animals. They research, develop and bring to market innovative treatments designed to meet the needs of pet owners, farmers and veterinarians.

Background to the project

The client required a full strip out of a redundant sterile facility, to be replaced with the construction of a new manufacturing and filling facility with two manufacturing rooms, two filling rooms and purified water plant room.

Scope of the project

Complete refurbishment of an existing redundant area including fabric, mechanical, electrical and process services to create a manufacturing and packing facility.

Process Equipment - The design incorporated a new purified water generation plant and distribution pipework, seven process mixing vessels (1,000Ltr to 10,000Ltr) within two manufacturing rooms (one of the rooms constructed to ATEX standards), two CIP systems serving the vessels and distribution pipework and validated process control system.

HVAC - Design incorporated eight new Air Handling Unit’s with HEPA filtered supply air at high level and low level filtered extract air.

Utilities Services - To service the new facility, the design incorporated a new compressed air system to deliver oil free air dry filtered air, nitrogen manifold and distribution pipework, a new ATEX-certified vacuum system and a new dust extract system with flexible arms at point of use.

Finishes - Included the design and provision of specialist wall finish and flooring specification.

Specialist Furniture - Cleanroom doors fitted with dropdown seals and high speed uPVC doors maintain the pressure cascades within the facility.

Timescales

The project was completed on time and to budget.