fast-track design and construction

Fast-tracking design and construction to save more lives

Ensuring that patients receive novel medicines is a key driver for working to reduce the time it takes to design and build a new biopharmaceutical facility.

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BIM 3D

Using digital tools to optimize facility design

Building information modeling software improves efficiency. Technology, like BIM, is changing more than just healthcare’s latest therapeutic modalities and pharmaceutical advances. It’s also disrupting the design and implementation of the facilities that create them.

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Lean delivery

Reducing waste with lean delivery in facility design and construction

Applying a lean delivery approach to the design and construction of new facilities can reduce waste, lower costs and improve speed to market.

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ATMP

NextGen Now: Delivering tomorrow’s facilities today

If cell and gene therapy products are to successfully reach patients and deliver transformative cures, then the industry will need more facilities capable of manufacturing them.

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Using Target Value Design: A short introduction

Using target value design: a short introduction

Target value design presents a solution to an age-old problem: can project cost, schedule and quality goals all be achieved?

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Cutting Costs on Flooring Could Cost You Big!

Cutting cost on flooring could cost you big!

It’s underfoot, sure, but the floor coatings in your manufacturing facility should be top of mind.

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Ten Reasons Why You Should Build a Process Model

10 reasons why you should build a process model

A process model can be anything from a simple excel spreadsheet to a complex model that includes all aspects of a real-world manufacturing plant. However, the best model does not include everything. It only includes what is necessary to answer questions.

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Flexible Design and Nimble Systems Help Prepare for a Biomedical Emergency

Flexible design and nimble systems help prepare for a biomedical emergency

A global specialty biopharmaceutical company entered into a public-private contract worth $220 million with the Biomedical Advance Research and Development Authority (BARDA) in 2012. Its primary goal was to establish a Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing (CIADM) to address challenges encountered in developing biodefense medical countermeasures.

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Site Selection and Development Utilizing a Colored Stop/Go Rated Matrix

Site selection and development utilizing a colored stop/go rated matrix

How to incorporate a new process into an existing facility is a basic question that begins every project. The client usually has a preconceived idea of where a new process will go and how much space is available, but if we stop here and do what we are told, preconceived notions may drive us to a point where we find that project needs haven’t been met.

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Technology: Making it Work in the Field

Technology: making it work in the field

While we all have access to today’s great technology, it is truly only worth what we make of it. Without proper implementation, each device is only a different sized paperweight. CRB utilizes iPhones, iPads, numerous applications and VDC kiosks in the field in order to drastically improve collaboration, installation and safety during the construction processes. This gives our construction engineers, superintendents and trade contractors the resources necessary to stay on-site.

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