CRB’s Don Holden Published in “Laboratory Design”

CRB’s Don Holden Published in “Laboratory Design”

Dec 19, 2013

Associate, Certified Project Manager and Senior Electrical Specialist Don Holden authored an article for “Laboratory Design” entitled “The Celgene Project: Making the Impossible, Possible.” The article addresses innovative design and construction approaches implemented on Celgene’s 115,000-sq.-ft. Warm Core and Shell Laboratory Tenant Improvement in San Diego, California.

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CRB Wins Design-Build Award

CRB Wins Design-Build Award

Dec 18, 2013

CRB has received the 2013 “Honor Award” in the Rehabilitation/Renovation/Restoration (Under $10 million) category from the Design-Build Institute of America, Mid-America Region for the Ceva Biomune Laboratory project in Lenexa, Kansas. The “Honor Award” winner exemplifies the principles of interdisciplinary teamwork, innovation, and problem solving that characterize design-build delivery.

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Engineering News Record Recognizes Brad Watford and Amber Myers as 2014 Top 20 Under 40 Award Winners

Engineering News Record Recognizes Brad Watford and Amber Myers as 2014 Top 20 Under 40 Award Winners

Dec 18, 2013

CRB is proud to announce that Brad Watford, PE, and Amber Myers, PE, have been named as recipients of ENR’s Top 20 Under 40 Award.

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CRB Names Local Leadership to Head New Maryland Office

CRB Names Local Leadership to Head New Maryland Office

Nov 7, 2013

Maryland’s status as a hotbed of activity for the life sciences industry has fueled CRB’s decision to open an office in Rockville to better serve its clients in the market. CRB is a leading provider of engineering, design and construction services for customers in the biotech, pharmaceutical and life sciences industries. The office, located along the I-270 corridor, opened late October and is CRB’s twelfth U.S office; it is also a short distance from the Bio Maryland Innovation Center and is nestled amongst approximately 50 biopharmaceutical firms who call the Rockville / Gaithersburg area “home.” CRB is ranked #2 by Engineering News Record (ENR) in the “Top 10 in Pharmaceuticals” in the country.

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BIM – Three Factors to Consider

BIM – Three Factors to Consider

Nov 7, 2013

Building Information Modeling – What Should You Ask For? The most successful BIM workflows are achieved from sharing ideas and learning together. Here are three things every client should consider when requiring BIM:

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Innovator, Entrepreneur and Pharmaceutical/S&T End-User Jack Zarour Joins CRB

Innovator, Entrepreneur and Pharmaceutical/S&T End-User Jack Zarour Joins CRB

Nov 5, 2013

CRB gains an additional 40 years of experience in design and construction management of pharmaceutical and high technology industrial projects with the hire of Jack Zarour. Jack will assume the role of Quality Control Manager for CRB’s Western Region operations. In this position, Jack will work and consult with CRB project teams and other senior CRB executives on key quality control issues and regulatory compliance implementation, providing a comprehensive end-user perspective and extensive knowledge of energy efficiencies and emerging environmentally saving technologies.

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CRB Presents at the 2013 ISPE Annual Meeting

CRB Presents at the 2013 ISPE Annual Meeting

Oct 28, 2013

If you are attending the ISPE Annual Meeting, please join us for the following sessions.

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James J. Scott joins CRB as General Counsel

James J. Scott joins CRB as General Counsel

Oct 21, 2013

James J. Scott has joined CRB as General Counsel. As an expert in engineering, construction and corporate law, Scott is responsible for representing CRB on all legal matters.

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CRB Staff Moderating at IMN 4th Annual Conference

CRB Staff Moderating at IMN 4th Annual Conference

Oct 21, 2013

CRB Staff Moderates at Financing, Investing & Real Estate Development for Data CentersWhen: October 28-29, 2013Where: San Jose, CA

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Distinguished Builder Chuck Glynn Joins CRB

Distinguished Builder Chuck Glynn Joins CRB

Oct 18, 2013

We are pleased to announce that Chuck Glynn has joined CRB’s Southern California operation as part of Senior Leadership for CRB Builders.

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CRB Opens Atlanta Office

CRB Opens Atlanta Office

Oct 4, 2013

Georgia’s status as a burgeoning hub for the life sciences industry has fueled CRB’s decision to open an office in Atlanta to better serve its clients in the market. CRB is a leading provider of engineering, design and construction services for customers in the biotech, pharmaceutical and life sciences industries. The office, located in the Palisades Office Park in the central perimeter area, opens on Oct. 1 and will be CRB’s eleventh U.S office. CRB is ranked #2 by Engineering News Record (ENR) in the “Top 10 in Pharmaceuticals” in the country.

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CRB’s Maurer and Cochran Published In “Pharmaceutical Engineering”

CRB’s Maurer and Cochran Published In “Pharmaceutical Engineering”

Sep 23, 2013

CRB Architects Alicia Pandimos Maurer, AIA, LEED AP BD+C and Jessica Cochran, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, collaborated to co-author an article for “Pharmaceutical Engineering” entitled “Construction Waste Reduction.” The article, which is featured in the September/October issue of the ISPE technical magazine, presents the strategies and outcomes of implementing a plan to divert waste from landfills and back into the supply chain during construction for building demolition waste reduction.

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CRB Presents at I2SL 2013 Annual Conference

CRB Presents at I2SL 2013 Annual Conference

Sep 19, 2013

Visit CRB at 2013 I2SL Annual ConferenceBooth # 8September 24-26, 2013Minneapolis Convention CenterMinneapolis, Minnesota

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Dr. Hanselka to Provide an Overview of the New 2013 California Codes

Dr. Hanselka to Provide an Overview of the New 2013 California Codes

Sep 12, 2013

Please join Dr. Hanselka at the ISPE San Francisco/Bay Area Chapter (ISPE) & Association for Facilities Engineering (AFE) half-day presentation Thursday, September 26th at the South San Francisco Conference Center, 255 South Airport Road, South San Francisco, CA 94080.

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CRB Can-Do Community Outreach Challenge

CRB Can-Do Community Outreach Challenge

Aug 30, 2013

CRB’s First Can-Do Community Challenge was a huge success! CRB offices nationwide collected non-perishable food items, school supplies, and donations to support local food banks and schools.

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Biotech Veteran Joe Morin Signs On with CRB

Biotech Veteran Joe Morin Signs On with CRB

Aug 28, 2013

With over 20 years of experience in biotech engineering, Joe Morin comes to CRB as a Project Director.

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CRB Energy Expert Dana Etherington Published in ‘The Data Center Journal’

CRB Energy Expert Dana Etherington Published in ‘The Data Center Journal’

Aug 8, 2013

Mechanical Engineer and Certified Energy Manager Dana Etherington authored a cover story published in this month’s issue of “The Data Center Journal,” a magazine primarily focused on IT and design for Mission Critical facilities.

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CRB Named to Zweig’s “Hot Firm 2013” List of the Fastest-Growing Companies in A/E/P Industry

CRB Named to Zweig’s “Hot Firm 2013” List of the Fastest-Growing Companies in A/E/P Industry

Aug 6, 2013

CRB, a global design, construction and consulting leader for advanced technology industries, announced today that it has been recognized by The Zweig Letter as the 88th fastest-growing company among architecture, engineering, planning and environmental consulting firms in the United States and Canada.

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Marc Pelletier Acknowledged in BioPharm International Magazine Article

Marc Pelletier Acknowledged in BioPharm International Magazine Article

Aug 1, 2013

CRB biotech thought-leader Marc Pelletier was recently acknowledged in a BioPharm International magazine article titled “Additional Challenges to the New Cleanroom Paradigm.”

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CRB Ranked #2 in Pharmaceuticals for 2013

CRB Ranked #2 in Pharmaceuticals for 2013

Jul 8, 2013

Each year the Engineering News-Record (ENR) publishes the Sourcebook listing the top engineering and construction firms around the globe.

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Congratulations Marika Hawes-Ruhrup

Congratulations Marika Hawes-Ruhrup

Jun 24, 2013

Marika Hawes-Ruhrup was elected as Secretary for the West Michigan Chapter of ASHRAE Board.

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Congratulations Ryan Callahan

Congratulations Ryan Callahan

Jun 24, 2013

Please join CRB in congratulating Ryan Callahan! Ryan was recently appointed as the Kalamazoo County Drafting Advisory Committee Chair!

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Mark von Stwolinski to speak at June 27th ISPE San Diego presentation

Mark von Stwolinski to speak at June 27th ISPE San Diego presentation

Jun 20, 2013

Please join Mark & CRB at the “Facilities in Transition” presentation Thursday, June 27, 2013 at Genentech, One Antibody Way, Oceanside, CA. Speakers: Mark von Stwolinski, Vice President, Facility Integration at CRB, and Eric Hansen, Head of Biologics Support Operations, Gilead Sciences in Oceanside.

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Kevin M. Debbs Awarded the Credential of CPIP™

Kevin M. Debbs Awarded the Credential of CPIP™

Jun 19, 2013

Please join CRB in congratulating Kevin M. Debbs who was awarded the credential of Certified Pharmaceutical Industry Professional™ (CPIP™) from the ISPE Professional Certification Commission (PCC)!

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Dr. Reinhard Hanselka Joins CRB as the Director of Code Compliance

Dr. Reinhard Hanselka Joins CRB as the Director of Code Compliance

Jun 17, 2013

CRB, a full service design, construction and consulting firm specializing in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, science and technology, mission critical, and advanced technology facilities, has announced that Dr. Reinhard Hanselka will join CRB as the Director of Code Compliance.

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CRB – Raleigh’s Herbalife Project Featured in the News

CRB – Raleigh’s Herbalife Project Featured in the News

Jun 13, 2013

CRB – Raleigh’s Herbalife project featured on MyFox8.com WGHP-TV in Winston-Salem. CRB is doing the redesign and construction of the 792,000 sq. ft. GMP facility, which will begin production of Herbalife’s popular dietary supplements in 2014.

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Paula Van Valkenburgh Named Chair of Michigan Board of Architects

Paula Van Valkenburgh Named Chair of Michigan Board of Architects

Jun 12, 2013

Please join CRB in congratulating Paula Van Valkenburgh on being named Chair of the Michigan Board of Architects.

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CRB Introduces Steve Black as Science & Technology Senior Project Manager

CRB Introduces Steve Black as Science & Technology Senior Project Manager

Jun 11, 2013

CRB is excited to welcome Steve Black to the Science & Technology team as a senior project manager. Mr. Black will be located in the Kansas City office, but will work nationwide to provide business development and engineering services with intent to help grow the science & technology initiative at CRB. Black brings over 38 years of expertise that includes work in process/project engineering, design, facility operations and project and construction management. Mr. Black graduated from the University of Tulsa with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and also earned his Master of Business Administration from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. He is a LEED Accredited Professional.

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Libby Virtue and Keith Higgins to Panel ISPE LA/LCI Presentation

Libby Virtue and Keith Higgins to Panel ISPE LA/LCI Presentation

Jun 7, 2013

Libby Virtue, Process Engineer at CRB, and Keith Higgins, Mechanical Engineer at CRB, will serve as panelists for the ISPE Los Angeles Chapter and Lean Construction Institute’s presentation, “Transforming Project Delivery Through Technology”. The event will focus on Baxter’s LAMP project and is sponsored by DPR Construction and ProPharma Group.

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CRB Staff Moderating at IMN Conference

CRB Staff Moderating at IMN Conference

May 21, 2013

Financing, Investing & Real Estate Development for Data Centers When:May 30-31, 2013

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Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Expert Dave DiProspero Joins CRB!

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Expert Dave DiProspero Joins CRB!

May 15, 2013

It is well known among residents that the Tri-State area of the Delaware Valley is a hot bed of activity for pharmaceutical research, development, and manufacturing. What many consumers in our region don’t know is that there is an advanced engineering discipline that specializes in the design of facilities and processes to make such drugs available to the public. CRB, a consulting, engineering and construction provider focused on pharmaceutical facilities, is a top ranked US firm located in Plymouth Meeting– and it has just bolstered its capabilities with the new hire of pharmaceutical engineering expert Dave DiProspero.

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CRB Presents at Tradeline 2013 International Conference on Research Facilities

CRB Presents at Tradeline 2013 International Conference on Research Facilities

May 8, 2013

CRB is pleased to announce that Niranjan Kulkarni, PhD will be presenting at the 2013 International Conference on Research Facilities.

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Congratulations New Associates & Senior Associates of CRB

Congratulations New Associates & Senior Associates of CRB

Apr 16, 2013

CRB is pleased to announce that the following professionals have been selected to become Associates and Senior Associates of the firm. These individuals have contributed to CRB through their leadership, passion, and ability to adapt to the changing needs of our clients and our industry. Please join us in congratulating these new owners of CRB.

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CRB Presents: Optimizing Cage Wash Operations for more Focused Animal Study Operations at TurnKey 2013!

CRB Presents: Optimizing Cage Wash Operations for more Focused Animal Study Operations at TurnKey 2013!

Apr 10, 2013

CRB is pleased to announce that Brian Peasley and Jim Daly will present the latest trends and designs in Animal Health facility cage wash operations at the 2013 TurnKey conference!

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4 Ways CRB’s Operations Improvement (OI) Team Can Help Your Business

4 Ways CRB’s Operations Improvement (OI) Team Can Help Your Business

Apr 10, 2013

Profitability is the goal for any business. Improving your throughput, reducing inventory, and decreasing inefficiencies / wastes in your operations and process can all contribute to a more profitable business. CRB has Operations Improvement specialists who will deliver feasible, quantifiable and verifiable results to improve your bottom line.

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Marc Pelletier to Present Trends in Closed Processing for Flexible Facility Design at IBC 2013

Marc Pelletier to Present Trends in Closed Processing for Flexible Facility Design at IBC 2013

Mar 28, 2013

CRB is pleased to announce that Marc Pelletier, Director of Biotechnology will present the latest jargon, trends and designs in biopharmaceutical manufacturing at the 2013 IBC Flexible Facilities conference.

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Elizabeth Dorn to Present at Innovation Symposium 2013

Elizabeth Dorn to Present at Innovation Symposium 2013

Mar 11, 2013

On March 12, CRB’s Elizabeth Dorn, PE will present at Innovation Symposium 2013, Injectable Drug Manufacturing in Burlington, Massachusetts. Dorn will offer a case study, detailing CRB’s Restricted Access Barrier System installation at Boehringer Ingelheim in St. Joseph, Missouri. With over 27 years of experience, Dorn possesses industry-leading expertise in project management and process design for pharmaceutical, biotech and food and beverage projects.

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Agensys Lab / R&D / Manufacturing Facility Recognized in Laboratory Design News

Agensys Lab / R&D / Manufacturing Facility Recognized in Laboratory Design News

Mar 6, 2013

Excerpt from Laboratory Design News online, Feb. 19, 2013, 11:45 a.m. The multi-building campus consolidated four different sites throughout the City of Santa Monica into one research campus.

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CRB Project Selected 2013 “Facility Of The Year” Winner for Facility Integration

CRB Project Selected 2013 “Facility Of The Year” Winner for Facility Integration

Mar 1, 2013

Cary, North Carolina (February 27, 2013) – CRB announced today that Biogen Idec’s Flexible Volume Manufacturing (FVM) Project in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina was selected the winner of the Facility of the Year Award (FOYA) for Facility Integration by the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE), INTERPHEX and Pharmaceutical Processing magazine, sponsors of the awards program.

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