Paskanik Publishes “Bring Your Satellite Vivarium Out of Orbit”

Paskanik Publishes “Bring Your Satellite Vivarium Out of Orbit”

Dec 17, 2015

CRB’s Mark Paskanik, Senior Architect & Lab Planner, was recently published in ALN Magazine. The article, “Bring Your Satellite Vivarium Out of Orbit” discusses decisions and cost impacts in planning for a vivaria. To read the article, click the link here!

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Myers Named to ISPE Sterile Products Processing CoP Steering Committee

Myers Named to ISPE Sterile Products Processing CoP Steering Committee

Nov 30, 2015

Christa Myers, Associate/Process Engineer in CRB’s Raleigh office has been named to the ISPE Sterile Products Processing (SPP) Community of Practice (CoP) Steering Committee.

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Dave DiProspero Appointed Chair of 2016 FOYA Committee

Dave DiProspero Appointed Chair of 2016 FOYA Committee

Nov 30, 2015

Dave DiProspero, Director of Pharmaceutical Process Technology in the Philadelphia office, has recently accepted the position of Chairman of the ISPE Facility of the Year Awards (FOYA) Committee for 2016.

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Kulkarni Presents at Winter Simulation Conference

Kulkarni Presents at Winter Simulation Conference

Oct 26, 2015

Niranjan Kulkarni, PhD, will be presenting “A Modular Approach for Modelling Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient Manufacturing Plant: A Case Study” at this year’s Winter Simulation Conference at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach, California. Dr. Kulkarni’s presentation will be on Tuesday, December 8th, 1:30-3:30 p.m. The conference runs December 6-9, 2015.

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Myers & Debbs Featured in Healthcare Packaging

Myers & Debbs Featured in Healthcare Packaging

Oct 7, 2015

Healthcare Packaging showcases Christa Myers and Kevin Debbs recent presentation at Pharma Expo. The article highlights the 5 tips to CMO selection. 

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We’re Hiring! Check Out Our New Recruiting Video!

We’re Hiring! Check Out Our New Recruiting Video!

Oct 5, 2015

We’re excited to showcase our new recruiting video! Come and be part of a talented team! 

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CRB at PACK EXPO & Pharma EXPO!

CRB at PACK EXPO & Pharma EXPO!

Sep 20, 2015

Join CRB Thought Leaders Christa Myers and Kevin Debbs at Pharma EXPO in Las Vegas! Stop by and visit us at both EXPOs for a chance to win an iPad Mini!

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Mark von Stwolinski Teaches Biopharm Course in Barcelona

Mark von Stwolinski Teaches Biopharm Course in Barcelona

Sep 17, 2015

Mark von Stwolinski, CRB’s Vice President of Facility Integration, was appointed the ISPE European BioPharm Manufacturing Facilities instructor this year. He is teaching an intensive two day facility design course in Barcelona, “Applying the Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Facilities Baseline”, which is an overview of the guide principles for the Second Edition of the ISPE Biopharmaceutical Facility Guide that Mark chaired and co-authored.

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Herbalife Named ENR Southeast Best Project

Herbalife Named ENR Southeast Best Project

Sep 4, 2015

CRB is pleased to announce that the Herbalife Innovation & Manufacturing Facility in Winston-Salem, NC, has won an Award of Merit in the Manufacturing Category for ENR Southeast’s 2015 Best Projects  competition.

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CRB Expands Builders Group in Central Region

CRB Expands Builders Group in Central Region

Aug 24, 2015

CRB has welcomed six new hires to its Builders Group in the central region: David Martin, Sr. Project Manager; Steve Gregory, Construction Manager; Matthew Hottelman, Project Controls; Shawn Free, Superintendent; and John Rinehart, Safety Manager.

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Hanselka and Pelletier Reappointed to ASME BPE Committee

Hanselka and Pelletier Reappointed to ASME BPE Committee

Aug 21, 2015

CRB continues to help set the standards in the Life Sciences industries with the reappointment of Reinhard Hanselka, PhD and Marc Pelletier, PhD to the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Bioprocessing Equipment (BPE) Executive Committee.

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CRB Presents at I2SL in San Diego

CRB Presents at I2SL in San Diego

Aug 19, 2015

Don’t miss CRB Thought Leaders presentations at I2SL in San Diego September 21st and 22nd! And stop by Booth #3 while at the conference.

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Cindy Bambini Joins St. Louis Office as Business Development Director

Cindy Bambini Joins St. Louis Office as Business Development Director

Aug 19, 2015

CRB welcomes Cindy Bambini to the St. Louis office as Business Development Director. In her new position, Bambini will support CRB’s marketing and client development efforts in the Central region.

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Tom Forester Featured in Pharma Boardroom

Tom Forester Featured in Pharma Boardroom

Aug 17, 2015

Tom Forester, President of CRB Caribe, was recently interviewed for Pharma Boardroom. The interview delved into industry trends and growth for the future. Pharma Boardroom targets C-level executives, consultants, regulators and vendors working in the health care and life sciences industry.

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CRB Named to MEP Giants 2015 List!

CRB Named to MEP Giants 2015 List!

Aug 17, 2015

CRB is proud to announce that the firm has been selected to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer MEP Giants list for 2015! Ranked as #12 in the list, CRB continues to strengthen its place in the MEP design field. 

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Robert Rice Published in “Controlled Environments” Magazine

Robert Rice Published in “Controlled Environments” Magazine

Jul 28, 2015

Robert Rice, RA, is published in this month’s issue of “Controlled Environments” magazine. Robert has a feature article titled “Modular Cleanroom Design: The Worth is in the Details.”

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Matt Kennedy Presents at BPSA 2015 International Single-Use Summit

Matt Kennedy Presents at BPSA 2015 International Single-Use Summit

Jul 10, 2015

Matt Kennedy will be presenting at the BPSA 2015 International Single-Use Summit. Matt’s presentation on Next Generation Biomanufacturing will take place Tuesday, July 14th, 2:00-3:00 p.m. at The Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, DC.

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Kulkarni Named to ISPE Operations Management Community of Practice

Kulkarni Named to ISPE Operations Management Community of Practice

Jul 8, 2015

Congratulations to Niranjan Kulkarni, PhD, for being appointed as a Steering Committee Member for ISPE’s Operations Management COP (Community of Practice)!

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CRB Named to the Zweig Group 2015 Hot Firm List!

CRB Named to the Zweig Group 2015 Hot Firm List!

Jun 29, 2015

The Zweig Group has announced the 2015 Hot Firm List, an exclusive ranking of the fastest growing firms in the A/E/P and environmental consulting industry. CRB ranked No. 21 in the Top 100 of all firms!

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CRB Sponsors I2SL Education Day!

CRB Sponsors I2SL Education Day!

Jun 29, 2015

CRB is proud to be the platinum sponsor of the Heart of America I2SL Education Day, August 19, 2015 at the UMKC Bloch School in Kansas City, Missouri.

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University of Colorado Project Featured in “Lab Design News”

University of Colorado Project Featured in “Lab Design News”

Jun 16, 2015

The ongoing University of Colorado Anschutz project is featured in the latest New Projects section of Lab Design News online.

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Visit us at BIO 2015 and Win an iPad!

Visit us at BIO 2015 and Win an iPad!

Jun 12, 2015

Going to BIO 2015 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center June 15th-18th? Visit CRB at BIO 2015 and win an iPad Mini! Booth #3216.

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CRB Construction Services Group Named to St. Louis Business Journal Fastest Growing Companies List!

CRB Construction Services Group Named to St. Louis Business Journal Fastest Growing Companies List!

Jun 12, 2015

CRB’s Construction Services Group is in the June 12th edition of the St. Louis Business Journal as one of the 25 Fastest Growing Companies!

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Throwback Thursday: Marc Pelletier talks at INTERPHEX 2014 (videos)

Throwback Thursday: Marc Pelletier talks at INTERPHEX 2014 (videos)

Jun 4, 2015

Forget the TimeHop app – on this Throwback Thursday, CRB is visiting YouTube and remembering Marc Pelletier’s video interviews with Contract Pharma from INTERPHEX 2014.

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Rob Boulanger PhD to present at ISPE FDA/PQRI Conference

Rob Boulanger PhD to present at ISPE FDA/PQRI Conference

Jun 3, 2015

Yesterday, CRB’s Robert Boulanger, PhD, presented “Advanced Applications for Contamination Control – Drug Substance and Drug Product” as part of an industry panel taking place during the ISPE FDA/PQRI Quality Manufacturing Conference in Washington, DC.

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CRB Expands Construction Services Group

CRB Expands Construction Services Group

Jun 3, 2015

CRB’s Northeast Construction Services Group has welcomed five new hires to its team in Plymouth Meeting: Laura Crouse – Project Accountant; David Haas, EIT – Project Director; Steven Kudrick, EIT – Project Engineer; Joseph O’Such – Project Controls Manager; and Joseph Younes – Superintendent.

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CRB Ranks in Top Privately Held Companies in KC Business Journal

CRB Ranks in Top Privately Held Companies in KC Business Journal

May 27, 2015

The Kansas City Business Journal has ranked CRB 32nd on its 2015 list of the 150 largest privately owned businesses in the Kansas City area.

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CRB Presents “Game Changers in Manufacturing Supply Chain”

CRB Presents “Game Changers in Manufacturing Supply Chain”

May 21, 2015

At this year’s Tech Tank series at Interphex, CRB subject matter experts discussed new disruptive technologies, and the impact they will have on current and future manufacturing supply chain strategies.

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Kulkarni to Present at Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference

Kulkarni to Present at Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference

May 12, 2015

​Niranjan Kulkarni, PhD, will be presenting two papers at the upcoming Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference in Nashville, TN. The conference will be held May 31st to June 2nd at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel.

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Kettler to Present at 7th Annual UNPA Members Retreat

Kettler to Present at 7th Annual UNPA Members Retreat

May 12, 2015

Keith Kettler, PE, will be speaking at the 7th Annual UNPA Members Retreat in Scottsdale, Arizona on May 13th at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort.

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CRB Presents at 2015 TurnKey Conference

CRB Presents at 2015 TurnKey Conference

Apr 30, 2015

Don Holden & Keith Higgins will present “The Celgene Project: Making the Impossible, Possible” on Thursday, May 7th at the 2015 Turnkey Conference in San Diego, California. The presentation will be at 1:00 p.m. at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina.

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Lee Emel Named CRB Southeast Regional Leader

Lee Emel Named CRB Southeast Regional Leader

Apr 21, 2015

Lee Emel will assume the role of Southeast Regional Leader on May 1, 2015. Lee has been with CRB for 16 years, joining the firm as a Project Manager, quickly moving to a business team leader for CRB’s biotech clients, and most recently filling the role of Project Director on key projects.

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Howard Hughes Medical Institute Vivarium Project Featured in “Lab Design News”

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Vivarium Project Featured in “Lab Design News”

Apr 15, 2015

The ongoing Howard Hughes Medical Institute Vivarium Imaging Suite project is featured in the Q2 New Projects section of Lab Design News online.

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Mars Chocolate North America Facility Named 2015 Plant of the Year

Mars Chocolate North America Facility Named 2015 Plant of the Year

Apr 6, 2015

Mars Chocolate North America has been honored with Food Engineering’s ‘Plant of the Year’ for its state-of-the-art facility in Topeka, Kansas. The award recognizes the most innovative new food or beverage plant built in North America. CRB was a key member of the project team, ensuring successful design and construction for the LEED® Gold certified facility.

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CRB Qualifies for NSC Safety Leadership Award

CRB Qualifies for NSC Safety Leadership Award

Apr 1, 2015

CRB is pleased to announce that the company has qualified for the NSC Safety Leadership Award. This award honors companies, locations or divisions that have achieved a minimum of five consecutive years (at least 60 months) without incurring an occupational injury or illness involving days away from work.

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Architectural Practice Lead Robert Rice Published in “Controlled Environments” Magazine

Architectural Practice Lead Robert Rice Published in “Controlled Environments” Magazine

Mar 25, 2015

Robert Rice, AIA has a feature article the March 2015 issue of “Controlled Environments” magazine.

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Roche Presents CRB with the 3rd Annual Global Facilities Procurement Supplier Recognition Award

Roche Presents CRB with the 3rd Annual Global Facilities Procurement Supplier Recognition Award

Mar 12, 2015

CRB has been named as the 2014 Outstanding Overall Facilities Supplier at the Genentech Oceanside, California Campus.  The award was presented January 28, 2015 at Roche’s Supplier Recognition Event in South San Francisco, California.

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CRB Opens Dallas Office!

CRB Opens Dallas Office!

Mar 12, 2015

Dallas’ status as a growing hub for advanced technology companies has fueled CRB’s decision to open an office in Dallas to better serve its clients in the market and state of Texas. CRB is a leading provider of engineering, design and construction services for customers in the biotech, science & technology, food, nutrition and consumer products industries. The office, located in Irving, TX, is CRB’s thirteenth U.S office.

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Mary Carroll, AIA, LEED AP brings her “New Research Workplace” Design Philosophy to CRB

Mary Carroll, AIA, LEED AP brings her “New Research Workplace” Design Philosophy to CRB

Mar 10, 2015

“Blurred Lines” might have been a Billboard chart-topping hit that feels outdated now, but when it comes to Science + Technology design, the concept of blurring the lines between office and laboratory space is just heating up.

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Record Safety Milestone Reached!

Record Safety Milestone Reached!

Feb 24, 2015

CRB is proud to announce that the company has reached the 7 MILLION safe hours’ milestone this month. The safety milestone reflects the DART (days away, restricted or transferred) injury experience for CRB and their subcontractor team partners, covering a span of over 4 years.

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CRB Featured in Silicon Valley Business Journal Article

CRB Featured in Silicon Valley Business Journal Article

Feb 24, 2015

Check out this month’s Silicon Valley Business Journal! CRB’s own Roberto Morfin, Bradley Lay, Todd Williams, Chris Hunkeler, and Nick Lovgren are featured in the article which discusses new technologies adopted by CRB and their thoughts on Title 24.

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Hankinson Presents at ISPE-MW Program Event

Hankinson Presents at ISPE-MW Program Event

Feb 17, 2015

Please join us February 26, 2015, 5:30-9:00 p.m. at the ISPE–Midwest Chapter February Program Meeting featuring Debora Hankinson. Debora will present “Fundamentals of Strategic Facility Planning”.

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CRB Presents at Pack Expo East

CRB Presents at Pack Expo East

Feb 6, 2015

“Improving Packaging Line Efficiency with Simulation.” In this presentation, Phil Lyman & Kristina Pumphrey will show an example process model which represents two packaging lines.

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CRB-Designed SAFC Project Officially Opens Following Extensive Validation Process

CRB-Designed SAFC Project Officially Opens Following Extensive Validation Process

Feb 6, 2015

CRB provided detailed design for SAFC’s state-of-the-art dry powder media manufacturing facility in Irvine, Scotland. The site expansion concentrated on creating shorter lead times, improving flexibility and giving customers access to real-time information.

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KC Hits a Home Run with Canstruction Project!

KC Hits a Home Run with Canstruction Project!

Feb 5, 2015

The CRB-KC office participated in Canstruction February 4th in Kansas City, Missouri. Canstruction is an international program of the Society for Design Administration.

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Lindsay Kenney Selected as ENR Top 20 Under 40 Award Recipient!

Lindsay Kenney Selected as ENR Top 20 Under 40 Award Recipient!

Jan 23, 2015

CRB is proud to announce that the Mountain States Chapter of the Engineering News Record has selected Lindsay Kenney of our Colorado office as the recipient of their prestigious Top 20 Under 40 award! The Engineering News Record program focuses on individual achievement in the design and construction industry by identifying the sharpest, most forward-thinking young leaders in the industry.

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Matt Kennedy ENR Top 20 Under 40 Award Winner!

Matt Kennedy ENR Top 20 Under 40 Award Winner!

Jan 23, 2015

CRB is proud to announce that the MidAtlantic Chapter of the Engineering News Record has selected Matt Kennedy of our Philadelphia office as the recipient of their prestigious Top 20 Under 40 award! The Engineering News Record program focuses on individual achievement in the design and construction industry by identifying the sharpest, most forward-thinking young leaders in the industry.

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CRB-designed Facility Honored with ACI Low Rise Buildings Award

CRB-designed Facility Honored with ACI Low Rise Buildings Award

Jan 21, 2015

The Kansas Chapter of the American Concrete Institute has named the Mars Chocolate North America facility in Topeka, Kansas as the recipient of the 2014 Low Rise Buildings Award.

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David Keith, AIA, joins CRB!

David Keith, AIA, joins CRB!

Jan 15, 2015

David Keith, AIA has joined the CRB S+T team as an Architect and Project Manager based in the Carlsbad, California office. David has over 25 years of life sciences, pharma and biotech industry experience, having worked as a facility manager, project manager, private equity developer and an architect.

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CRB Aids Development of ASME Bioprocess Standard

CRB Aids Development of ASME Bioprocess Standard

Jan 13, 2015

The ASME Bioprocess (BPE) Standard Committee will be meeting for a Code Development session in San Juan, PR January 12th through 15th, 2015. This Standard is utilized internationally by biopharmaceutical companies. The Standard has been codified by the States of California, Washington and Arizona.

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CRB Project Featured in Denver Magazine

CRB Project Featured in Denver Magazine

Jan 6, 2015

This month’s Denver’s 5280 magazine features CRB’s project at the University of Colorado at Anschutz. The project, located in Aurora, Colorado, is a 112,000 SF Greenfield laboratory.

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