Marc Pelletier Presenting at ISBioTech

Marc Pelletier Presenting at ISBioTech

Dec 11, 2017

Marc Pelletier will be presenting at ISBioTech’s Fall Meeting in Virginia Beach, VA this week on The Importance of Facility Fitness in Aging Facilities!

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Steve Pflantz, PE in Food Engineering Magazine

Steve Pflantz, PE in Food Engineering Magazine

Nov 30, 2017

Steve Pflantz, PE is featured in this month’s Food Engineering magazine. As part of an ongoing Automation Series, the November article addresses “Is it time to replace your old automation system?”  

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Kim Nelson, PhD, Sr. Director, Strategic Consulting Presents at 2017 ISPE Biopharmaceutical Leadership Forum

Kim Nelson, PhD, Sr. Director, Strategic Consulting Presents at 2017 ISPE Biopharmaceutical Leadership Forum

Nov 29, 2017

Kim Nelson, PhD, Sr. Director, Strategic Consulting will be presenting at the 2017 Biopharmaceutical Leadership Forum on Sunday, December 3rd.

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Niranjan Kulkarni Presents “Supply Chain Challenges: Drug Substance is Easy” at ISPE Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Conference

Niranjan Kulkarni Presents “Supply Chain Challenges: Drug Substance is Easy” at ISPE Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Conference

Nov 27, 2017

Niranjan Kulkarni, PhD, Director, Operations Improvement, will be presenting “Supply Chain Challenges: Drug Substance is Easy” at this year’s ISPE Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Conference held in San Francisco, California, December 4th– 6th. 

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Pablo Coronel, PhD Speaks at Transformational Food Manufacturing Workshop

Pablo Coronel, PhD Speaks at Transformational Food Manufacturing Workshop

Nov 16, 2017

Pablo Coronel, PhD participated in the Transformational Food Manufacturing Workshop last week, marking the third year for the event at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland. 

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Segregation in the Design of Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facilities by Peter Walters

Segregation in the Design of Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facilities by Peter Walters

Nov 9, 2017

A number of gene therapies are in late-stage clinical trials and expected to reach the market in the next several years. Unlike traditional biologic drugs, gene therapy production can involve the manipulation of replication of viruses.

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Debora Hankinson Presents at Space Strategies 2017

Debora Hankinson Presents at Space Strategies 2017

Nov 6, 2017

Debora Hankinson, Director of Strategic Facility Planning, will be presenting “Leveraging Your Current Space Management Tools for Long-Range Strategic Facility Planning and Data Analysis” at this years’ Space Strategies 2017 held in St. Petersburg, Florida, November 13 & 14.

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Automating the Future by Kim Nelson

Automating the Future by Kim Nelson

Oct 13, 2017

The era of cell therapies are upon us – offering real potential for achieving remission or cures for cancer. To ensure that processes run smoothly, safely, and cost effectively, we must embrace a more automatic approach. There is just one problem – integrated off-the-shelf automated systems don’t yet exist.

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CRB Rises to #4 in ENR’s Top 400 Pharma Contractors!

CRB Rises to #4 in ENR’s Top 400 Pharma Contractors!

Oct 10, 2017

Engineering News Record (ENR) recently released its annual ranking of the top US-based contractors. For 2017, CRB ranks #4 among pharmaceutical contractors based on annual revenue.

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Benchmarking Biopharma’s Carbon Footprint

Benchmarking Biopharma’s Carbon Footprint

Sep 26, 2017

CRB’s Matthew Snyder, Kurtus Kahle, and Kevin Tomko collaborated with GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) Daniel D’Aquila in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing’s “Benchmarking Biopharma’s Carbon Footprint” to establish a baseline value for carbon emissions contributions.

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Witold Lehmann Featured in Pharma’s Almanac

Witold Lehmann Featured in Pharma’s Almanac

Sep 21, 2017

Witold Lehmann, Senior Process Engineer at CRB, is featured in Pharma Almanac’s upcoming issue, with his article entitled “Oral Solid Dose Manufacturing Efficiency is Driving New Attention to Plant Design.” 

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Myers & Linton Present Webinar Hosted by Medicine Maker

Myers & Linton Present Webinar Hosted by Medicine Maker

Sep 12, 2017

CRB’s Christa Myers and Grace Linton will present a webinar November 9th at 10:00 am (EST) titled, “Integrated Facility Design: Simplifying Complex Challenges.” The webinar, hosted by the Medicine Maker, highlights the understanding that interconnections between operations, building systems, and the facility will ensure a cohesive, well-integrated facility as the design evolves.

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Christa Myers and Christine Eckardt to present at Aseptic Processing Summit

Christa Myers and Christine Eckardt to present at Aseptic Processing Summit

Sep 12, 2017

Christa Myers an Christine Eckardt will be presenting “Looking to the Future of Aseptic Filling: Changes are Coming,” at the Aseptic Processing Summit in Berlin, Germany on October 24th.

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CRB Ranks #2 in Pharma on ENR’s Top 500 Design Firm List

CRB Ranks #2 in Pharma on ENR’s Top 500 Design Firm List

Sep 1, 2017

The Engineering News-Record released its 2017 top 500 Design Firms List in Pharmaceuticals and CRB ranks #2. 

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CRB to Present and Exhibit at Process Expo

CRB to Present and Exhibit at Process Expo

Aug 24, 2017

CRB will present and exhibit at Process Expo, to be held September 19-22 in Chicago, Illinois.  Visit CRB in booth #3911 to meet our leaders in facility design and construction.

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CRB to Feature Virtual Reality at PACK EXPO Las Vegas

CRB to Feature Virtual Reality at PACK EXPO Las Vegas

Aug 24, 2017

CRB will exhibit at PACK EXPO Las Vegas September 25-27, 2017 in Booth #S-7411. The booth will feature a virtual reality experience, allowing attendees to virtually walk-through a facility and experience the latest in manufacturing design and construction.

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CRB to Exhibit at Supply Side West

CRB to Exhibit at Supply Side West

Aug 24, 2017

CRB will exhibit at Supply Side West, to be held September 27-28 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Visit CRB in Booth #G115 to meet our leaders in facility design and construction.

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Biogen Named ENR Southeast Best Project

Biogen Named ENR Southeast Best Project

Aug 24, 2017

CRB is pleased to announce that the Biogen’s LSM 3X Capacity Upgrades Project in Research Triangle Park (RTP), NC, has won an Award of Merit in the Manufacturing Category for ENR Southeast’s 2017 ‘Best Projects’  competition.

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Eric Unrau Featured in Pharma’s Almanac Video

Eric Unrau Featured in Pharma’s Almanac Video

Aug 23, 2017

Eric Unrau, Sr. Associate, Core Team Leader, is featured on Pharma’s Almanac website with their video entitled “Adopting for Flexibility Overseas and at Home.”

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Caronna and Paskanik Lead Facility Tour at I2SL North Carolina

Caronna and Paskanik Lead Facility Tour at I2SL North Carolina

Aug 1, 2017

CRB is a Platinum Level Sponsor for the I²SL’s North Carolina – Triangle Chapter.  The mission of the I²SL Triangle Chapter is to foster collaboration, education, and innovation for designing, operating, and sustaining safe and efficient laboratory environments for the research, education, and healthcare community in the Research Triangle, North Carolina region.

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Dave DiProspero Featured in Pharmaceutical Technology

Dave DiProspero Featured in Pharmaceutical Technology

Jul 13, 2017

Dave DiProspero, Director of Pharmaceutical Process Technology, is featured in A. Shanley’s, “21st-Century OSDs: Times, They Are a Changin,” in Pharmaceutical Technology. 

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Reinhard Hanselka Appointed to Group L Occupancy Task Force

Reinhard Hanselka Appointed to Group L Occupancy Task Force

Jul 3, 2017

Reinhard Hanselka, PhD, PE, REA, director of code compliance for CRB, has been appointed to the State of California, Group L Occupancy Task Force. 

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Matt Kennedy Featured in Pharma’s Almanac

Matt Kennedy Featured in Pharma’s Almanac

Jun 21, 2017

Matthew Kennedy, an Associate and Process Engineer at CRB, was recently interviewed for pharma’s almanac’s “Road to BIO” which was a 12-day, coast-to-coast road trip.

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Matt Khair Receives 40 Under 40 Award

Matt Khair Receives 40 Under 40 Award

Jun 8, 2017

Congratulations to Matthew Khair on receiving the Consulting-Specifying Engineer, 40 Under 40 award. Matt is a project manager, associate and core team leader of CRB’s Rockville team that specializes in the design, construction and startup of biotechnology, pharmaceutical and advanced technology facilities.  

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Noel Maestre Receives 40 Under 40 Award

Noel Maestre Receives 40 Under 40 Award

Jun 7, 2017

Congratulations to Noel Maestre, PE, LEED AP on receiving the Consulting-Specifying Engineer, 40 Under 40 award. Noel is a project manager, associate and core team leader of CRB’s San Diego biopharmaceutical team that specializes in the design, construction and startup of biotechnology, pharmaceutical and advanced technology facilities. 

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Wade Shelden Joins CRB’s Southeast Construction Services Group as Senior Project Director

Wade Shelden Joins CRB’s Southeast Construction Services Group as Senior Project Director

Jun 6, 2017

CRB’s construction services group is pleased to welcome Wade Shelden, PE, as Senior Project Director for the firm’s southeast region.

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Southeast Construction Services Group Earns Safety Achievement Award

Southeast Construction Services Group Earns Safety Achievement Award

Jun 6, 2017

Cherie Berry, Commissioner of the North Carolina Department of Labor (NCDOL), presented CRB’s Southeast Construction Services Group with the NCDOL Gold Award Certificate of Safety.

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Rucker Selected to Serve on ADS Technical Board

Rucker Selected to Serve on ADS Technical Board

May 25, 2017

Ben Rucker has been selected to serve on The Association of Dressings and Sauces (ADS) Executive Technical Board (ETB).  Beginning immediately, Rucker’s service on the ETB will continue through January 2020.

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Dave DiProspero Featured in Pharma Manufacturing

Dave DiProspero Featured in Pharma Manufacturing

May 25, 2017

Dave DiProspero, Director of Pharmaceutical Process Technology, is featured in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing’s cover story “Long Live OSD”.

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Myers and Vaughn Featured in Pharma’s Almanac

Myers and Vaughn Featured in Pharma’s Almanac

May 16, 2017

Christa Myers, Senior Pharmaceutical Specialist, and Todd Vaughn, Senior Process Specialist and OSD Expert, are featured in Pharma’s Almanac with their article entitled “Next-Generation OSD Manufacturing Strategy.

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Myers and Holshouser Featured in Pharma’s Almanac

Myers and Holshouser Featured in Pharma’s Almanac

May 9, 2017

Christa Myers, Senior Pharmaceutical Specialist, and Melissa Holshouser, Senior Facility & Process Planner, are featured on Pharma’s Almanac website with their video entitled “A Fill Line Is More Than Just a Fill Line: Incorporating What’s Hidden in Facilities.”

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Christa Myers and Rob Boulanger Host Webinar

Christa Myers and Rob Boulanger Host Webinar

May 3, 2017

CRB’s Christa Myers and Dr. Rob Boulanger will host a webinar Tuesday, May 16th, 1:00-2:00 p.m., “Make Good Choices. In House vs. Contract Manufacturing.” The webinar, hosted by BioBuzz, focuses on the age-old debate for mature, emerging and virtual biopharmaceutical companies–whether to outsource production to a contract manufacturing organization (CMO) or not.

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Rucker to Present at Association of Dressings and Sauces Technical Meeting

Rucker to Present at Association of Dressings and Sauces Technical Meeting

Apr 21, 2017

Ben Rucker will present “Product Formula Scale-Up” during the “Converting a Culinary Recipe to Production Ready Formulas” workshop at the 2017 Association of Dressings and Sauces (ADS) Technical Meeting.

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Mark Paskanik and Nick Caronna Present at Lab Design News Conference

Mark Paskanik and Nick Caronna Present at Lab Design News Conference

Apr 19, 2017

Mark Paskanik. AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C and Nick Caronna, PE, LEED AP BD+C, along with Bob Nevruz of Alcami will present at this year’s Lab Design Conference on Tuesday, April 25th at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Pflantz to Present at Measurement, Control & Automation Association Industry Forum

Pflantz to Present at Measurement, Control & Automation Association Industry Forum

Apr 18, 2017

As President of the International Society of Automation (ISA), CRB’s Steve Pflantz, PE will present at the 2017 Measurement, Control & Automation Association (MCAA) Industry Forum held in Atlanta, Georgia April 23-25.

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Niranjan Kulkarni, PhD, Presents at ISPE Mid-Atlantic Showcase

Niranjan Kulkarni, PhD, Presents at ISPE Mid-Atlantic Showcase

Mar 23, 2017

Niranjan Kulkarni, PhD, CRB’s Director of Operations Improvement, will present an education track at the ISPE Mid-Atlantic Life Sciences Showcase on April 6th at the Universities of Shady Grove, 9630 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville, Maryland.

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Phillips and Ertl to Present at MOAPPA Conference

Phillips and Ertl to Present at MOAPPA Conference

Mar 7, 2017

Andrea Phillips, PE and Chris Ertl, AIA, LEED AP BD+C will present at the MOAPPA Conference on Tuesday, March 14th, 9:00-10:00 a.m. at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Their topic is “Lab Sustainability – Things You Can Do Now!”

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CRB Announces Succession Plan: Ryan Schroeder Named President

CRB Announces Succession Plan: Ryan Schroeder Named President

Mar 2, 2017

Kansas City, Missouri, (USA)—March 1, 2017—CRB today announced that Ryan Schroeder, senior associate and Midwest region leader, will transition to president and oversee worldwide operations and the performance of all business units.

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Matt Kennedy and Dave DiProspero to Present at ISPE Europe Annual Meeting

Matt Kennedy and Dave DiProspero to Present at ISPE Europe Annual Meeting

Feb 24, 2017

CRB thought leaders and subject matter experts Matt Kennedy and Dave DiProspero of CRB Philadelphia, will be joint presenting at the ISPE Europe Annual Meeting in Barcelona Spain on Tuesday, April 4th. The presentation entitled “Continuous Manufacturing in Biotech and OSD – including ISPE’s new OSD Baseline Guide” will focus on pharmaceutical small molecule and large molecule manufacturing facilities of the future. 

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Jochen Schmidt-Nawrot Published in Pharmind

Jochen Schmidt-Nawrot Published in Pharmind

Feb 20, 2017

Jochen Schmidt-Nawrot, Process Utilities Specialist at CRB, was recently published in Pharmind.  “Myths in Pharmaceutical Water Treatment” discusses the widespread myths about microbiological control of pharmaceutical water treatment and focuses on critical aspects of the design, construction and operation of pharmaceutical water treatment plants. 

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KC Ranks No. 10 in KC Business Journal List of Top Engineering Firms

KC Ranks No. 10 in KC Business Journal List of Top Engineering Firms

Feb 20, 2017

The Kansas City Business Journal released the 2017 List of Largest Engineering Firms, ranked by number of local licensed engineers. 

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Christa Myers Featured in Medicine Maker

Christa Myers Featured in Medicine Maker

Feb 9, 2017

Christa Myers, Senior Pharmaceutical Specialist in the Raleigh, North Carolina office is featured in this month’s Medicine Maker publication. The article recaps pharma industry trends of 2016 and looks toward the priorities for 2017.

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Team Kicks off Project at the University of Utah

Team Kicks off Project at the University of Utah

Jan 27, 2017

CRB teaming with ArchNexus kicked off a new project at the University of Utah College of Science in Salt Lake City this week. The project will align the university’s plan with their strategic vision and academic initiatives.

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Dan Dozer Presents at Tradeline College Research Facilities Conference

Dan Dozer Presents at Tradeline College Research Facilities Conference

Jan 26, 2017

Dan Dozer, RA, Senior Laboratory Design Specialist will present at the 2017 Tradeline College Research Facilities Conference April 27-28 at the Hilton San Diego Mission Bay Resort in San Diego, CA.

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ISA Welcomes Steve Pflantz, PE, as its 2017 President

ISA Welcomes Steve Pflantz, PE, as its 2017 President

Jan 9, 2017

The International Society of Automation (ISA) announced CRB’s Steven W. Pflantz, PE, as its 2017 President. 

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Moore and Frosell Named Officers of ISPE South Central Chapter

Moore and Frosell Named Officers of ISPE South Central Chapter

Jan 3, 2017

Congratulations to Rick Moore, Business Operations Manager, MW Region Construction Services Group, and Ashley Frosell, Team Leader, Design Services Group of the Dallas office, for being named President and Secretary, respectively, of the ISPE South Central Chapter for 2017! 

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