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Oct 28 2014

CRB Welcomes Leon Worrell as SE Quality Manager

Leon Worrell joins the CRB Raleigh office as the Quality Manager for the Southeast Region. As a former Construction Quality Director and Construction Manager for CRB Builders, Leon has extensive experience developing project-specific quality plans.
Oct 22 2014

Ashley Frosell Joins CRB!

CRB is excited to welcome Ashley Frosell to the Midwest Region as the Core Team Leader for the new Dallas office.  Ashley’s focus will be to grow and develop CRB’s presence in Texas. 
Oct 15 2014

CRB Presents at Pack Expo

"Improving Packaging Line Efficiency with Simulation." In this presentation, Phil Lyman & Dave Burgos will show an example process model which represents two packaging lines. The assumptions, input data and a typical model configuration process will be described. Example results will be presented from a recently completed simulation study.

Oct 13 2014

Debora Hankinson Joins CRB!

CRB is excited to welcome Debora Hankinson as Director of Strategic Facility Planning based in the Kansas City office. Debora's major focus will be to provide clients with additional knowledge and tools they need to better manage their facility assets and integrate facility strategies with their internal business planning efforts.
Oct 06 2014

Core & Shell Architecture: Why Your Building is Your Brand

When it comes to design, it can be easy to forget that architecture is about more than how your building looks – it's also about how your building feels...the sentiment it creates among the people who live around and work within the building. And for that reason, the architectural design of your building should be about more than the materials and the layout – it should be about your brand.
Oct 02 2014

Lindsay Kenney Elected President of ISPE Rocky Mountain

Newly elected ISPE Rocky Mountain President Lindsay Kenney announces new Board of Directors for the region. The new board is now working to continue providing the Chapter with educational events, information and fun networking opportunities.
Sep 29 2014

Mark Paskanik Reveals the "Back to the Future" Approach to Lab Planning in Lab Design News

CRB's Mark Paskanik, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C is featured in this month's Laboratory Design News. The article entitled, "A Retrospective Look Forward at Lab Planning" looks at when designing laboratories today, CRB draws upon the successes of the past.  

Sep 26 2014

CRB Taking an Active Role in the ISPE OSD Baseline Guide Volume 3 Rewrite

CRB’s reputation as a thought leader and valued contributor to pharmaceutical industry advancement is being demonstrated once again via our participation in the ISPE OSD Baseline Guide Volume 3 rewrite, which is currently being finalized and is under industry review.

Sep 25 2014

CRB Ranks #10 in Pharmaceuticals on ENR's Top 400 Contractors List

The Engineering News-Record released its top 400 Contractors List and CRB ranks #10 in Pharmaceuticals and #39 in Industrial Process.  Every year, ENR conducts a survey of large general contractors, engineers and architects from around the world.
Sep 11 2014

NetApp and CRB Present at Critical Facilities Summit

Project Spotlight: NetApp's Highly Sustainable Global Dynamic Lab No. 2.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014.  8:00-9:00 a.m.  Room 207A Charlotte Convention Center.

Presented by Mark Skiff, PE, CEM, CFM, NetApp, Director of IT Data Center Solutions and Brad Watford, PE, CRB, Senior Electrical Engineer.

Aug 25 2014

Lisa Dorn to Speak at ISPE LA Aseptic Processing Event

Lisa Dorn will be speaking about trends in aseptic processing at the Greater Los Angeles Chapter's Aseptic Processing for Today and Tomorrow event.

September 9, 2014 from noon to 6:30 pm
DPR in Newport Beach
4665 MacArthur Court, Suite 100
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Aug 20 2014

CRB Presents at 2014 I2SL Conference

Please join CRB at the 2014 I2SL Conference September 22-24 at the Caribe Royale in Orlando, Florida. Information on presentations by CRB'ers Alicia Maurer, Don Holden, Kevin Chriswell, Chris Ertl and Mark Paskanik are available at the links provided below.
Aug 19 2014

CRB Reaches Safety Milestone!

CRB is proud to announce that the company this past month reached 5 MILLION safe hours!  The safety milestone was determined by using DART (days away, restricted or transferred), which is a mathematical calculation using the man-hours worked to describe the number of recordable incidents per 100 employees that resulted in lost or restricted days, each year.
Aug 18 2014

BioProcess Design Trailblazer Greg Hoyt Joins CRB & Further Expands Biotech Bench Strength

CRB is pleased to announce the addition of Greg Hoyt to our team as Process Specialist for the biopharm team in the PA office.  With an impressive resume of innovative bioprocess design experience, Greg’s capabilities will offer an excellent complement to such CRB biotech authorities as Allan Bream, Ken Jacobson and Kim Nelson.

Jul 17 2014

CRB Named to Zweig’s “Hot Firm 2014” List of the Fastest-Growing Companies in A/E/P Industry

ZweigWhite has announced the 2014 Hot Firm List, an exclusive ranking of the fastest growing firms in the A/E/P and environmental consulting industry. CRB ranked No. 26 in the Top 100 of all firms. This list represents a look at the firms in the architecture, engineering, planning and environmental industries that posted the highest percentage revenue growth and dollar revenue growth over a three-year period compared to the other entrants.
Jul 16 2014

CRB Ranks #3 in Pharma on ENR's Top 500 Design Firms List

The Engineering News-Record released its top 500 Design Firms List in Pharmaceuticals and CRB ranks #3. The Top 500 Design Firms list, published annually in April, ranks the 500 largest U.S.-based designs firms, both publicly and privately held, based on design-specific revenue.  CRB also ranks #12 in Industrial Process.

Jul 14 2014

CRB Subject Matter Experts Driving Innovation at Autodesk University

CRB thought leaders are driving innovation in Virtual Design and Construction (VDC). Each year, VDC professionals from around the world gather for Autodesk University, the world's largest computer-aided design conference.
Jul 11 2014

CRB Opens Los Angeles Office

CRB has announced the opening of its Los Angeles, CA office to further support and develop its growing client base. CRB's decision to strengthen its Los Angeles presence stems from increasing involvement in the region and underscores a continued effort to be local to its clients.
Jun 30 2014

Herbalife Featured in Wholesale & Distribution Magazine - Summer 2014 Edition

Check out the Herbalife article published in Wholesale & Distribution Magazine - Summer 2014 edition - to learn more about Herbalife's 'seed-to-feed' supply chain strategy and their plan to double their size by 2020. CRB is proud to have been apart of this publication! 

Jun 16 2014

Niranjan Kulkarni, PhD receives Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

CRB is pleased to announce that Niranjan Kulkarni,PhD, Operations Specialist in our Boston Office, is now a certified Master Black Belt (Lean Six Sigma).
Jun 10 2014

CRB Featured in Philadelphia Business Journal "The List: Architectural Firms"

CRB was a new addition to the Philadelphia Business Journal last week, featured for the first time on “The List: Architectural Firms” at spot #24.  The list is based on 2013 local billings for the office, which totaled over $2 Million last year.
May 30 2014

Celgene Receives the ENR California Top Projects Award of Merit for Interior / Tenant Improvement

The Celgene Laboratory Tenant Improvement Project in San Diego, California recently received ENR California Top Projects Award of Merit for Interior/Tenant Improvement. By optimizing the collaborative benefits of design-build delivery, the project team completed this fast-track lab and office build-out ahead of schedule and under budget.

May 28 2014

Niranjan Kulkarni, PhD to Present at the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC)

‘Improving Efficiency of Downstream Operations in the Nutraceutical Industry’ by Niranjan Kulkarni, PhD, will be published in the proceedings of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC).  Dr. Kulkarni will also present his paper on June 2 during the conference at the Palais des Congrés de Montréal in Canada.

May 14 2014

CRB Announces New Shareholders

CRB is pleased to announce the new Shareholders of CRB Consulting Engineers (Associates) and CRB Builders (Members).
May 09 2014

Doug Conrath Named as Principal

CRB is pleased to announce Doug Conrath, Western Region Leader, has been promoted to principal of the firm.

"Doug has been a key part of CRB's success almost since the very beginning – first as a client and for the last 22 years as an employee," says Jeff Biskup, President & CEO of CRB. "Since he joined the firm, Doug has always demonstrated strong leadership and technical skills, and the great vision of a strong leader. With Doug's support, we look forward to CRB's continued growth and future success."
Apr 16 2014

CRB Jumps 9 Spots on ENR's Top 500 Design Firms List

CRB jumps nine spots from 140 to 131 on ENR's Top 500 Design Firms List based on 2013 revenue growth. Each year, the Engineering News-Record provides their Top 500 Design Firms List, including domestic and international markets. Taken as a group, the Top 500 firms had design revenue of $92.69 billion in 2013, up 2.7% from $90.24 billion in 2012.
Apr 07 2014

CRB Presents at ISPE Technology Conference April 8th, 2014

Please join CRB at the ISPE Carolina-South Atlantic Chapter's 21st Annual Life Sciences Technology Conference. Marc Pelletier, PhD, Director of Process Technology will present during the Enabling Integrated Continuous Bioprocessing Session (NCBC BPD Track).
Apr 05 2014

Renee Benson to Speak at Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America

In early 2013 the Brewers Association engaged a technical team to develop a keg performance and safety guidelines for use by all U.S. brewing industry stakeholders. In this seminar, Renee Benson will introduce the guidelines, discuss research and methodology, and answer your questions about kegs and the BA's new keg performance guidelines.  
Apr 05 2014

Visit CRB at the Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference

Visit CRB at Booth 414 at the Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Mar 27 2014

UNPA Welcomes CRB as its Newest Member

SALT LAKE CITY (March 27, 2014) — The United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA), an international association of forward-looking companies dedicated to providing consumers with natural health products of superior quality, benefit and reliability, is pleased to welcome leading global design, construction and consulting firm CRB as its newest Science & Technology Services member.
Mar 24 2014

Biogen Idec Flexible Volume Manufacturing Project

Biogen Idec
Flexible Volume Manufacturing Project
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
Mar 24 2014

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

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.
Mar 24 2014

Master Planning Through Dynamic Simulation

An Integrated Approach to Master Planning Through Dynamic Simulation

When developing a master plan, enhancing your approach with process simulation will lead to more insightful facility and site decisions.
Mar 20 2014

CFD modeling drives innovative design at NetApp Global Dynamic Lab 2

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) has become an integral part of the design process for CRB's biotech, pharmaceutical and advanced technology clients. Our CFD modeling experts calculate air flow rates, model temperature distribution and airflow patterns to develop innovative solutions for our clients.
Mar 14 2014

Ken Ederington Advances CRB’s Architectural Presence in Southern California

CRB is excited to welcome Ken Ederington, RA to the Science and Technology (S&T) team as an Architectural Discipline Lead and Senior Laboratory Planner for Southern California.

 

Feb 21 2014

CRB to Provide Technical Training at ISPE LA’s Half Day Class

Noel Maestre will present on industry standards, codes, specification and general system design for High Purity Piping at ISPE Greater Los Angeles Chapter's High Purity Piping System Engineering Design and Installation Half Day Class.
Feb 14 2014

Neutrogena Presents CRB Builders with the First Erella Dimentstein Contractor of The Year Safety Award

Neutrogena Corporation recently recognized CRB with its first Erella Dimentstein Contractor of the Year Safety Award in recognition of outstanding Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability (EHS&S) compliance at Neutrogena.
Jan 22 2014

Alicia Maurer Named to ENR's Top 20 Under 40

CRB is proud to announce that Alicia Maurer, AIA, was selected as a recipient of ENR Mountain States Top 20 Under 40 award winners!
Dec 19 2013

CRB’s Don Holden Published in “Laboratory Design”

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.
Dec 18 2013

CRB Wins Design-Build Award

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.

Dec 18 2013

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

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.

Nov 07 2013

CRB Names Local Leadership to Head New Maryland Office

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.
Nov 07 2013

BIM - Three Factors to Consider

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:
Nov 05 2013

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

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.
Oct 28 2013

CRB Presents at the 2013 ISPE Annual Meeting

If you are attending the ISPE Annual Meeting, please join us for the following sessions.
Oct 21 2013

James J. Scott joins CRB as General Counsel

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.
Oct 21 2013

CRB Staff Moderating at IMN 4th Annual Conference

CRB Staff Moderates at Financing, Investing & Real Estate Development for Data Centers
When: October 28-29, 2013
Where: San Jose, CA
Oct 18 2013

Distinguished Builder Chuck Glynn Joins CRB

We are pleased to announce that Chuck Glynn has joined CRB's Southern California operation as part of Senior Leadership for CRB Builders.
Oct 04 2013

CRB Opens Atlanta Office

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.
Sep 23 2013

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

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.
Sep 19 2013

CRB Presents at I2SL 2013 Annual Conference

Visit CRB at 2013 I2SL Annual Conference
Booth # 8
September 24-26, 2013
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sep 12 2013

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

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.
Aug 30 2013

CRB Can-Do Community Outreach Challenge

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.
Aug 28 2013

Biotech Veteran Joe Morin Signs On with CRB

With over 20 years of experience in biotech engineering, Joe Morin comes to CRB as a Project Director.
Aug 08 2013

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

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.
Aug 06 2013

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

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.
Aug 01 2013

Marc Pelletier Acknowledged in BioPharm International Magazine Article

CRB biotech thought-leader Marc Pelletier was recently acknowledged in a BioPharm International magazine article titled "Additional Challenges to the New Cleanroom Paradigm."
Jul 08 2013

CRB Ranked #2 in Pharmaceuticals for 2013

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

Jun 24 2013

Congratulations Marika Hawes-Ruhrup

Marika Hawes-Ruhrup was elected as Secretary for the West Michigan Chapter of ASHRAE Board.
Jun 24 2013

Congratulations Ryan Callahan

Please join CRB in congratulating Ryan Callahan! Ryan was recently appointed as the Kalamazoo County Drafting Advisory Committee Chair!
Jun 20 2013

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

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.
Jun 19 2013

Kevin M. Debbs Awarded the Credential of CPIP™

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)!
Jun 17 2013

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

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.
Jun 13 2013

CRB - Raleigh's Herbalife Project Featured in the News

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.
Jun 12 2013

Paula Van Valkenburgh Named Chair of Michigan Board of Architects

Please join CRB in congratulating Paula Van Valkenburgh on being named Chair of the Michigan Board of Architects.
Jun 11 2013

CRB Introduces Steve Black as Science & Technology Senior Project Manager

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.
Jun 07 2013

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

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.
May 21 2013

CRB Staff Moderating at IMN Conference

Financing, Investing & Real Estate Development for Data Centers

When:
May 30-31, 2013
May 15 2013

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Expert Dave DiProspero Joins CRB!

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.
May 08 2013

CRB Presents at Tradeline 2013 International Conference on Research Facilities

CRB is pleased to announce that Niranjan Kulkarni, PhD will be presenting at the 2013 International Conference on Research Facilities.
Apr 16 2013

Congratulations New Associates & Senior Associates of CRB

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.

Apr 10 2013

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

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.
Apr 10 2013

CRB Presents: Optimizing Cage Wash Operations for more Focused Animal Study Operations at TurnKey 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!
Mar 28 2013

Marc Pelletier to Present Trends in Closed Processing for Flexible Facility Design at IBC 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.
Mar 11 2013

Elizabeth Dorn to Present at Innovation Symposium 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.
Mar 06 2013

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

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.
Mar 01 2013

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

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.
Dec 07 2012

CRB Participates in Data Center Design Webinar

On December 13th, 2012 CRB's Dana Etherington, CEM, LEED AP BD+C and Kimball Shahrokhi, PE, LEED AP will be contributing as panelists during Mission Critical Magazine's Free Webinar, Predicting the Energy Consumption in Data Center Design. Hosted by Paul Bemis, CEO of Applied Math Modeling, Inc., the webinar will explore a recent data center design and how the process used can be generalized for new or existing designs with the goal of cutting costs by focusing on energy efficient design.
Dec 04 2012

CRB Receives ISPE 2012 Company of the Year Award

St. Louis, MO (November 28, 2011) – Clark, Richardson & Biskup (CRB) was recognized as the 2012 Company of the Year by ISPE, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, during the organization's annual meeting held in San Francisco, California on November 11-14, 2012.

Nov 08 2012

CRB Professionals to Speak at Sessions at ISPE Annual Meeting 2012

The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) will hold its Annual Meeting November 11-14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. This four-day conference will include networking, exhibits, and educational and regulatory sessions. CRB professionals will serve as speakers in different areas of expertise.
Sep 25 2012

CRB Breaks Ground with Upstate Medical University on Public Cord Blood Bank

As the preeminent provider of professional engineering and architectural services to the life sciences industry, CRB is pleased to announce its partnership with Upstate Medical University and Francis Cauffman to design the new Upstate Cord Blood Bank processing and storage facility in the state of New York.
Sep 20 2012

Mark von Stwolinski to Teach ISPE Design Course

Mark von Stwolinski, Vice President of Facility Integration at CRB, will instruct a two-day classroom training course on Sterile Product Manufacturing Facilities in Chicago, Illinois on September 26 and 27, 2012. The course will focus on the newly published second edition of the ISPE Baseline® Guide: Sterile Product Manufacturing Facilities and the FDA's newly published Guidance for Industry: Sterile Drug Products Produced by Aseptic Processing - Current Good Manufacturing Practice to provide an understanding of the key requirements and GMPs for sterile manufacturing facilities.
Jul 27 2012

Ceva Biomune Kicks off $7 Million R&D Facility Renovation

Ceva Biomune, a world leader in animal health vaccines, hosted a kick-off event on Friday, July 20, 2012, for the renovation of its R&D facility. Currently, R&D operates out of 2,200 square feet of lab space. The renovation will give the team 18,000 square feet of BSL-2 (bio safety level 2) laboratory space and 15,000 square feet of office space. Thirty of Ceva's R&D professionals will work out of leased space in the Venture Accelerator on the Kansas Bioscience Park campus for the one-year duration of the renovation. CRB was awarded the design-build project.
Jul 26 2012

CRB Ranks for the First Time on ENR’s Top 200 International Design Firms List

Each year the Engineering News-Record provides their Top 200 International Design Firms list for the global market. According to the article, as a group the Top 200 saw an increase in revenue from $57.66 billion in 2010 up to $65.31 billion in 2011, a 13.3 percent increase for international projects. The domestic revenue increased as well by 9.8 percent, up from $59.40 billion in 2010 to $65.24 billion in 2011. Overall design revenue was up 11.4 percent from 2010. The largest increase represents the Latin American/Caribbean market who gained a 37.8 percent increase from 2010.
Jun 27 2012

Niranjan Kulkarni, PhD Published in ISERC

CRB is pleased to announce that Niranjan Kulkarni, PhD, has published two articles in the Proceedings of the 2012 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC).
Jun 01 2012

George Hachem speaks on panel at IMN's Conference in NYC

IMN held their 2nd Annual Spring Forum on May 23rd & 24th, 2012, in New York City on Financing, Investing & Real Estate Development for Data Centers. George Hachem spoke as a guest panelist at the event of 450 attendees. He shared his expertise as a member of the Data Center Design, Implementation & Construction Panel including topics on how to optimize performance, designing for future expansion and upgrades, and discussion on the latest industry innovations.
May 10 2012

CRB Speaking at ISPE’s Boston Chapter Process Design Principals Conference

On Thursday, May 10th, Christian Lim, Process Engineer and Project Manager at CRB, will be a sharing his experience as a panelist at the Process Design Principals conference. Additional panelists include Rajesh Beri, Ph.D., Director, Manufacturing Sciences and Technology, Lonza Biologics; Judy Bodette, Deputy Director of Process Engineering, Sanofi Pasteur; and Anton R. Edmund, Ph.D. The session will be moderated by Doyle Johnson, New England Operations Leader, Hargrove Engineers + Constructors.
May 04 2012

CRB Jumps 21 Spots on ENR’s Top 500 List

CRB celebrates an upgrade from number 154 to 133 on ENR's Top 500 Design Firms List based on 2011 revenue growth. Each year, the Engineering News-Record provides their Top 500 Design Firms List, including domestic and international markets. 2011 results presented the first time in three years that the Top 500 experienced revenue growth - an overall increase of 6.6 percent from 2010. The group's revenue grew from $79.82 billion in 2010 to $85.06 billion in 2011. CRB helped contribute to that rise in revenue, with a company increase of 16.16 percent revenue growth from 2010 to 2011.
Apr 26 2012

Lindsay Kenney to Speak at ISPE Rocky Mountain Meeting

April 26, 2012 at the ISPE Rocky Mountain Spring Education Meeting, Lindsay Kenney will present a Project Case Study on Process Simulation Modeling for Facility Operations Improvement and Expansion.
Apr 06 2012

Jeff Biskup, Witold Lehmann, Published in Pharmaceutical Engineering

CRB is pleased to announce that Jeff Biskup and Witold Lehmann, in conjunction with Bob Matje from Pfizer and Stephen Sirabian from Glatt Air Techniques, have published an article in Pharmaceutical Engineering magazine titled, "Application of Pre-Owned Equipment in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Operations."
Mar 26 2012

Niranjan Kulkarni, PhD, Published in Pharmaceutical Engineering

CRB is pleased to announce that Niranjan Kulkarni, PhD, has published an article in Pharmaceutical Engineering magazine, "Determining Minimum Number of Weigh Rooms to Meet Target Throughput."
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