PASADENA, Calif., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that three of its projects received Facility of the Year Awards (FOYA) from the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE), INTERPHEX and Pharmaceutical Processing magazine, sponsors of the awards program.
The Vaccine Bulk Manufacturing Facility (VBF) Program of Projects at the Merck facility in Durham, N.C. received the FOYA for Facility Integration. Jacobs provided engineering, procurement, construction management and commissioning/validation services, as well as full modular design and fabrication for the manufacturing facility.
Chiesi Farmaceutici's Research and Development Centre in Parma, Italy won the FOYA for Sustainability. Jacobs executed master planning and laboratory programming, design services, authority application, project and construction management and commissioning for the facility.
The National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) received the FOYA for Special Recognition for Novel Collaboration for its New Greenfield facility in Dublin, Ireland. Jacobs performed concept design, planning application, project management, architecture, process, civil/structural, electrical, BMS, mechanical, building services, contract administration and services during construction for the project.
In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Bob Pragada stated, "We appreciate the trust our clients have in us to execute their award-winning projects. It is a great honor and privilege to be a valued service provider and a trusted partner to our clients while delivering world class manufacturing and developmental facilities to the industry."
The FOYA program recognizes pharmaceutical manufacturing projects that use new and innovative technologies to enhance project delivery and reduce production costs of high quality medicines for patients worldwide.
Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services.
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