Pfizer works on expanding its packaging department in Puurs. This department comprises of 16 packaging lines for sterile medication, but will evolve to 32 lines. With Sweco Belgium as a partner, Pfizer is given a combination of services for both the design of clean room packaging lines, the engineering of industrial building installations and the design of an architecturally stunning building to guide this large-scale order.
Duration: 18 months
Phases: Basic Engineering, Detailed Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management
Pfizer has grown into the largest biopharmaceutical company in the world, employing over 100,000 people in 150 countries. The branch in Puurs is Pfizer’s largest manufacturing and packaging unit in Europe. Every year, the 1,300 employees ensure the production and packaging of over 200 million units of eye drops and sterile, mainly injectable, medication in bottles, ampoules and syringes. Over 90% of the production is exported by Pfizer to 170 countries world-wide.
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