Wood is providing GSK Vaccines (GSK), part of Glaxo Smith Kline Group, with engineering, procurement and construction management services for a new biotech facility to be built in Marburg, Germany.
Marburg/Germany — The new multi-million dollar contract includes detailed design, procurement and subcontracting services, expediting and inspection of process equipment and packages, construction management, coordination of commissioning, engineering follow-up during construction, design qualification, as well as the overall project management.
Wood’s Environment & Infrastructure Solutions business has already completed outline design for the facility, which will produce bulk recombinant proteins used in meningitis vaccines. Completion of commissioning is scheduled for July 2019.
The contract builds on Wood’s 12-year relationship supporting GSK Vaccines across its global portfolio and is the second to be awarded under a five-year master agreement, signed in June 2016. The engineering services provider has been supporting this client for over a decade in locations including Singapore, Belgium, Italy, France and Hungary.