Major 3-storey extension to tablet manufacturing at Wyeth Pharmaceutical Newbridge, consisting of new process building and ancillary services, through isolated dispensing, granulation, milling/drying, blending, compression and coating of the tablets from cold storage of raw material through to fully coated tablets ready for packaging.
The process is spread over the three floors of the production building being supported by post hoists, automated goods vehicles, discharge stations and lifts.
RKD provided architectural consultancy services as part of the design and build team on site for the layouts, containment suites and the laboratories.
Pfizer Newbridge was established in Co Kildare in 1992. RKD developed the original facility in Newbridge. Since then, successive expansions have seen the site grow from 40 to over 120 acres in a facility of over 1,000,000 sq ft making it one of Europe's largest manufacturers of solid dose pharmaceuticals.
Today, Newbridge is a centre of excellence for the global and regional supply of established products as well as a manufacturer for new and innovative therapies that are currently in the research and development pipeline.
The facility currently supplies over 80 product formulations across a wide range of product categories including central nervous system, hormone therapy and oral contraceptive to more than 100 markets around the world.
Newbridge, Co. Kildare
19,500 sq. m