Modernization of Pharmaceutical Plant - Gruenenthal Ecuador

The pharmaceutical plant „Tecnandina S.A.“ belonging to the Gruenenthal Ecuatoriana C.Ltda was renovated and extended. Their products include solid, semi-solid and liquid pharmaceuticals. An extensive master plan was designed in order to include extensions.

Projectdata

Client / Building Owner Koppenhöfer & Partner GmbH / Tecnandina S.A.
Architect Koppenhöfer & Partner GmbH / Mr. Köhler, Mr. Hägele
Time of performance / construction period 2001 - 2003
Asset groups Sanitary Facilities, Heating, Ventilation, Control Technology, AC, Technical Gases, BMS, Ultrapure Water Systems, Sprinkler Systems
Phases of Construction LP1 - LP4
Costs Technical Building Services/ Volume 5,5 Mio €
Project Details

The pharmaceutical plant „Tecnandina S.A.“ belonging to the Gruenenthal Ecuatoriana C.Ltda was renovated and extended. Their products include solid, semi-solid and liquid pharmaceuticals. An extensive master plan was designed in order to include extensions.

 

  • The goal was to modernize the pharmaceutical plant and to raise its manufacturing process to GMP-standards. Also, resources were provided in order to expand their product line that would lead to the realization of their Latin-American-Project (including an extension project).

 

A new manufacturing and order picking hall was constructed. It also included mechanical rooms that allow for future extensions and upgrades according to current GMP-standards. Extension and creation of airlocks for people and/or goods; redevelopment of laboratories located in the main building including installation of new technical building services.


Major Project and Trades Details:

 

  • start of project plans 11/2001, start of first construction phase 07/2003
  • planned trades: sanitary facilities, heating, ventilation, control technology, AC, technical gases, BMS system, distribution system of ultrapure water, sprinkler system
  • phases 1 to 4 were performed according to the German Fee Structure for Architects and Engineers
  • ventilation system managing an air amount of 210.000m³/h
  • electro-technics managing 2.000 kW
  • heating managing an amount of approx. 1.100kW
  • refrigeration technology: first construction phase 100kW, second construction phase 300kW
  • compressed air system 650 Nm³/h
  • total costs for technological systems: 5,5 Mio €
  • a list of all trades and services written in English in order to simplify calculations of costs in Ecuador