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Working With GlaxoSmithKline To Expand Their Manufacturing Facility

We are very pleased to once again be working with Merit Holdings on a GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) expansion project for a second manufacturing facility, using the Puracore cleanroom panel system.

Stancold are currently working on site with Merit to create a 250m² Rapid Development Area for Oral Solid Dose Production. This initial project was designed to set the benchmark for the larger project, which will start in the summer.

The site, located in Ware in Hertfordshire, is a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility for drug products including tablets, capsules and inhalers.

The next phase of the project involves installing 3314m² of Puracore Cleanroom panels to create a series of cleanrooms that include storage, processing facilities for wet materials, drying and pressing and staff changing rooms. Our installer team will also be on site for around 14 weeks, installing up to 500m² of panel a week and 40 Puracore doors.

Stancold will be installing Puracore cleanroom panels, made on site in Bristol by our sister company. 50mm Framed Aluminium Honeycomb cored panels will be used for both the walls and ceiling, finished with a 0.5mm uPVC white food safe laminate.

Puracore panels meet all ISO 14644 classification requirements and are manufactured in our ISO9001 accredited facility, which is one of the reasons that GSK and Merit decided to work with us again.

This impressive new facility will enable GSK to increase their production of oral solid dose pharmaceuticals in the UK and we are looking forward to getting to work on this impressive and challenging installation that really allows us to make the most of our decades of experience and technical expertise.

If you want to find out more about our cleanroom installation options or how Puracore panels can help you to create a bespoke hygienic environment then contact us online or give us a call on 01173167000.