CRB Receives ISPE 2012 Company of the Year Award

CRB Receives ISPE 2012 Company of the Year Award

Dec 4, 2012

St. Louis, MO

Clark, Richardson & Biskup (CRB) was recognized as the 2012 Company of the Year by ISPE, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, during the organization’s annual meeting held in San Francisco, California on November 11-14, 2012.

ISPE’s Company of the Year Award honors a company that continually supports the Society’s commitment to providing knowledge and best practices that help meet the technical challenges of the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry. CRB professionals serve as: authors of ISPE’s Guidance Documents, lead contributors to several ISPE “Communities of Practice,” ISPE Chapter board members, and regular speakers and session leaders at ISPE events.

Jeff Biskup, CRB’s President and CEO, says, “We are honored to be recognized as ISPE’s Company of the Year. I am very proud of CRB’s ongoing contributions to ISPE in support of the Society’s commitment to advancing the educational and technical efficiency of its members. CRB employs hundreds of the most talented engineers, architects, constructors and related support professionals in the world. One of the most important things we do is to contribute our valuable talents and expertise to make the world a better place.”

This is the second time CRB has been recognized by ISPE as Company of the Year. In 2000, CRB was the first professional services firm to ever receive the Company of the Yearaward. In addition to being named Company of the Year, CRB has been recognized numerous times by the Facility of the Year Awards Program, which is co-sponsored by ISPE and INTERPHEX:

· 2011 Facility of the Year Awards Program, Honorable Mention 
for Shire HGT, Project Atlas in Cambridge, Massachusetts USA

· 2010 Facility of the Year Awards Program, Double Category Winner for Equipment Innovation and Process Innovation
for MannKind Corporation, Inhalable Insulin Project in Danbury, Connecticut USA

· 2009 Facility of the Year Awards Program, Category Winner for Sustainability 
for Centocor Biologics, Ltd., BioCork Facility – Bulk Biological Manufacturing Facility in Cork, Ireland

· 2007 Facility of the Year Awards Program, Overall Winner 
for Genentech, Inc., Oceanside Product Operations (NIMO) in Oceanside, California USA

· 2007 Facility of the Year Awards Program, Category Winner
for Facility Integration for Cook Pharmica, LLC., Project Phoenix – Small-Scale Cell Culture Facility in Bloomington, Indiana USA

ABOUT ISPE:

ISPE, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, is the world’s largest not-for-profit association serving its Members through leading scientific, technical and regulatory advancement throughout the entire pharmaceutical lifecycle. The 20,000 Members of ISPE are building solutions in the development and manufacture of safe and effective pharmaceutical and biologic medicines and medical delivery devices in more than 90 countries around the world. Founded in 1980, ISPE has its worldwide headquarters in Tampa, Florida, USA and offices in Brussels, Belgium, Singapore and Shanghai, China. Visit www.ISPE.org for more information.

ABOUT CRB:

CRB is a leading technical services provider, assisting advanced technology organizations in the planning, design, construction and operational support of facilities around the world. Since 1984, CRB has built its reputation on delivering innovative, value-based solutions to meet the specialized design, operational and construction needs of clients in the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Mission Critical, Food & Consumer Products and Science & Technology industries. In 2012, CRB is ranked #2 nationally by Engineering News Record (ENR) in the design of pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities. CRB has offices in Kansas City, MO; St Louis, MO; Raleigh, NC; Philadelphia, PA; San Juan, PR; Boston, MA; Kalamazoo, MI; San Diego, CA; San Jose, CA; and Boulder, CO;. For more information, visit www.crbusa.com.