Modubuild scoop “Large Project of the Year” Award at the Pharma Industry Awards 2020

By December 4, 2020July 5th, 2021News

Modubuild rose to the challenge to successfully deliver complex multi-million euro Vaccine Facility in record breaking time despite Covid Challenges.

Modubuild, the Kilkenny headquartered high tech modular construction company with operations and offices across multiple European countries has received a prestigious award having designed and constructed a multi million euro, turnkey vaccine facility for Global Biopharma Company Wuxi Vaccines in less than half the time that projects of this nature normally take. The project won the award for “Large Project of the Year” at the Pharma Industry Awards 2020 which took place virtually in December.

Modubuilds team designed and constructed the entire Vaccine facility in their Castlecomer factory at the same time that the planning application and site preparations were taking place at the client’s site. Mechanical, electrical and process systems as well as internal architectural fit-out was fully complete in Modubuild’s factory, which meant the building was ready to roll out soon as the site foundations were ready. Modubuild transported the building to site in large Modules and re-assembled the entire two story building at the clients site in nine days leaving the facility ready for utility connections, hookups and commissioning.

Modubuild have been leading the way in High Tech Volumetric Modular Construction for a number of years, having invested heavily in a 140,000 square foot state of the art factory in Castlecomer, Ireland. The company has made very significant investments in R&D, Lean Manufacturing & Digitisation. The Kilkenny company has also focused heavily on talent acquisition and development over recent years to meet growing demands, Modubuild currently employs over 400 people across its operations with over 70 staff dedicated to activities such as design, engineering project management, quality and safety etc.

Modubuild has experienced phenomenal growth over recent years having delivered projects for Blue Chip clients in countries such as Netherlands, UK, Germany, Denmark, Sweden & Finland in addition to significant growth in the Irish market. The company also has plans to enter new markets over the coming year. Commenting on the continued success of the business Modubuild’s CEO Kevin Brennan said: “We have an amazing team of ambitious people who are driving the business forward, we have managed to maintain strong growth in 2020 & 2021 despite the extreme challenges associated with Covid 19 & brexit. We see significant growth opportunities going forward as demand increases for our fast track and we will meet these demands through our continued investment in people, digital technology and R&D”

Modubuild is a leading international specialist contractor providing fast track Modular Construction services to blue chip clients throughout Ireland, UK and Mainland Europe. They operate in sectors such as Data Centres, Biotech, Pharmaceutical, Food/Beverage and Infrastructure.

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