Introduction to Pharamceutical

While many other firms have some technical background and experience, Turner has a group that focuses exclusively on technical issues for biopharmaceutical / biotechnology industry clients. This technical services group includes individuals with engineering degrees (including chemical, biologic, biochemical, mechanical, and electrical, as well as advanced post-graduate degrees) as well as members who have experience with design, installation and operation of ultra pure water systems, pure gas systems, high purity piping and clean-rooms.

We serve each of Turner's 46 business units from our office in New Jersey, traveling to job-sites as needed to provide the highest level and quality of support to our project teams and clients.

We have have established procedures and systems necessary to control the project delivery process and we have managed some of the most sophisticated and challenging pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturing projects in the world.  Our clients have received numerous awards including: Lab of the Year (ENR) & Facility of the Year (ISPE).

The Pharmaceutical Group has the following capabilities:

  • Preliminary Conceptual Design: We are familiar with Process Simulation software; our staff has experience in initial facility master planning and BOD development.
  • Scope Development: We can help determine the client's facility needs, constructability, cost, possible schedule.
  • Detail Process and Facility Programming: We can help determine the equipment and layout that best suits the client's needs.
  • Process Design Scope Control: We work with the project team to help the client get the design they want, without exceeding their budget.
  • Design Review: We can provide a critical second look at design documents, not only for value engineering purposes, but for GMP compliance and constructability.
  • Equipment Selection: We can call upon our experience to make product, vendor and manufacturer recommendations.
  • Equipment Expediting and Factory Inspections: We perform periodic, onsite inspections to confirm equipment fabrication and delivery is on schedule and per the specifications.
  • QA/QC: We believe implementation and execution of a well-defined quality plan is essential to the successful commissioning, qualification and operation of a biotech / pharmaceutical facility
  • FAT/SAT Testing: We can develop Factory and Site Acceptance Test Plans and assist in their execution.
  • Commissioning: We can help develop and execute commissioning test plans in addition to managing the commissioning process.
  • Validation: We can manage validation, make recommendations about validation contractor selection and protocol development and assist with validation master planning and turnover package compilation.


  • Robert Goworek

    Vice President & Construction Executive
    (908) 705-6382

  • Bernice Bako

    National Marketing Director
    (203) 258-2017

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