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Wohlsen Breaks Ground on New Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Facility

Posted in: News on February 7, 2017

Wohlsen Construction Company recently participated in a groundbreaking for Dätwyler Sealing Solutions’ new manufacturing facility.  Dätwyler, a 100-year-old Swiss-based company, will produce rubber closures for pharmaceutical business, such as caps, stoppers, and syringes at this new state-of-the-art plant in Middletown, Delaware, the first of its type in the country.

Construction will begin in February 2017, and will be completed in time to start production in the third quarter of 2018. The 222,000 SF building will include a multi-story office and process facility with mezzanines. Custom process equipment is being developed and manufactured for installation. The project will incorporate Good Manufacturing Practices, Lean Manufacturing Practices, clean rooms, and will include very high quality standards. The facility is being designed and constructed to allow for future expansion.

Wohlsen will be the design-builder and has teamed with Becker Morgan for Architectural and structural services and Concord Engineering for MEP services.

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