Manufacturing / Pharmaceuticals

Quinn Glass, Ince, Cheshire

Project: Quinn Glass Integrated Plant, Filling Hall and Automated Warehouse

Client : Quinn Group

Contract Value Range: +£200 Mill

Project & Services: Based on the site of the old Ince Power Station, with remediation underground services & tunnels and the building of the 1st UK Bottle manufacture, filling and storage single site environment. The plant consists of 2 furnaces, 21 production lines an extensive filling hall and an automated warehouse of 13 acres holding 282,000 pallets.

Plan Ahead consultants provided all the onsite Planning & Project Controls for the in house Quinn construction team on what was a very fast track build against extremely tight timescales.

Lactose / Inhaler Projects, Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Project: Transition of an MDI with Counter from the R&D stage through to full production

Client: GlaxoSmithKline

Contract Value Range: +£77 Million

Project & Services: Transition of the world’s first Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI) with Counter from the Research and Development (R&D) stage through to full production for the global market. This truly multinational project was undertaken in 7 locations, in 5 countries.

The Plan Ahead consultant developed the Research and Development ‘handover’ programme, and establishing project controls measures to aid the Production Development stage to make a smooth transition into full production at factories in France and the USA.

Secondary Manufacturing Plant, Algeria

Project: Boudouaou Secondary Manufacturing Facility

Client: GlaxoSmithKline (International)

Contract Value Range: +£15 Million

Project & Services: Located in Boudouaou, Algeria the project being the construction of the 1st GSK manufacturing and packaging facility in Algeria.

A Plan Ahead consultant developed the construction and commissioning programmes in cooperation with a local architectural practice. They were also tasked with providing a monthly project monitoring and reporting service encompassing design, procurement and construction along with mentoring of Algerian personnel from the architectural practice in aspects of project controls.

Our Projects

  • Quinn Glass, Ince, Cheshire
  • Lactose / Inhaler Projects, Stevenage, Hertfordshire
  • Secondary Manufacturing Plant, Algeria
  • Secondary Manufacturing Plant, Suzhou, China
  • Migration of a R&D Project for a MDI Counter into Global Production, UK / France / USA
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