Within this blog post we will profile how some of our range of Electric and Battery Powered Plant is used throughout Ireland within some of the largest Pharma Companies in the world. And we start off with Abbott in Sligo, but first have a look at some of our fleet on display:
Abbott Diagnostics – Sligo
Abbott’s diagnostics business is based in Finisklin Business Park in Sligo and it’s Diagnostic testing is a compass, providing information that helps in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a range of health conditions. Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools put the power of health in the hands of healthcare professionals, empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Ecoplant provided zero emissions plant that included a Robotic Brokk excavator, various buckets for clearing and moving floor debris and the battery powered, zero emissions, low noise ED1000 1T electric dump truck to move all the materials from the construction sites inside in the pharma facility. A range of Floor and wall saws, compactor plate and transformer completed the plant requirements, all managed and operated on site by James Irwin Construction.
Regeneron – Limerick
Regeneron – LIMERICK’s Regeneron is the largest biotech facility in Ireland. They provide Covid19 related pharma solutions using their proprietary VelociSuite® technologies and their track record against infectious diseases such as Ebola. They made changes to their production site and required zero emission construction equipment. Utilising zero emissions, tight turn, high tip ED1000/ED800 dump truck units the contractors carried out materials from enclosed environments and brought back in and accurately poured concrete. Ecovolve’s performance machines met their needs, hired via HSS/Laois Hire via Ecoplant.
Sanofi – Waterford
Sanofi – Sanofi’s Waterford based pharma plant provides consumer healthcare, vaccines, and medicines for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, thrombosis, rare diseases and atopic dermatitis. Ecoplant recently provided zero emissions plant for construction projects on site that included a 1.9t plug in hybrid electric digger, various buckets for clearing and moving floor debris and the High tip ED1500 1.5t electric dump truck to move all the materials from the construction sites inside the pharma facility. Speed, zero emissions and the low noise associated with using electric plant on these projects means that from a cost and a CBD perspective, the Ecoplant products delivered. Plant was hired and utilised by Robert Quinn Ltd.
WuXi Biologics – Dundalk
WuXi – WuXi Biologics is a leading global open-access biologics technology platform offering end-to-end solutions to empower organizations to discover, develop and manufacture biologics from concept to commercial manufacturing. Their new Dundalk facility required hybrid electric zero emissions excavators, various buckets for clearing and moving floor debris and floor saws for precise cutting. All of the electric, low noise powerful equipment was available from Ecoplant and hired via Jones Engineering.
Steris – STERIS Applied Sterilization Technologies (AST) – Tullamore
Steris – STERIS Applied Sterilization Technologies (AST) provides contract sterilization, laboratory testing, and product and packaging testing services to manufacturers of medical devices, pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, and industrial products. Expanding their facility, they required access to a fully electric zero emissions teleporter/telehandler to work internally across multiple zones within the facility. The 6M reach, all wheel drive power and its compact dimensions enable internal access and the full day capacity ensures that this plant proves its worth daily, Leamore Construction are the Ecoplant clients.