Laboratory/Research Planning, Design and Construction

ACS understands the importance of planning, engineering design and construction techniques as required to achieve high containment and high sterility in demanding environments inside laboratory, pharmaceutical and manufacturing facilities. We also have experience in the delivery of high purity water systems including Water For Injection (WFI) systems and in Pharmaceutical/Medical device manufacturing cGMP facilities.

We have a strong history with complex facility projects and construction contractors in Wisconsin and nationwide, having successfully completed research facility projects for:

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Battelle, Inc.
  • Diametrics Medical
  • Filtertek
  • IBA/Griffith Micro Sciences
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Mentor Biologics
  • Monsanto
  • Nanosphere
  • Pharming Transgenic Technologies
  • PPD Development, LLC
  • Promega
  • The State of Wisconsin
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
  • University Research Park

ACS provides a full range of services including control systems and equipment solutions as well as engineering/design, construction management, site supervision and commissioning. Services can be contracted individually or as a fully integrated project with ACS assuming single source responsibility.

Key features on past projects have included:

  • BSL-2, BSL-3, BSL-3E and BSL 3Ag Spaces
  • Effluent Decontamination System [EDS]
  • Lab equipment specification and installation including rack washers, autoclaves, fume hoods, refrigerators and lab specialties
  • Class 1,000, 10,000 and 100,00 Cleanrooms
  • High purity water system
  • High volume 100% fresh air HVAC systems
  • Supply air handling unit and roof-mounted heat recovery systems
  • Procedure rooms, holding rooms and wet labs
  • Central nitrogen system and circulating de-ionized
  • Custom laboratory containing specialized equipment carts and research-grade medical gas services