Roche Ireland, Clarecastle, Clare

  • Client: Roche Ireland
  • Value(€ million): 100
  • Value($ million): 137
  • Completion date: Since 1976
  • PUNCH services: Civil, Structural

PUNCH Consulting Engineers has provided Civil and Structural engineering services to Syntex and Roche Ireland Limited for more than 30 years.  Our services have included new process, office and warehouse buildings and alterations of existing structures, particularly process buildings.  Our civils work has included the upgrading of effluent drainage networks and existing waste water treatment lagoons to comply with the requirements of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  In addition, PUNCH has designed large capacity effluent storage tanks and structural designs and assessments to cater for installation of reactors, centrifuges, pressure vessels and other process equipment.   We have also been involved in the more specialised aspects of industrial project such as acid resistant tiling of main process building and the design of a new 30 metre high multi flue chimney.

The Roche Group is a leading international pharmaceutical and healthcare company.  Roche Ireland Limited is a subsidiary of the Roche Group.  The Irish manufacturing facility was established in 1974 as Syntex Ireland on 36 hectares of land overlooking the Fergus River in Clarecastle, Co Clare.  In 1994 the Roche Group acquired the Syntex Corporation.

PUNCH Consulting Engineers has worked with Syntex and Roche Ireland Limited for more than 30 years.  This relationship highlights our client’s satisfaction with our work and we are proud to continue providing modern, cost effective and sustainable solutions to them and all of our clients.

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