XOMA Building 2 cGMP Manufacturing Facility

Berkeley, California

XOMA is an industry leader in the discovery, development, and manufacture of therapeutic antibodies.

Howell Electric was selected to provide pre-construction, electrical engineering, electrical construction, and cGMP commissioning for XOMA’s 28,000 sf upgrade.

This project features: modernization of a 28,000 sf pharmaceutical manufacturing facility, extensive remodeling throughout XOMA’s fill area, purification and fermentation suites, complex modifications to product and personnel flows, phased surgical construction that allowed XOMA to continue manufacturing during this work, these upgrades allowed for compliance with cGMP and EMEA standards.

The MEP systems consisted of new pharmaceutical grade stainless steel clean room lighting throughout the manufacturing areas, extensive modifications to the supply air and exhaust systems, airlock pressurization controls, and large capacity WFI pharmaceutical grade water system including the installation of all process controls wiring.

Project Details

  • Architect
    Flour Enterprises, Inc.
  • Engineer
    Howell Electric
  • Construction
  • Electrical

Special Features

  • cGMP Validated Facility
  • New Pharmaceutical Grade Lighting
  • Airlock Pressurization Controls

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