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Waste Not, Want Not! Boulting win AstraZeneca Solvent Recycling System contract

28th September

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Boulting, the multi-disciplined engineering solutions provider, has been awarded a 12-month contract by AstraZeneca (AZ) to install a new solvent recovery process at its Bristol facility.

As part of its drive to continuously improve environmental performance, AZ has sanctioned a new solvent recovery processing plant for build and installation at its Avlon manufacturing facility in Bristol.

Summary of Engineering Scope

The project will call upon Boulting's core capabilities with input from Mechanical, Electrical & Instrumentation and Process Control. The team, led by Group Project Manager Bob Lindsay, will provide a fully integrated, turnkey solution, with services including:

  • Engineering & Design project management
  • Procurement of plant and equipment
  • Pipe work, MCC's, control panels and I/O racks
  • PLC & HMI systems
  • Dismantling and construction
  • Inspection, testing and commissioning

AZ has selected the services of a specialist process engineering company to design and build the solvent recovery process unit (SRU); Boulting are working with this team.

Boulting will complete the installation of electrical and instrumentation equipment and cabling throughout, which will include MCC modifications and a new control panel and I/O rack to be built at Boulting's dedicated Switchgear and Intelligent MCC manufacturing workshop at Penketh, Warrington.

On completion, the new system will help AZ realise significant environmental benefits

Bob Lindsay commented, "Boulting has a long-standing relationship with AstraZeneca built over many years and we are delighted to have been awarded this contract. We have the in-house capability to deliver the complete scope of services and the team is looking forward to delivering a high-quality, single-service engineering solution."


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