CONSTRUCTION SERVICES GROUP SPECIALIZING IN ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY CONSTRUCTION
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CONTENT ABOUT US ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY SPECIALISTS DELIVERY METHODS TAILORED TO FIT YOUR NEEDS INTEGRATED & SCALABLE RANGE OF SERVICES LEAN THINKING COMPLIANCE, PROCUREMENT, ESTIMATING TECHNOLOGY SAFETY LEADER QUALITY FIRST ONEsolutionâ„¢ CLIENT TESTIMONIALS EXPERIENCE
est. 1984: engineering est. 1997: construction
$375MM construction revenue
250+ construction staff nationwide
11+MM construction safe work hours
INDUSTRY RANKINGS: CONSTRUCTION Engineering News-Record
#5 pharmaceutical construction
industrial process construction
food + beverage construction
top 400 contractors
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY SPECIALISTS Technically advanced facilities require a specialized skill set and expertise not commonly found in general construction companies. CRB’s Construction Services Group specializes in the planning and construction of biotechnology, pharmaceutical, food + beverage and related technically advanced facilities. Proud to continue CRB’s heritage as the safety and quality leader in the advanced technology market, we offer one of the industry’s most technically knowledgeable staff of construction professionals— providing two decades of experience to every assignment.
BIOTECH + PHARMA
SCIENCE + TECH
The biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries require sophisticated mixeduse facilities that can efficiently develop, manufacture and distribute products to market. CRB’s Construction Services Group has a long and successful track record of effective process-driven construction and an unsurpassed knowledge of the requirements needed to deliver highly regulated facilities.
As a builder of high-performance advanced technology facilities, including research laboratories and clean rooms, CRB’s Construction Services Group understands the dynamic challenges and possesses the specialized capabilities required to deliver cost-effective, dynamic buildings on time and on budget.
FOOD + BEVERAGE From increasing production rates and optimizing energy efficiency to improving speed to market and achieving food safety compliance, CRB’s construction specialists provide proven experience, fresh perspectives and practical solutions to deliver a true advantage for clients’ current and future manufacturing needs.
DELIVERY METHODS TAILORED TO FIT YOUR NEEDS CRB understands that every construction project is unique and one size does not fit all. Choosing the right delivery method is based on a number of factors, including budget, schedule, cash flow, project complexity, risk mitigation, project-team composition and project goals. Whether building a new facility or modernizing or modifying an existing facility, there are a variety of approaches available to achieve your business goals. CRB can help you consider options and choose the best delivery method for your project: • • • • • • • •
ONEsolution EPCM Design-bid-build Design assist Construction management General contracting Hard bid/lump sum Target cost delivery
No matter the delivery method, the core of CRB’s approach is an integrated delivery mindset where services are performed as an extension of your team to support you at all levels of construction, from providing a small piping installation to delivering a new greenfield facility. As a full-service construction company, CRB’s capabilities are large enough for virtually any project yet designed to be flexible and responsive to clients’ needs. We can tackle every aspect of your project, providing uncommon nimbleness in adapting to changing needs at the job site—adjusting activities when necessary to maintain workflow, maximize productivity and prevent project delays.
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INTEGRATED & SCALABLE RANGE OF SERVICES As a fully integrated engineering, architecture construction and consulting services company, CRB has the flexibility to offer all or a portion of its services to help clients reach their goals on projects of varying scope, budget, schedule and complexity. Plan Better. Through in-depth, data-driven analysis and modeling, we work with internal design and consultant teams to help you develop a plan that optimizes manufacturing, reduces operating costs and maximizes your return on investment. Our specialists have the experience to deliver planned flexibility to accommodate facility and equipment needs in the future. Our team will work with you through every step of the process to ensure your building meets your needs for today and tomorrow. Manage Smarter. At CRB, our goal is to be your strategic partner and advocate, not just your contractor. We work closely with your team to manage your project, developing innovative solutions and quickly addressing constructability issues. We add value throughout your projectâ€™s life cycle by applying our knowledge to help mitigate risk and utilizing state-of-the-art technology tools to improve communication, increase efficiency and minimize waste.
SITE SELECTION • • • •
Site selection assistance Site analysis & evaluation Scope definition Feasibility studies
PRECONSTRUCTION • • • • • •
Preliminary design documents Construction logistics Life-cycle costing Constructability reviews Cost estimates: process and facility Scheduling
• Project criteria: objectives & justification • Risk analysis • Budget planning • Target value design
PROCUREMENT • • • • •
Equipment procurement Subs/vendor pre-qualification Bid documents Labor negotiations & project agreements Tracking & expediting
• Engineering • Architecture • Virtual design & construction
CONSTRUCTION • • • • • •
Construction management/general contracting Project management Site utilization & logistics Quality assurance Safety management Change management
PROJECT CLOSEOUT • Startup and testing
• CGMP/validation documentation • Commissioning & validation support
LEAN THINKING CRB embraces a lean management approach and a culture that maximizes value for clients through collaborating, scheduling reliability, eliminating waste and ensuring safety throughout every phase of a project. CRB is passionately committed to being a lean enterprise, empowering employees to adopt lean principles throughout the organization and with the vendors in its supply chain. CRB’s lean approach is best realized in the ONEsolution delivery method where in-house engineering, architectural, construction and consulting teams collaborate in driving the efficient delivery of integrated services to achieve superior value for clients. CRB believes in fundamental lean principles: Focus: • Delivers owner value • Delivers project efficiency and quality
Tools: • Target value design • Pull planning/last planner • Big Room collaboration • Modular construction • Active risk management
Efficiency: • Eliminates waste • Increases speed to market • Enables safe work practices
Quality: • Minimizes variations • Enables continuous improvement • Reduces defects and errors
COMPLIANCE EXPERTS The design and construction of modern advanced technology facilities are reliant on practical, functioning process and utility systems and CGMP-compliant spaces. CRB has decades of regulatory compliance expertise. CRB’s tools and systems have been specifically developed to support unique design and construction requirements, including documentation for commissioning and validation, throughout the entire project delivery process.
PROCUREMENT SPECIALISTS As a trusted adviser of advanced technology facilities, CRB’s dedicated procurement specialists have been working with equipment suppliers for more than 30 years. We understand the requirements in procuring specialized process equipment to drive efficiency and reliability and meeting manufacturing schedules and capital budgets. Our procurement specialists offer several advantages to clients: • Unbiased technical guidance and equipment selection • Buying power that helps drive down costs • Expedited delivery to meet construction schedules
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY FACILITY ESTIMATORS CRBâ€™s estimators provide the unique advantage of a firm solely focused on advanced technology facilities. Our in-house estimating staff, consisting of discipline estimators in all major functional areas of the project, including architectural, process, mechanical, electrical, civil, structural and instrumentation & controls, understand that accurate cost estimating and budget preparation are fundamental to the successful development of a project.
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TECHNOLOGY CRB partners with you to understand your specific projectâ€™s needs and utilizes the appropriate technologies designed to improve communication and collaboration, identify constructability and cost challenges as early as possible, ensure safety and help deliver a more efficient building process that saves time and money.
5-D MODEL ESTIMATION
3-D MODEL CONSTRUCTABILITY
BIM model connectivity to cost database allows for fast option and budget value.
Mobile technology includes safety apps to drive positive behavior and reduce risk.estimates for
Multi-trade logistical optimization facilitates production rates and scheduling, making projects finish faster.
4D-MODEL INTEGRATED SCHEDULING
Visually review and improve site logistics across timeline to reduce waste and accelerate project completion.
Laser scanning and drones capture highly accurate existing conditions, allowing prefabrication and modular design to accelerate project timelines.
On-site VDC kiosk provides multitrade access to BIM model, drawings, and electronic file management, increasing the awareness and collaboration of project stakeholders.
Improves construction coordination by routing systems and creating a visual representation.
3-D models are shared in field for improved communication and collaboration. QA/QC tools drive efficiency and expedite projects.
3-D model is used to review design and constructability in virtual reality, allowing better logistical planning and resulting in faster projects.
SAFETY LEADER At CRB, safety is not simply a program; it is part of our mission and embedded in our culture. We believe that our employees and our subcontractors—and everyone on a job site— deserve to work in a safe environment and return home safely to their families every day.
CRB promotes and nurtures an injury-free workplace, and our environmental, health & safety program adopts a “zero accidents” policy on every project. The proof can be found in the Construction Services Group’s* safety record that stands above the industry average with over 8 million safe hours without a lost-time incident over the last seven years.
YEARS WITHOUT DART INCIDENT
ABOVE INDUSTRY AVERAGE
Lost time incidents (DART)
Safe hour work total
*OSHA TRIR as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
QUALITY FIRST CRBâ€™s quality assurance program and quality control plan are implemented on every project and every job site. All employees, subcontractors, suppliers and vendors understand what is expected of them, and we know how to communicate and execute those expectations to everyone on the project team. At CRB, quality is a continuous process planned and built into every project, requiring the commitment of all project team members. Our project teams track quality issues, utilize inspection checklists and track equipment installation status as it relates to commissioning. The process is streamlined, efficient and effective, allowing issues to be identified in advance and resolved before risks occur.
ONEsolution As a single, accountable and collaborative entity, CRBâ€™s multidisciplinary teams seamlessly partner with you to execute architecture, engineering, procurement, construction, safety, quality, regulatory inspection and management of your project.
SINGLE TEAM, COMMON GOALS CRB’s ONEsolution provides you with a single source of responsibility, communication and streamlined coordination. From start to finish, CRB’s planning, design and construction professionals are aligned with your vision and driven to collectively pursue and achieve your goals for success.
EARLY RELIABLE COST, REDUCED RISK As our design and construction teams partner with you early on, we gain a deep understanding of your facility needs and budget requirements. This integrated collaboration allows for lean processes, such as target value design, to be implemented to help define your facility design and costs. Your risk is minimized with an early cost projection and predictable results.
SCHEDULE OPTIMIZATION The early collaboration of CRB’s teams allows for complete awareness of project goals. Resources are maximized and redundancies are eliminated, providing certainty and optimization for your project schedule.
SINGLE-SOURCE ACCOUNTABILITY ONEsolution provides seamless accountability from CRB’s design and construction teams. There are no handoffs, no priorities lost in translation and no finger pointing, which helps eliminate inefficiencies and the stress of your decision-making process.
VALUE DRIVEN: PLANNING TO STARTUP From concept to completion, our design and construction teams partner with you to plan, execute and deliver value for your project.
The strong combination of design and construction professionals on this team was undoubtedtly the key in executing this very complex project in the shadow of an extremely aggressive schedule. —Project Manager Ceva Biomune
I was very impressed with the way CRB’s design and construction teams worked together to develop solutions to these multiple project challenges. —Project Manager Agilent Technologies
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