2018 Facility of the Year Award Winners

View the 2018 Facility of the Year Awards Category Winners video which highlights the accomplishments of each category winner.

Click on each category winner below to see why these projects were chosen as 2018 Facility of the Year Award Winners.

Category Winner for Facility Integration

Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Project: Los Angeles Building 8

Shire Exterior
Shire Lobby

Category Winner for Facility of the Future

Vetter Pharma-Fertigung GmbH & Co.KG
Location: Ravensburg, Germany
Project: Optimizing Pharmaceutical Processes: Vetter’s Center for Visual Inspection and Logistics

Vetter Pharma-Fertigung GmbH & Co.KG
Vetter Pharma International conveyer

Category Winner for Project Execution

BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Location: Novato, CA USA
Project: Project FAITH

BioMarin Exterior
BioMarin Flex

Category Winner for Operational Excellence

Location: Los Angeles, CA USA
Project: Shire Los Angeles Quality Control Laboratory

Shire Exterior
Shire Lab

Category Winner for Sustainability

Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Co, a Pfizer Company
Location: Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China
Project: Project Diamond - 2nd Pfizer Consumer Health Plant in Suzhou China

Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Co
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Co

Honorable Mentions

Emergent BioSolutions, Inc.
Location: Baltimore, MD, USA
Project: BARDA – Emergent Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing (CIADM) Baltimore Facility Expansion

Emergent BioSolutions, Inc.
Emergent BioSolutions, Inc.


Government Pharmaceutical Organization (GPO)
Location: Pathumthani, Thailand
Project:  Rangsit Pharmaceutical Production Plant 1

GPO Exterior
GPO lab