Genzyme Pharmaceutical manufacturing plant, Waterford
Client: Genzyme
Engineer: Jacobs Engineering
Architect: N/A
Value: c. €2.5M
Period: 2003 - 2004


This project involved the supply and installation of steel, roofing, external cladding, glazing, doors and louvres for this modern biopharmaceutical plant in Waterford City.

This facility was constructed as a turnkey project involving SIAC Butlers Steel, SIAC Roofing and Cladding and SIAC Building Envelope. All three companies combined from design through to completion through one point of contact and management.

The project involved the following by SIAC:

  • Main structural steel and all secondary steel as supports for cladding glazing and roofing
  • Tegral Shadowline 47 twin skin insulated external cladding combined with Europanel mineral fibre core composite panel cladding all in silver finish PVF2
  • Trocal PVC single ply weathering membrane roofing on Foamglass insulation on Tegral profiled metal decking
  • Reynaers curtain walling system
  • Roller-shutter doors
  • Steel doors
  • Dock levellers
  • LBJ louvres