Award-Winner! BE&K Building Group Wins Award for Purdue Pharma Oral Solid Dosage Manufacturing Facility
November 20, 2015

BE&K Building Group is the proud recipient of the coveted ABC Eagle Award — the highest award given by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of the Carolinas — for the construction of Purdue Pharma Manufacturing L.P.'s new Oral Solid Dosage Manufacturing Facility in Durham, North Carolina. The Purdue project won in the category, Specialty Projects — $25 to $50 million. Our team received the award at ABC's 2015 Excellence in Construction Awards event held on November 19 in Charlotte. BE&K Building Group's project leaders and executives were joined by key individuals from Purdue Pharma (Owner), McKee Building Group (Owner's Representative) and SSOE (Architect of Record).

About the Project — BE&K Building Group's assignment was to construct a technically complex cGMP pharmaceutical manufacturing facility consisting of a variety of scope — from clean room production areas and associated laboratories, to required administrative support space and related amenities. Throughout construction, all team members were passionate about safety, while paying meticulous attention to schedule, cost and quality. As a result, BE&K Building Group delivered a top-quality project safely, on time and on budget. The entire team is extremely proud of the safety record on this 14.5 month project — 314,754 work-hours without a lost-time incident or OSHA recordable incident.

About Purdue Pharma — A privately held pharmaceutical company, Purdue is engaged in the research, development, production, and marketing of prescription and over-the-counter medicines and healthcare products. Purdue is an industry leader in pain medication research while also introducing important products to address other therapeutic areas, including sleep and gastrointestinal disorders.