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Actavis - Iceland

Reykjavíkurvegur 76-78 - 220 Hafnarfjörður

  • Actavis-hfj.

Verkís services was designing criteria for all electrical systems and completed detail design followed by the tender documents and contracting assistance. Design of the building management system (BMS) and the environmental monitoring system (EMS), programmed and installed all related software and control equipment, and provided site supervision and commissioning tests during the installation phases.

Sizes: 5.000 m2  
 Project time:  1997 - 

Project overview:
Actavis is one of the world's leading players in the development, manufacture, and sale of first-class generic pharmaceuticals. The successful integration of a number of acquisitions has helped position Actavis among the world's largest companies in the industry. Founded in 1956, Actavis has more than 11.000 employees operating in over 40 countries around the globe. 

Extensive electrical engineering service was provided by Verkís in Actavis' new plant in Hafnarfjörður, along with a new pilot scale facility, a warehouse, an office and laboratory building and changes in the production area. Verkís participated in the first phase that started in 1997 and the project has been ongoing ever since. 

Actavis' new pharmaceutical factory produces various types of drugs. The floor area of the plant is approx. 5.000 m2, the power intake is 2.500 A and the total electrical cables installed are around 100 km. The main electrical systems are: Power distribution, lighting and lighting distribution, centralized emergency lighting system, fire - and intrusion alarm systems, structured telecommunication cabling, telephone exchange system, HVAC control and SCADA system, process control and other systems specialized for pharmaceutical environment.