Novartis Institute for BioMedical Research - Cambridge, MA
Mechanical Construction Services
The client wanted to expand its research facilities quickly.
By taking advantage of J.C. Higgins' design/assist, format, and extremely fast-track mechanical construction services, the client gained additional space within a tight timeframe. This expanded its ability to develop new products that will improve healthcare in a variety of vital areas.
J.C. Higgins installed mechanical and fire protection systems within a condensed six-month schedule.
Using strategic planning, efficient coordination, and multiple manpower shifts, J.C. Higgins met the client's mechanical construction objective and delivered a commissioned building for occupancy and research activities, while condensing a 16-month job into 26 weeks.
Novartis is one of the world's fastest growing global pharmaceutical companies. Created from the 1996 merger of two Swiss companies, Ciba and Sandoz, its name derives from the Latin novae artes, which means "new skills" and reflects the company's commitment to research and development aimed at bringing new products to the communities it serves. Operating through 360 independent affiliates in 140 countries, the company's core businesses are pharmaceuticals, consumer health, generics, eye-care, and animal health.