PRESS RELEASE: Jacobs Receives Contract from Pfizer for New Biotech Manufacturing Center in Ireland

Jacobs Receives Contract from Pfizer for New Biotech Manufacturing Center in Ireland

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 14 -- Jacobs Engineering Group announced today that it received a contract from Pfizer Limited to provide construction management services for a new small-scale clinical biotech manufacturing center in Shanbally, Cork, Ireland.

Officials did not disclose the value of the contract.

This will be the first such facility built on Pfizer's 28-acre brownfield site at Shanbally. The facility will accommodate a production plant, laboratories, administration, and associated infrastructure. Jacobs will start construction in September 2007, with manufacturing scheduled to start in the completed facility by late 2009. Jacobs will manage all work from its offices in Cork.

In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Phil Stassi stated, "This planned facility is an important milestone in Pfizer's investment strategy for the Shanbally site and we are pleased to support it. Jacobs has worked successfully with Pfizer around the world and we are enthusiastic about this opportunity to build further on our joint relationship."

Jacobs, with over 48,000 employees and revenues exceeding $8.0 billion, provides technical, professional, and construction services globally.

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