Astra Zeneca - Westborough, MA


"We discover, develop, manufacture and market prescription medicines for six important areas of healthcare, which include some of the world’s most serious illnesses: cancer, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, infection, neuroscience, and respiratory and inflammation.” - From AstraZeneca's website


SPEC worked with Astra Zeneca and Donovan Engineering and Construction on 2 projects.  SPEC worked as a contracting team to install a new methanol storage, delivery, and waste collection system. SPEC also worked as a design-build team to install a new air dryer / filter system.


Methanol Storage

  • SPEC provided a full scope of instrument & control engineering for the project
  • Control software detailed design specification documents
  • Control panel design, schematics, and construction
  • PLC programs using Modicon Concept with IEC-61161 standards.
  • Instrument calibration
  • Electrical installation for all instrumentation and control wiring in CLI Div1 as well as non-rated areas
  • Intellution Fix SCADA system to monitor, record and alarm, and control the whole process
  • Detailed instruction manuals for the operators

Air Dryer/Filter

SPEC also provided controls integration services to install a SCADA system to monitor, record, and alarm the compressed air dryer system.  Our construction services department coordinated the trades, for the equipment installation and tie-ins for a turn-key project.