We are delighted to announce that BES will be joining one of the fastest growing business communities in the UK, the Milton Keynes Chamber of Commerce. Representing over a quarter of the Milton Keynes workforce, the Chamber is the proud winner of two British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) national Chamber Awards in the last two years. This respected and influential local organisation offers its members a number of opportunities which can benefit our business and employees.
We are pleased to announce the opening of BES Southern Office in Milton Keynes. As part of the company's ambitious growth plans, the opening will enable BES to respond more quickly to the needs of our southern clients and will allow us to build on our reputation and success to date. The decision to open a new office was integral to the future development of the company, which has enjoyed substantial growth since it was established in 2002. Reacting to the demands of our clients, it was clear that a southern office would help us best serve these customers and we quickly identified Milton Keynes as the ideal location for us. With its close proximity to the main bio sciences and healthcare organisations found in Oxford, Cambridge and London, Milton Keynes offers superb transport links combined with fantastic amenities.
We are pleased to announce the successful completion of the second phase refurbishment of an existing Tablet Manufacturing Facility for one of the UK's leading blue chip pharmaceutical companies. BES carried out this £3.5 million project on a full turnkey basis, providing full design, construction, commissioning and validation services with the aim of improving the manufacturing process, and layout of an existing facility.
We are pleased to announce the launch of our brand new website! Our new website has been developed to showcase our strengths and to demonstrate the value we add at design stage and the expertise we bring into construction and validation. Fully optimised for mobile devices, it allows the users to learn more about what we do and how we can help you, providing an array of useful information, guidance and advice.
Work on the project at AstraZeneca Macclesfield to build a new warehouse and packing hall, continues at pace, with project completion scheduled for October 2019. The project which commenced in October 2015 is now approaching its next major phase of works.
When it comes to site accommodation, comfort and style are not usually words that come to mind. However, all that is about to change, as we were recently successful in being awarded the £3.5M contract to design and build new site accommodation for the AstraZeneca CPS local projects function at the AstraZeneca Macclesfield site. The new two storey modular building, workshop, and operative welfare facilities, will provide accommodation for our team, the AstraZeneca CPS project management team, and other AstraZeneca term and non-term contract suppliers, design and construction teams.
We are pleased to announce that BES has been awarded a £4 million project to create a new production facility for opioid addiction treatment specialist, Indivior. Designed by BES to complement the existing assets at Indiviors' pharma campus in Hull, the new plant forms part of business continuity planning at Indivior, ensuring the company can continue to meet demand while providing the highest standards of health and safety for employees.
As part of our commitment to staff training, we have developed a 'Personal Effectiveness' course, tailored to meet the needs of the individuals and our organisation, and improve the service we offer to our clients.
On 24-25 April join us at exhibition stand 918 where Gary Horrocks, Business Development Manager will be available to demonstrate the use of virtual reality with BIM modelling so that you can experience true scale immersive interactivity when exploring design options even for the most sophisticated areas. To register click here. Venue address: Ricoh Arena Judds Ln Coventry CV6 6GE
We are delighted to announce that our quality management system has successfully transitioned to the 2015 standard. Following a comprehensive audit conducted by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Ltd (LRQA), we have been presented with ISO 9001:2015 certification ahead of the fast approaching transition deadline.