Who our customer is

Global Pharmaceutical Manufacturer

Global Pharmaceutical Manufacturer saves $650, 000 in annual energy costs while improving comfort, sustainability and capital asset reliability.

*Due to confidentiality agreements, we are not able to provide the client name. We will refer to the firm as GPM throughout this case study.

  • This corporation operates in over 100 countries specializing in the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of medicines in the areas of Cardiovascular, Gastrointestinal, Infection, Neuroscience, Oncology and Respiratory & Inflammation diseases. Facing challenges due to increased competition, drug patent expirations and intensifying price pressures, this firm needed to focus on innovation while improving operational efficiency.

Set to accomplish

The Challenge

GPM had a goal of reducing energy consumption throughout its global facilities by 30% by 2015 from 2010 levels. Additionally, GPM had a global commitment to reduce operational greenhouse gas emissions by 20%.
To this end, GPM was interested in implementing energy conservation measures and technologies, which help achieve these goals while improving the overall reliability of
their operations.


Results Achieved

Energy savings financial summary
* Energy savings: $647,233
* Simple payback: 0.33 years
* Net present value: $984,396

Other operational benefits

Other operational benefits
* Implementation rate of recommendations: 90%+
* Utility incentives secured: $100,000
* Capital asset reliability. Instituted predictive maintenance program acrossall major HVAC
systems. Chillers are one example where equipment life was extended by five years.
* FDA Compliance. Tracked and maintained temperature and relative humidity control in manufacturing clean rooms.
* Resource management. Utilized impact analysis to prioritize workload for internal maintenance and contract controls personnel and maximize progress towards corporate goals.
* Capital project justification. Although the focus of Analytika is on operational optimization, a relevant heat recovery capital project was identified, developed and implemented. This project helped reduce load on the existing central utility plant, which had been running near capacity.