Pfizer main plant in Puurs is the second largest production site of Pfizer worldwide for the production of aseptic medicines and the largest packaging unit of Pfizer in Europe.
In total, the Puurs site employs more than 2.500 people who annually produce, pack and prepare more than
300 million sterile units to export to more than 170 countries. The plant was founded by Upjohn in 1963 and
acquired by Pfizer in 2003. Since then, the production unit has been an important link in Pfizer's global supply chain.
At the time of the study:
Design alternative, detailed lay-outs of the new facility to enable Pfizer's core team to determine the optimal logistics lay-out (material flow blue prints, detailed building plans), taking into account following elements:
Concept, basic and detailed design of an automated warehouse with following characteristics: