EML Limerick

Quantity Surveyor

Kelly O’Callaghan Limited

Project Manager

Duke McCaffrey Consulting

Main Contractor


Civil Structural Engineers


Project Size

26,000 sq. ft

Project Status


Project Background
An existing, unused industrial site in Newcastle West, Co. Limerick was transformed to accommodate the new European Headquarters for Ortec Inc. The headquarters operates as a European Manufacturing and Operations Centre for the US company.

Ortec Inc. is a leading manufacturer of custom materials used in the medical device, life science, pharmaceutical and other health-related FDA/EMA regulated industries.

The project included the complete renovation of an existing industrial building, the construction of a new extension, and the provision of a standalone utility building. The 26,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility provides Irish and European manufacturers with a local option when sourcing process chemicals where quality and consistency are critical parameters.

Ethos Input
Ethos Engineering were responsible for the design of the mechanical and electrical services for the new facility which includes a full-service analytical laboratory, an ISO 8 / Class 100,000 cleanroom, production areas, warehouses, and administrative spaces.

Mechanical Services:

  • Central compressed air generation plant and distribution system

  • Boiler plant and heating distribution system and terminal devices

  • Central air-cooled chiller plant and chilled water distribution system

  • Air handling systems complete with heat recovery

  • Domestic water services

  • Nitrogen gas plant and distribution system

  • Dedicated exhaust air systems serving process applications

  • Controls / BMS system and Qualified BMS system

  • Soils & Waste and Process drainage systems

Electrical Services:

  • Electrical power supply (Medium Voltage, Low Voltage)

  • General power distribution

  • Lighting

  • Fire detection and alarm systems

  • Security and Intruder alarm systems

  • Information Technology

  • Earthing, bonding and lightning protection system

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