Life Science

Fraser Engineering Under Way with First Phase of Fabrazyme Plant


Piping installation

Framingham, MA – Fraser Engineering Company, a mechanical contractor based in Newton, is currently involved in the first phase of a project for M+W Group at Genzyme’s new Fabrazyme plant in Framingham. The project involves the installation of a cleaned compressed air system which consists of two large Kobelco compressors, two 150-gallon receiver tanks, two Parker air dryers, and approximately 1,000 feet of 2-inch air main with 40 user points, and a new natural gas system with a 10-inch schedule 80 gas main, approximately 800 feet of gas piping feeding 18 locations, the installation of two new Cleaver Brooks boilers, three large air handlers, four HVUs, and five steam humidifiers.




Kobelco compressors and other equipment ready for installation

Also included in this phase of the project is a domestic water system, a nonpotable water system, potable hot water supply and return, tempered water skids feeding 30 safety showers, fiberglass reinforced plastic vent systems for glycol, zinc, and process waste, and a fire water glycol system pumped to a 10,000=gallon tank with 2-inch stainless steel schedule 10 piping.

This phase of the project began in August and is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year.