Engineering: Genesis Engineers, Contractors: A/Z Corporation
Smithfield, RI – Recently, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo joined state and local officials, project managers from A/Z Corporation, and the CEO of Rubius Therapeutics, Dr. Pablo Cagnoni, to break ground on a new pharmaceutical manufacturing facility.
Rubius Therapeutics plans to invest up to $155 million over approximately five years to renovate an existing 135,000sf building in Smithfield. A/Z Corporation is the contractor and Genesis Engineers the Architect/Engineer for the project.
A/Z is working with both science and technology global leaders and emerging startups to advance their growth and outreach. In addition to its partnership with Rubius Therapeutics, it is also working with companies that include Amgen, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Emergent BioSolutions, Pfizer, Sanofi, and Teva.
Founded in 2013, Rubius Therapeutics is developing treatments for cancer and other diseases using a new technology it calls red cell therapeutics. Once completed, the new Rubius Therapeutics facility will support 160 new jobs in manufacturing, biotech operations, and other support functions.