The new animal-free peptone and protein hydrolysate manufacturing facility was developed under a build-to-suit arrangement and is the first of its kind in the United States.
WDS Construction provided Integrated Project Delivery, working in concert with JCW Development to plan, design, and construct a new 60,000 sq. ft. facility under a fast-track project schedule to allow Nu-Tek BioScience to meet their aggressive go-to-market goals.
Situated on a nine-acre site to allow for future growth, the new building is centered around an innovative drying process, which allows the harvesting of peptone from soybeans.
The $40 million, 10,000 sq.ft. facility built around the main dryer process also features: