Eli Lilly and Co. is planning to construct an active pharmaceutical ingredients and pharmaceutical production campus on a 600-acre site at the LEAP Lebanon Innovation and Research District in the Lebanon area of Boone County. The project scope includes construction of multiple buildings totaling 700,000 sq ft to 800,000 sq ft; and purchase and installation of stainless steel piping, fume hoods, conveyors, wet laboratory, testing, air handling, sterilization, formulation, filling, finishing and assembly equipment and systems. Construction is expected to begin in February 2023. The estimated EPC cost is $2.1 billion. Eli Lilly is also planning to construct a genetic medicine research and development facility in Boston and a pharmaceutical product and device manufacturing, packaging and distribution facility in Concord, N.C. Eli Lilly and Co., 893 Delaware St., Indianapolis, 46225. IR#IN220523.
Evonik Corp., in partnership with Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, is planning to construct a new pharmaceutical ingredients plant at its site in Lafayette. The project scope includes construction of building space with cleanrooms and laboratories and purchase and installation of stainless steel piping, reactors and purification, distillation, crystallization, milling, spray drying, sterilization, labeling and packaging equipment and systems. Construction is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2023. Evonik will use the plant to produce lipids for formulation of mRNA-based therapies. The estimated EPC cost is $220 million. Evonik Corp., 1650 Lilly Road, Lafayette, 47909. IR#IN220601.
LACC LLC is planning to expand ethylene production capacity at its complex in Westlake. The project scope includes design and construction of equipment foundations, a steam cracking furnace and quenching and distillation towers; purchase and erection of structural steel; and purchase and installation of process vessels, centrifugal compressors and chilling, low NOx burning, catalytic reduction and electrical and mechanical equipment and systems. The project will increase the ethylene production capacity to 1.5 million tons per year from 1 million tons per year. LACC is a joint venture between Axiall Corp. and Lotte Chemical Corp. The estimated EPC cost is $1.4 billion. LACC LLC, 2200 Bayou D’Inde Pass, Westlake, 70669. IR#LA220602.