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DME Selected to Design Facility for Medical Device Manufacturer

DME Selected to Design Facility for Medical Device Manufacturer Juarez, Mexico Manufacturing Plant Built to be Compliant with U.S. Process Safety Standards C. R. Bard, a global supplier of silicone-based medical devices, wanted to significantly increase its capacity by building an additional plant in Juarez, Mexico. DME’s team, which included JacobsWyper Architects, provided the programming, building design, and equipment arrangements, as well as the conveyer layout and integration with custom equipment. All of this was incorporated into a Basis of Design package for the greenfield facility. A local design-build firm in Mexico implemented DME’s design work. One critical challenge, which required the expertise of DME, was mapping the current manufacturing process to the new facility. Complicating the project scope was the need[...]

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DME Expands Its Engineering and Design Teams

ALLENTOWN, PA – (November 10, 2016) – DME has recently added two new members to its team of engineers and support staff. Marc Weston, Senior Mechanical Designer and Frank Paretti, PE, Facilities Engineer will be supporting DME’s growing facilities design business. Marc Weston has over 22 years of experience as a Mechanical Designer/BIM Model Coordinator. He brings extensive background in system fit-outs for R&D and biopharmaceutical laboratories as well as new and legacy manufacturing facilities. Marc will be providing support for DME’s process and MEP teams, assisting in the design of building systems and utilities for new and legacy facility projects. Frank has nearly 8 years’ experience as a mechanical engineer. His background includes the design of laboratory and clean room space,[...]

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DME Awarded Contract with ANSTO Health for New Radiopharmaceutical Facility in Australia

ALLENTOWN, PA—(June 20, 2016)— DME, a leader in design engineering for life sciences facilities, has been awarded a contract by the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (ANSTO) to provide architectural and engineering services for a new ANSTO Health Multipurpose Radiopharmaceutical Facility. DME has partnered with JacobsWyper Architects of Philadelphia, PA for the development of the master plan for this facility, which will manufacture and advance the use of radiopharmaceuticals to improve the health of Australians. This project includes development of a Master Plan for the new radiopharmaceutical facility including site selection, layout of the facility, and programming of the space to include cGMP manufacturing, laboratories, support areas, R&D, and storage, as well as the isolators to protect the both the drugs[...]

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Lynn Zeiner Recognized by Lehigh Valley Business as a Forty Under 40 Award Winner

ALLENTOWN, PA – (April 21, 2016) – DME is proud to announce that Lynn Zeiner, Business Manager at DME, has been recognized by Lehigh Valley Business as a recipient of the “Forty Under 40” award for 2016. This award honors 40 of the Greater Lehigh Valley’s most accomplished young businessmen and women who have been making headlines in their field, and are fully committed to business growth, professional excellence, and community service. Lynn, who started with DME over 15 years ago as a part-time bookkeeper, now serves as DME’s business manager, with direct responsibility for finance, contract administration and human resources. According to David M. Marks, President, “We appreciate Lynn’s years of dedication and hard work, as well as her continuing efforts[...]

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DME Principal Selected for INTERPHEX Live Expert Panel

ALLENTOWN, PA—(February 17, 2016)—DME principal David M. Marks, P.E. has been selected as an expert panelist at this year’s INTERPHEX Live education session addressing the topic of Overcoming Facility Upgrade Challenges. The panel, hosted by renowned pharmaceutical technologist, Russ Somma, PhD, consists of subject matter experts and will cover the latest developments within the life sciences industry. The panel discussion will take place on Wednesday, April 27 from 3:45-4:30 PM in the Crystal Palace at the Javits Center in New York, New York. For more information about INTERPHEX, visit In addition to this event, DME will be hosting two Facility Focus educational breakout sessions at INTERPHEX 2016: Transforming cGMP Manufacturing Facilities on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 from 10:30AM-11:30AM and Trending Technologies[...]

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