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O’Neal Inc. Expands BioPharm Engineering Team at its Allentown, PA Office

Allentown, P.A. – April 15, 2019 – The Allentown office of O’Neal Inc., an integrated design and construction firm, has recently added four new members to its biopharmaceutical team: Steven Fried, Construction/Project Manager; Wiley “Gene” Tuttle, Senior Project Specialist, Erony Martin, Mechanical Engineer; and Ellen Venezia, Business Development Manager. With over 30 years of project management experience, Steven Fried has managed construction projects for the pharmaceutical, chemical, and food and beverage industries. Fried will be leveraging his extensive knowledge in engineering, procurement and construction for new biopharmaceutical projects at O’Neal. He earned his Master of Business Administration from Lehigh University and his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State University. Gene Tuttle brings over 30 years of process engineering proficiency to the BioPharm unit of O’Neal.[...]

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O’Neal Acquires DME

O’Neal, Inc. Acquires a Pennsylvania based BioPharm Engineering Firm to Expand CapabilitiesDME Alliance Inc. provides innovative solutions to the BioPharm IndustryCONTACT: Becca Garcia, (864) 298-6527, GREENVILLE, S.C. – August 20, 2018 – O’Neal, Inc., an integrated design and construction firm, recently acquired DME Alliance Inc (DME) based in Allentown, Pennsylvania. In business for 16 years, DME provides engineering solutions for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and related industries. This acquisition will allow O’Neal to expand their BioPharm capabilities by building upon DME’s ongoing success. “Over the last several years clients have been requesting that O’Neal expand their BioPharm services to address the resurging industry. We feel that DME’s team is a perfect fit to build upon. Both companies focus on complex projects in the[...]

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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 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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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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