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  • Dana Farber
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • 4
  • Dana Farber Cancer Institute is a comprehensive cancer treatment and research center in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Brief

Dana Farber required auto hermetic sliding doors for Bio Decontamination area at their Boston research site. The doors needed to have Integration with their TOMI Environmental Solutions SteraMist Environment System.

Solution

Dortek installed 4 hermetically sealing sliding doors to the facilities Bio Decontamination area. These doors are ideal for areas that are using vaporized cleaning agents as part of their protocol. The project had a very short schedule which required all stakeholders to work together in order to meet the deadline.

  • Pfizer Sanford
  • North Carolina, US
  • 54
  • Interlocking
  • Pfizer Sanford is one of the world’s largest biopharmaceutical companies manufacturing vaccines.
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Brief

Pfizer required hygienic doors for a new pharmaceutical laboratory as part of an expansion at their Sanford site.

Solution

Dortek supplied 55 FRP doors across laboratory areas, testing rooms, corridors and exit escapes. Our doors were fitted with specialist plant on frames to suit cleanroom wall panels and with American hardware to match existing doors within the facility. Doors in testing rooms were also supplied with interlocking systems for access control. Dortek doors were specified due to their longevity and ultra clean, non porous finish.

  • Alexion
  • Ireland
  • 8
  • Alexion is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and delivering life-transforming therapies for patients with devastating and rare diseases. This facility incorporates laboratories, packaging and warehousing operations.
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Brief

Alexion needed door solutions for an expansion at its biologics manufacturing facilities in Athlone.

Solution

Dortek supplied hygieniglass sliding doors across the buildings laboratories. The flush glass panels and aluminium frames are easy to clean and provide maximum visibility of interior rooms. Doors were supplied with a motion sensor and sensor pad for hands-free operation. These touch-less sensors are ideal to maintain cleanliness and for personnel carrying objects or pushing carts.

  • National Maternity Hospital, Dublin.
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • 10+
  • Automations
  • The National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street, Dublin, popularly known as Holles Street Hospital, is the largest maternity hospital in Ireland. The hospital delivers over 10,000 babies per year. The Neonatal ICU unit provides treatment for critically ill babies who are transported to Holles street from other hospitals.
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Brief

The hospital required new hygienic door systems for the construction of its new €6 Million Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The new modern unit offers an improved quality of care with services which include a central station for monitoring babies, vital equipment, dedicated isolation rooms and double clinical spaces around each incubator.

Solution

Dortek supplied hermetically sealing sliding ICU doors across the unit. Dortek ICU doors are ideal for areas where infection control is paramount to patient safety. The doors are highly hygienic with a flush, wipe clean, smooth surface. Dortek ICU doors were specified to maximise visibility, minimise room intrusions typical to swing doors, and provide easy access for staff and patients throughout the unit. Hermetically sealing ICU doors were chosen to help cut the spread of airborne infection with a unique patented track system. The seal has been tested to be over 99% effective thus helping to reduce air handling costs, the incidence of wound infections and cross contamination.

  • Colorcon
  • UK
  • 20
  • Colorcon is a world leader in the development, supply and technical support of formulated film coating systems, modified release technologies, and functional excipients for the pharmaceutical and nutritional industries.
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Brief

As part of a refurbishment to modernise its UK headquarters, Colorcon required new ultra efficient door systems.

Solution

Dortek supplied hermetically sealing sliding glass doors across the buildings laboratories. These high performance doors were specified to optimise energy consumption and whole life costs throughout the facility. The door has a unique hermetically sealing gasket system which gives them a 99% air tight seal to reduce air handling costs. The flush glass blades also help maximise visibility and doors were automated to provide easy access.

  • Jazz Pharmaceuticals
  • Ireland
  • 6
  • Jazz Pharmaceuticals identifies, develops and commercialises speciality pharmaceuticals related to the areas of narcolepsy, haematology/oncology, pain and psychiatry. This greenfield facility incorporates a cleanroom manufacturing suite, warehouse with a controlled drug vault, quality control laboratory, offices, supporting utilities and shell space to facilitate future development. 
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Brief

Jazz Pharmaceuticals needed door solutions for it’s new manufacturing and development facility.

Solution

Dortek supplied hygieniglass sliding doors across the buildings manufacturing and laboratory spaces. The flush glass panels are easy to clean and provide full visibility of interior rooms. The glass sliding doors were automated with touch less sensors for speed and efficiency when entering or exiting clean areas.

  • KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital – The IVF Centre
  • Singapore
  • 10
  • KK Women’s and children’s hospital (KKH) is Singapore’s 5th largest hospital with 803 beds and a specialist IVF centre. The IVF centre offers a comprehensive range of diagnostic and treatment procedures for infertility-related services.
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Brief

Dortek doors were specified as part of a retrofit exercise at the facility. Our excellent track record with KK Hospital earned us this project in which we previously supplied hermetic sealing doors to operating theatres in 1996 and 2008.

Solution

The client specified hermetic sealing sliding doors and hygienic GRP hinged doors with automations for easy access. Our hermetic doors have a unique hermetically sealing gasket system which gives them a 99% air tight seal. Some doors required Stainless Steel finishes as VOC is prohibited in Embryo Transfer (ET) rooms which are under positive pressure conditions. Interlocks were also supplied with our doors to control the air pressure and prevent contamination.

  • BMI The Princess Margaret Hospital, Windsor
  • Windsor, London
  • 20
  • The BMI Princess Margaret Hospital has 78 beds and provides medical and surgical care for patients. The facility offers a dedicated day care unit as well as a 2-bed HDU unit. The fully accredited consultants undertake a wide range of procedures, from routine investigations to complex surgery across a wide range of specialties. 
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Brief

The hospital required hygienic door systems as part of a refurbishment which included a theatre with a laminar air flow system. The development is part of the hospital’s ongoing plan to expand the services it can provide, which will enable the hospital to care for an increasing number of patients.

Solution

Dortek supplied hygienic hinged and sliding doors with fire, laser and lead protection. Automated theatre doors were also installed with touch less sensors to provide convenient, hands free access. Dortek doors have a smooth and seamless GRP construction which is designed to reduce the risk of infection.

  • The Hospital Trust Ltd
  • Accra, Ghana
  • 7
  • Automations
  • The Trust Hospital was established in 1992 as a not-for-profit healthcare centre to provide healthcare delivery services to the staff of SSNIT and their dependants. The facility was later upgraded into a full-fledge hospital to extend its services to the general public.
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Brief

The Trust Hospital Ltd required hygienic door systems for a new mother and child hospital in OSU. The hospital will be a specialist in gyne cases and is the 3rd major hospital to be built by the Trust.

Solution

Dortek supplied single and double action 1 hour fire doors across surgery suites and theatres. Our doors smooth, hygienic and non absorbent properties make them ideal for hospital environments where infection control is a key priority.

  • CHU Hospital
  • Martinique
  • 55+
  • CHU Martinique is a public health facility providing a threefold mission of Care, Teaching and Research. The Fort-de France CHU is the principal multidisciplinary hospital operator in Martinique. As a health care institution for the local population, it caters for some 160 000 people in the North Caribbean area and Fort-de-France.
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Brief

The university hospital required hygienic door systems for clinical areas across its new facility. The new building which is twice the size of the current area includes 13 operating theatres, 68 intensive care beds, 98 hospital beds for cardiology, neurology, emergency surgery and a helipad.

Solution

Dortek supplied and installed specialist hygienic GRP hinged and sliding doors and double action fire doors. Dortek's GRP hospital doors have a timber free, seamless gelcoat surface which prevents them from harbouring bacteria and makes them easy to clean for flawless hygiene and infection control. This project was completed by our partner Erpor’t.

  • National University of Singapore MD1, MD2 & MD6
  • Singapore
  • 100+
  • The MD1 is the final phase of a building programme aimed at providing significant expansion in research, education, student amenities and also modernization to Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. The first two phases of the programme were completed with the MD2 Vivarium and the Centre for Translational Medicine (MD6).
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Brief

Dortek were chosen to supply hygienic GRP doors across the universities new MD1, MD2 and MD6 blocks. MD1 and MD2 comprise a vivarium and research facility whilst MD6 is a laboratory and teaching facility.

Solution

Dortek supplied hygienic non fire rated and fire rated doors across the campuses research laboratories and vivarium's. Our seamless doors are ultra clean, non porous and do not harbour bacteria, making them ideal for university research facilities.

  • Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge UK
  • UK
  • 15+
  • Addenbrooke's Hospital is a world-renowned teaching hospital in Cambridge.  It is a natural centre for specialist services dealing with rare and complex conditions. The hospital has recently added a new state of the art standard theatre and a hybrid EVAR (endovascular aortic aneurysm repair) theatre. The hybrid theatre incorporates specialist imaging equipment which allows vascular surgeons to perform less invasive surgical procedures under x-ray control.
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Brief

The Hospital required hygienic door systems for the two new theatres which will help improve hospital efficiency, patient recovery time and length of stay.

Solution

Dortek supplied and installed over 15 specialist operating theatre doors, both non fire rated and fire rated. The hybrid theatre doors were provided with lead lining and x-ray rated privacy vision panels. Dortek hygienic hospital doors have a timber free, seamless gelcoat surface which prevents them from harbouring bacteria and makes them easy to clean for flawless hygiene and infection control.

  • Armley Leisure Centre
  • Leeds, UK
  • 15
  • The £28m Armley leisure project, overseen by Leeds City Council, represents one of the largest investments in sport and leisure facilities ever seen in the city. The range of facilities includes a main 25-metre swimming pool, 10-metre learner pool, hydrotherapy pool, 100-station Bodyline gym, four-court sports hall, two-court sports hall, dance studio and a café.
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Brief

The centre required hygienic door systems for a new state of the art sports facility.

Solution

Dortek supplied hygienic doors to match the specification which where extremely durable, low maintenance and resistant to moisture. Dortek GRP doors are easy to clean and unaffected by steam, chlorine and cleaning agents. They will not rust, swell, or warp even after years of exposure to moisture and water.

  • Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Australia
  • Sydney, Australia
  • 8
  • Prince of Wales Private Hospital is a 440 bed major public teaching hospital located in Sydney. Collocated with Prince of Wales (Public) Hospital, Royal Hospital for Women and Sydney Children’s Hospital. The hospital provides a a full range of services to the people of New South Wales, Australia.
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Brief

As part of a refurbishment the hospital required hygienic doors to replace its existing operating theatre doors.

Solution

Dortek supplied our ultra clean GRP doors across clinical areas. Our hospital doors are specially suited to the cleaning regimes needed to prevent the spread of infection. The smooth and seamless construction of our doors means that bacteria cannot build up on ledges or voids.

  • The Royal Liverpool University Hospital, UK
  • UK
  • 20
  • Automations
  • The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest hospital trusts in the north of England serving more than 465,000 people in Liverpool.
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Brief

The hospital required new operating theatre doors as part of a major refurbishment. The upgrade was an essential part of the trusts strategy to drive infection control and operating efficiency across its theatres. Dortek were asked to replace the existing timber doors with a more functional and hygienic alternative to meet these goals.

Solution

Dortek supplied and installed specialist hermetic sliding doors with automations for easy access. These doors have a unique hermetically sealing gasket system which gives them a 99% air tight seal. After installing the doors the hospital were able to reduce the volume of clean air fed into the theatres by over 20%. The air, which has to be regulated and controlled for particulates, humidity and temperature, is a considerable expense per cubic metre, so the long term cost saved from this were significant. As well as delivering operational efficiency, Dortek doors have a smooth and void free surface. This prevents them from harbouring bacteria and makes them easy to clean for flawless hygiene and infection control.

  • Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital , Samoa  
  • Samoa
  • 5
  • The chief hospital of Samoa is the Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital at Motootua. It is the National Hospital of Samoa and is located in the capital. The hospital provides primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare facilities in addition to offering a range of specialist medical services, surgery and outpatients clinics.
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Brief

As part of an extension the hospital required hygienic doors for its new laboratory areas.

Solution

Dortek supplied our ultra clean GRP doors with drop down seals, frame seals and vision panels. Our doors smooth, hygienic and non absorbent properties make them ideal for hospital environments where infection control is a key priority. 

  • Spire Hospital, Manchester
  • Manchester
  • 30+
  • Spire Manchester Hospital opened in 1981 and offers a comprehensive range of services and facilities including specialist treatment for complex orthopaedic and spinal surgery. 
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Brief

As part of an ongoing relationship with Spire Healthcare, Dortek were chosen to provide hygienic GRP doors for a refurbishment and full upgrade to their operating theatres.

Solution

Dortek supplied and installed ultra clean GRP hinged doors and hermetic bi-parting sliding doors across staff changing areas, treatment rooms and operating theatres. The doors were essential to maintaining infection control and minimising energy consumption throughout theatres which have a laminar air flow system.

  • NZ Pharmaceuticals, New Zealand
  • New Zealand
  • 5
  • The company is ranked in the NZ top 500 companies list and has a strong export focus with over 95% of its products being exported to all parts of the world. NZ Pharmaceuticals manufactures a range of biochemical's and natural extracts for the health, food and cosmetic sectors.
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Brief

As part of a refurbishment the plant required fire rated GRP doors.

Solution

Dortek supplied hygienic fire rated GRP doors across manufacturing areas. Our doors unique seamless design and void free surfaces are critical to meeting strict quality standards. The doors were essential for providing fire protection in production areas and minimising the risk of contamination. 

  • Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham
  • Birmingham, UK
  • 5
  • The new hybrid operating theatre, one of only three of its kind in the UK and a first in the Midlands, recently opened to welcome its first patients. It will see the hospital, part of the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust; confirm its position as the regional centre for vascular surgery.
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Brief

The hospital required specialist fully encapsulated hybrid doors for their new hybrid operating suite.

Solution

Dortek’s specialist hybrid theatre doors were specified for the theatre and will play an essential role in maintaining infection control. Our hybrid doors offer a combination of fire, laser and x-ray protection as well as being automated to provide easy access. The hermetically sealing gasket system gives the door a 99% air tight seal in order to minimise the build up of airborne particles. Our hybrid doors have an ultra flush, seamless surface to prevent bacteria from harbouring and make them easily wiped clean.

  • Alkermes
  • Ireland
  • 93
  • Automations, windows and transfer hatches
  • Alkermes is a global biopharmaceutical company developing innovative medicines for the treatment of the central nervous system (CNS) diseases. Headquartered in Dublin, Alkermes plc has a manufacturing facility in Athlone, Ireland, a R&D centre in Waltham, Massachusetts; and a manufacturing facility in Wilmington, Ohio.
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Brief

As part of a €20m investment in its manufacturing facility based in Athlone, the company required hygienic doors , windows and transfer hatches.

Solution

As part of the refurbishment Dortek installed more than 93 hygienic doors and 42 observation windows at the site. The range of doors including hygienic hinged and sliding doors, automated doors, fire rated doors, rapid roll doors, transfer hatches and observation windows. Our doors unique seamless design and ledge free windows are critical to meeting strict quality standards.  

  • Dunelm
  • UK
  • Dunelm is a major British based home furnishings retailer with over 100 stores throughout the UK. They are one of the largest homeware retailers in the UK.
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Brief

Dunelm were looking for strong and versatile fire rated doors which stand up to heavy traffic. The doors needed to be easy to operate for staff who use them on a frequent basis to transport stock between the warehouse and shop floor.

Solution

Dortek have supplied and installed 1 hour fire rated GRP traffic doors into 9 Dunelm stores throughout the UK. Dortek traffic doors are specifically designed to offer reliable, safe and robust operation. They are ideally suited to retail and warehouse environments.

  • B&M
  • UK
  • B&M Stores were founded in 1976 and have become of one of the leading variety retailers in the UK. They employ over 20,000 staff in 450 stores throughout the UK.
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Brief

Due to increased store sizes and the need for larger warehouses. B&M required 1 hour fire rated doors in order to meet fire regulations. It was also important the doors were hard wearing, easy to operate and able to withstand heavy trolley use.

Solution

B&M specified Dortek’s GRP fire rated doors and double action traffic doors. These doors are extremely strong and durable with a long life cycle. Dortek have supplied and installed doors in over 60 stores throughout the UK.

  • Banantyne Health Clubs
  • UK Wide
  • 100+
  • Bannatyne's are the largest independent chain of health clubs in the UK. Bannatyne's operates on a membership scheme and typically consists of a gymnasium, swimming pool, spa, sauna, steam room and aerobic studios.
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Brief

Bannatyne's required doors solutions for wet areas which are exposed to high levels of traffic, frequent moisture and corrosive chemicals.

Solution

Dortek doors have been specified across numerous Bannatyne health clubs throughout the UK. Their fully encapsulated construction makes them completely moisture proof and easy to clean. Dortek GRP sliding doors are also a popular choice for maximising space in family and disabled changing areas.

  • University of Surrey’s School of Veterinary Medicine, UK
  • Surrey, UK
  • 10+
  • The new £40 million school of veterinary medicine in Surrey will comprise of three buildings including teaching spaces, operating areas and a pathology building. The facility is for specialist veterinary referral practice Fitzpatrick Referrals, which features in The Supervet series on Channel 4.
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Brief

The centre required hygienic door solutions for the centre’s animal examination and treatment areas.

Solution

Dortek manufactured specialist hygienic hinged doors with stainless steel frames for the facility. Fire rated and lead lined doors were also supplied across clinical areas and x-ray rooms. Our seamless doors are completely void free, easy to clean and do not harbour bacteria making them ideal for veterinary research facilities.

  • Ng Teng Fong Hospital
  • Singapore
  • 100+
  • Automations
  • The Ng Teng Fong General Hospital is an upcoming 700-bed hospital located in the Western part of Singapore. The NGFGH is the first ‘hospital within a city’ designed in Singapore. Pairing NGFGH with Jurong Community Hospital is key to the governments strategy of maintaining simple, affordable healthcare as the population ages.
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Brief

The Ng Teng Fong General Hospital required hygienic door systems for clinical areas. The project is two hospitals by virtue of the program split between a government subsidized section and a private section.

Solution

Dortek supplied and installed over 100 specialist hygienic lead lined doors, many of which were automated. Dortek's Bi parting lead lined doors were supplied with large vision panels. Vision panels were used to enhance the healing environment by promoting natural daylight for patients. Wide lead lined hinged doors (1425mm) were specified to give clear traffic access throughout clinical areas.

  • Asda
  • UK
  • Asda are a British based supermarket chain which is ranked as the second largest Supermarket in the UK with over 500 stores. In July 1999, Asda became a subsidiary of the American retail company Walmart.
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Brief

Asda were looking for alternative suppliers for their heavy use traffic doors for sales floor and warehouse areas.

Solution

Dortek GRP crash doors were specified due to their high quality, strength and durability. Dortek have supplied and installed over 200 doors in over 70 stores throughout the UK.

  • Morrison's M Local
  • UK
  • Morrison's M Local is the convenience arm of Britain's fourth largest supermarket chain Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc. These convenience stores have a similar format to small Tesco Express and Sainsbury's Local stores, but include a wider range of ready-to-eat hot foods & a salad bar.
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Brief

In 2013 Morrison’s entered the convenience market under the M Local banner and set about opening a large number of stores in a small period of time. Morrison’s required high quality hygienic doors for use across their in-store bakeries, sales floors and warehouse areas.

Solution

Dortek supplied and installed hygienic hinged GRP doors and fire rated doors across pilot stores. Our products exceeded the clients specifications and we supplied and installed our GRP doors and steel hinged fire escape doors into over 100 new M Local stores throughout the UK. Our doors are chosen for retail environments due to their outstanding hygienic properties, strength and durability.

  • Wilko
  • UK
  • Wilko Retail (formerly Wilkinsons Hardware Store) is a British high street chain selling primarily homewares and household goods.
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Brief

Wilko’s were looking for high quality, long lasting traffic doors to replace their outdated PVC doors. The store refurbishments were part of a company rebrand which included the ‘One Touch’ programme. The new store format aims to give consumers a “multi-channel experience”, whereby they can buy online and collect in store.

Solution

Dortek GRP crash doors have been supplied and installed in over 200 Wilko’s stores as part of the ‘One Touch’ programme. Dortek doors are specified due to their durable, long lasting and aesthetically pleasing qualities.

  • The Range
  • UK
  • The Range is recognised for its unique variety with more than 65,000 products across 16 departments including; DIY, Homewares, Furniture, Lighting, Arts & Crafts and Garden. The company operates 85 stores across England, Scotland and Wales.
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Brief

The Range were looking for strong, hard wearing and long lasting doors to replace their old worn PVC doors across sales floor and warehouse areas.

Solution

Dortek ‘s GRP crash doors were chosen due to their longevity, operational efficiency, low maintenance costs and aesthetically pleasing appearance. The Dortek crash door is now the door of choice for all Range stores – new or refurbished.

  • Ellesmere Port Sports Village
  • Cheshire, UK
  • 20+
  • The new £15m sports village is part of a £70m investment by the borough in leisure facilities across Cheshire West and Chester. The village includes a 25m eight lane swimming pool, an eight court sports hall, fitness suite, community room, dance studios and a cafe.
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Brief

The new sports village required strong, waterproof doors which could stand up to heavy traffic.

Solution

Dortek GRP doors were fitted across the centres pool, sports and changing areas. GRP doors are exceptionally lightweight, impact resistant with long lasting built in colour. This gives them low life cycle costs and means they are often proven to outlive their usage. The non-porous smooth hygienic surfaces of Dortek doors make them extremely easy to clean.

  • Dobbies Garden Centre
  • UK
  • Dobbies Garden Centre are one of the UK’s leading garden centre businesses with 35 stores throughout the UK. From humble beginnings in 1865, Dobbies is working towards creating the UK’s first national garden centre brand and continues to grow through strategic acquisition and new site development.
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Brief

Dobbies wanted to build new stores complete with a restaurant and fully equipped kitchen.

Solution

Dortek supplied and installed our single and double action GRP hinged doors throughout kitchen areas. Our doors are void free, easily cleaned and resistant to cleaning chemicals making them ideal for food environments. The aesthetically pleasing appearance of our doors also makes them ideal for customer facing areas. Dortek have installed doors in 10 Dobbies Garden Centres throughout the UK.

  • Dick White Referrals
  • Cambridge, UK
  • 5
  • Dick White Referrals is a centre of veterinary excellence based in Six Mile Bottom, near Cambridge. It is a referral only centre, which means that all patients are referred by first opinion veterinary surgeons. The centre provides a comprehensive service across a wide range of disciplines as well as an active training programme for vets.
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Brief

The centre required specialist hygienic doors for their new operating facilities which include two new theatres.

Solution

Dortek manufactured and installed hygienic double action hinged doors with stainless steel frames for the practice. Dortek's seamless doors are completely void free, easy to clean and do not harbour bacteria making them ideal for veterinary facilities.

  • Fame Pharmaceuticals
  • Myanmar
  • Interlocking
  • Fame Pharmaceuticals produces natural and organic medicines for local and overseas markets including Singapore, Malaysia, Kuwait, Korea, Japan and Thailand. Products include medicinal and nutritional supplements for a variety of minor and major diseases including skin conditions, tuberculosis, diabetes, hypertension and cancer.
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Brief

Having worked in pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities around the world, Dortek were trusted to provide hygienic door solutions for the sites new QC laboratory.

Solution

Dortek’s hygienic GRP hinged doors were supplied and installed with interlocking. Our doors unique seamless design, frame and floor seals and ledge free windows were all critical to meeting strict quality standards including cGMP and ISO. The laboratory will play an essential role in maintaining the high quality, low cost products that the company are known for.

  • Life Sciences Park, Malta
  • Malta
  • 270+
  • Fire rated glazed overhead panels
  • The Government of Malta is funding a state-of-the-art life sciences centre, named the BioMalta campus, in San Gwann. The centre is being developed to foster the growth of the country's life sciences industry and is expected to create more than 500 jobs by 2019. The campus will include world class facilities such as laboratories, offices, lecture theatres, meeting rooms and a number of perfectly equipped shared facilities. Giving local and international organisations space to research, explore and create.
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Brief

The BioMalta campus will initially consist of four buildings comprising of 10,000m² of laboratory space and 3,500m² of business incubation facilities. There will be 61 lab units, including 11 incubation units. The campus is proposed to include wet laboratories designed in accordance with the standards of BS/EN 12128:1998, which suggests the containment levels to be maintained in biotechnology laboratories.

The design of the labs will be modular, so that contracting companies can modify the space arrangement to suit their requirements. The containment level of the labs will be maintained by using ventilation and extraction systems with high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters.

Solution

Dortek supplied hygienic non fire rated and fire rated doors across the campuses research laboratories. Our seamless doors are ultra clean, non porous and do not harbour bacteria, making them ideal for life science facilities.

  • Ninoy Aquino Airport, Manila, The Philippines
  • Manila, The Philippines
  • 15
  • The Ninoy Aquino International Airport or NAIA, also known as Manila International Airport, is the airport serving Manila and its surrounding metropolitan area.
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Brief

The airport required reliable doors which are strong and durable with a clean aesthetic appearance for its airline catering facilities.

Solution

Dortek's fire rated hygienic doors and traffic doors are the ultimate solution for in flight catering facilities. Their strength and durability means they can withstand heavy pedestrian and trolley traffic whilst also meeting strict hygiene requirements. The doors are completely inorganic (timber free) and waterproof which prevents bacteria from gathering and multiplying undetected.

  • Genzyme
  • Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
  • Genzyme, a Sanofi Company, based in Massachusetts is a world leading Biotech company. Focusing on transformative therapies, Genzyme’s goal is to create treatments for rare diseases and make people’s lives better. Research and development efforts span a range of medical areas, including genetic disease, kidney disease, orthopaedics, cardiovascular disease, cancer, immune-mediated disease and transplantation.
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Brief

Having worked in Sanofi facilities around the world, Dortek were trusted to provide door solutions for an expansion at its facility in Framingham. The facility required a hygienic door solution that can easily integrate in cleanroom panel systems.

Solution

Dortek are supplying swing doors into a cleanroom panelling system. Working with the project architects, our technical sales team helped to develop the specification for this project. Biotech cleanrooms require the highest level of hygiene, Dortek’s seamless, void free GRP doors are ideally suited to this facility and industry.

  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital
  • New York, United States
  • 10
  • Automations
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital, based in New York City, is one of the nation's largest and most comprehensive hospitals and a leading provider of inpatient, ambulatory, and preventive care in all areas of medicine. It is among the top ten hospitals in the United States and the largest in New York City with 2,600 beds and more than 2 million visits a year.
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Brief

The hospital required sliding doors for ease of access to wet laboratories and clinical areas. The doors needed to be ultra hygienic and water resistant.

Solution

Dortek are supplying hygienic automated and manual sliding doors across clinical areas. Working with the project architects, our technical sales team helped to develop the specification for this project. Our doors seamless, durable and non absorbent properties make them ideal for hospitals.

  • Nestle, Philippines
  • Batangas, Philippines
  • 15
  • Nestlé Philippines Inc. was founded in 1911 and is the Philippine unit of Swiss food and beverage giant Nestlé. Nestlé opened a new factory in Tanauan near Batangas. The facility will produce Coffee-Mate Non-Dairy Creamer and Bear Brand Powdered Milk Drink. Demand for both these brands has been significantly increasing.
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Brief

Nestle required hygienic door solutions for its new manufacturing facility.

Solution

Dortek supplied single action doors across production areas. Our seamless doors are hygienic, easy to clean and do not harbour bacteria making them ideal for food facilities.

  • Institut Pasteur, France
  • Paris, France
  • 30
  • The Institut Pasteur is a french non-profit private foundation dedicated to the study of biology, micro-organisms, diseases, and vaccines. For over a century, the Institut Pasteur has been at the forefront of the battle against infectious diseases. This worldwide research organisation based in Paris was the first to isolate HIV and has since been responsible for numerous breakthrough discoveries against diseases such as diphtheria, tetanus, influenza & yellow fever.
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Brief

The Institut Pasteur required hygienic door solutions as part of a reconstruction and development program at the site.

Solution

Dortek supplied non fire rated and fire rated single action doors across research and laboratory areas. Our seamless doors are hygienic, easy to clean and do not harbour bacteria making them ideal for research facilities. The project was completed by our partner Erpor’t.

  • The Francis Crick Institute
  • UK
  • 500+
  • Automations, Rodent Barriers
  • The Francis Crick Institute (the Crick) will be an inter-disciplinary medical research institute. Its work will help understand why disease develops and find new ways to treat, diagnose and prevent illnesses such as cancer, heart disease and stroke, infections, and neurodegenerative diseases. The Crick is a consortium of six of the UK’s most successful scientific and academic organisations.
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Brief

The Crick required hygienic door solutions and automation systems to be installed throughout the facility.

Solution

Dortek designed and installed more than 500 bespoke hygienic doors and automation systems throughout the facility. This included non fire rated and fire rated single action and sliding doors & hermetically sealing sliding doors. Our doors were essential for providing protection across hazardous fire areas. Our void free doors are also hygienic, easy to clean, non absorbent and do not harbour bacteria. This makes them ideally suited to research laboratories which are sensitive to contamination.

  • Kerry Foods, Penang Malaysia
  • Malaysia
  • 25
  • Kerry Ingredients & Flavours is a global division of Kerry Group. The business is aligned across three regions: Americas, Asia-Pacific and EMEA. Kerry supplies over 15,000 food, ingredients and flavour products to some of the biggest names in the food industry globally.
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Brief

Kerry foods required hygienic doors solutions as part of a refurbishment to replace existing stainless steel doors at the facility.

Solution

Dortek supplied single action doors throughout the facility. Dortek doors are smooth, seamless, waterproof and void free making them ideal for food and food flavouring facilities.

  • Kerry Foods, Tampoi Malaysia
  • Malaysia
  • 30
  • Kerry Group plc is one of the main global suppliers of food ingredients and flavours as well as a leading processor and marketer of branded consumer foods. The Irish firm operates manufacturing plants in 19 countries, with sales of its 10,000 plus products reaching more than 140 countries. The Kerry Factory in Tampoi, Malaysia is a dried milk facility.
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Brief

Kerry required hygienic doors solutions as part of a refurbishment to replace existing stainless steel doors at the facility.

Solution

Dortek supplied non fire and fire rated single action doors with wrap around stainless steel door frames which line the existing reveals. Dortek doors are smooth, seamless, waterproof and void free making them ideal for dried milk facilities.

  • Chemical Company Malaysia
  • Malaysia
  • 28
  • Since 1966, Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad (CCM) has had a significant corporate presence in Malaysia. The CCM Group offers a wide range of products and services to the chemicals, healthcare and agricultural industries. Core business activities include, chemical products and applications, fertilizers and technical advisory services, pharmaceuticals & healthcare products.
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Brief

CCM chemicals required hygienic door solutions for its new building at the Klang facility in Malaysia.

Solution

The original specification was for steel doors but the client decided this facility needed a higher specification. Dortek hygienic doors offer many benefits over steel doors including being much lighter, easier to operate, seamless, void free, easy to clean and much more hygienic. The cleanroom walls were a modular sandwich panel system so Dortek supplied a wraparound bolt through door frame suitable for the wall construction.

  • Fonterra, Indonesia
  • Indonesia
  • 54
  • Hygienic Windows
  • Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited is a New Zealand multinational dairy co-operative owned by 10,600 New Zealand farmers. The company is responsible for approximately 30% of the world's dairy exports. This new plant in Indonesia is Fonterra's first manufacturing facility in the country. It will have the capacity to pack and blend 12,000 tonnes of advanced and base nutrition milk powder products annually.
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Brief

Fonterra required hygienic door solutions for its new blending and packing plant in Indonesia.

Solution

Dortek supplied hygienic single action fire and non fire rated doors across the facility. The hygienic, waterproof door has no seams for dirt or bacteria to grow making it ideal for dairy facilities.

  • The South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI)
  • Australia
  • 55
  • The new health and medical research facility is located on North Terrace next to the new Royal Adelaide Hospital site (NRAH) in Adelaide's west end. The world class medical research facility is a modern and striking new iconic building housing up to 675 researchers encouraging innovation and improvement in health services which should benefit the whole community.
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Brief

SAHMRI required hygienic door solutions to be installed throughout the facility.

Solution

Dortek supplied non fire rated and fire rated single action and sliding doors. Our seamless doors are hygienic, robust and easy to clean making them ideal for research laboratories.

  • Covance
  • UK
  • 20
  • Covance is a drug development service company that, through unique perspective and precision delivery, has helped bring one third of prescription drugs on the market. Headquartered in New Jersey its one of the largest companies of its kind in the world.
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Brief

Covance required hygienic door solutions for its research site in Harrogate.

Solution

Dortek supplied single action doors across laboratory areas. Our seamless doors are hygienic, easy to clean and do not harbour bacteria making them ideal for research facilities.

  • Glanbia, Ballyragget
  • Ballyragget, Ireland
  • 330
  • Glanbia Ingredients is Ireland’s leading dairy ingredients company and processes 1.6 billion litres of milk which is approx. 30% of Ireland’s milk production. The company produces a range of dairy-based ingredients and proteins. Their facility at Ballyragget is one of Europe’s largest integrated dairy processing facilities.
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Brief

Ganbia required hygienic door solutions as part of an investment at its milk processing plant in Ballyragget.

Solution

Dortek supplied single action and single action fire doors across production areas. Our seamless doors are hygienic, easy to clean and do not harbour bacteria making them ideal for infant nutrition facilities.

  • Glanbia, Belview
  • Belview, Ireland
  • 62
  • Glanbia, Ireland’s largest dairy ingredients business, processes 1.6 billion litres of milk annually into butter, cheese, milk proteins, whey derivatives, milk powders and specialist blends. Glanbia currently markets over 214,000 tonnes of diary products and ingredients on a business to business basis to customers in over 50 countries.
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Brief

Glanbia required hygienic door solutions which are void free. The doors are for a major new dairy powder plant which will focus on supplying nutritional powders to export markets including the Middle East, Africa, Central America and Asia.

Solution

Dortek supplied single action and single action fire doors across production areas. Our seamless doors are hygienic, void free, easy to clean and do not harbour bacteria making them ideal for infant nutrition facilities.

  • Charles River Labs
  • Scotland
  • 300+
  • Windows & Automations
  • Charles River Laboratories is an American corporation with 70 facilities in 18 countries. They partner with leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, government and academic organisations around the world to provide products and services that span all stages of drug discovery and development.
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Brief

Following a merger with Inveresk Research Group Inc, Charles River required hygienic door solutions for the facility.

Solution

Dortek supplied single action non fire and fire rated doors across research areas. Our fire doors have a patented concealed intumescant strip which maintains a seamless hygienic profile. Dortek GRP doors are smooth, durable and easy to clean making them ideal for research and life science facilities.

  • RSPCA Newbrook Farm Animal Welfare Centre
  • UK
  • 30+
  • Vision panels & automations
  • RSPCA Newbrook Farm Animal Welfare Centre is situated in 72 acres of glorious countryside in Frankley. The state of the art hospital cares for up to 150 animals and is also used for filming ITV's Give A Pet Home series and the Dog Rescuers.
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Brief

The RSPCA required hygienic GRP doors for the centre’s clinical areas which includes digital x-ray rooms, prep rooms, operating theatres and an isolation block for seriously ill patients.

Solution

Dortek supplied seamless GRP doors with stainless steel frames across treatment areas. Our hygienic doors are extremely hardwearing, water and bacteria resistant. This makes them ideally suited to veterinary practices where infection control is the priority.

  • The London Clinic, Harley Street
  • London
  • 5
  • The London clinic is one of the UK’s largest private hospitals. Located in the heart of London’s world famous medical district it is the first hospital to have hybrid theatres. Hybrid operating theatres combine the surgical capacity of traditional operating rooms with the imaging capabilities of a catheterisation lab.
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Brief

The trust required specialist hybrid operating theatre doors for its new hybrid operating suite. The hybrid theatre provides the surgical technology to enable surgeons to switch between open vascular surgery and endovascular surgery as necessary, with full real-time imaging support.

Solution

Dortek's hygienic operating theatre doors were installed in theatre areas with x-ray protection to accommodate x-ray equipment. Doors were also automated to allow staff to open and close them without touching to reduce the risk of infection. Dortek hybrid operating theatre doors can combine a number of key properties all in one hygienic door. Whether its x-ray rated, automated, fire rated, waterproof or hermetically sealing sliding, these doors were a versatile solution for these new breed of hybrid operating theatres.

  • Nestle Lentera, Indonesia
  • Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 106
  • Nestle, one of the world's largest food companies in the world opened a new production facility in Indonesia. The facility will help strengthen Nestlé's position in the emerging markets of health conscious consumers in Indonesia. The factory will produce infant cereals, chocolate malt drinks and milk powder.
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Brief

Nestle required hygienic door solutions for their new factory in Karawang, West Java.

Solution

Dortek supplied single action doors and hermetically sealing sliding doors across production areas. Our doors smooth, seamless, hygienic design makes them easy to clean and maintain.

  • Nestle, Zimbabwe
  • Zimbabwe, Africa
  • 8
  • Transfer Hatch
  • Nestlé is one of the world's leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness companies and has been present in Zimbabwe for over 50 years. Nestlés factory in Harare, produces milk powder and cereals for the local market.
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Brief

Nestle required hygienic door solutions as part of a project to upgrade and expand production capacity and boost exports to markets in neighbouring countries.

Solution

Dortek supplied a range of hygienic doors across production areas. These included non fire rated and fire rated sliding doors, non fire rated and fire rated single and double action doors. Our hygienic doors are smooth, seamless and easily cleaned making them ideal for applications where hygiene and food safety are paramount.

  • Nestle, Kenya
  • Kenya, Africa
  • 22
  • Nestle is one of the world’s largest food and beverage companies. Nestlé's Equatorial regional office is based in Nairobi and handles the operations of 20 countries in Africa which include Zimbabwe, Kenya, Angola, Uganda, Tanzania and Madagascar among others. Some of its consumer goods include cereal, baby milk powder, coffee and instant noodles.
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Brief

Nestle required hygienic door solutions as part of a project to expand and upgrade their production capacity in Nairobi. Plans include a new production line to support a recently launched food service division known as the Nestle professional.

Solution

Dortek supplied double action crash doors across production areas. Our doors hygienic, durable and easy to clean qualities make them ideal for food manufacturing.

  • Medical Research Council, Uganda
  • Uganda, Africa
  • 7
  • The MRC / UVRI Uganda research Unit on AIDS was established following a request in 1988 from the Ugandan Government to the British Government for collaboration on the research of HIV infection and AIDS. The Unit is an institution of the UK MRC integrated into the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI). 
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Brief

The MRC required hygienic door solutions for its research facilities.

Solution

Dortek supplied single and double action non fire and fire doors across research areas. Our hygienic doors are smooth, seamless and easy to clean making them ideal for research facilities.

  • Salford Royal Hospital, Salford
  • Salford, UK
  • 10
  • Automations & Interlocking
  • One of the top-performing hospitals in the UK, Salford Royal is a national centre for a wide range of specialist treatments, including brain, bone, kidney, intestine and dermatology.
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Brief

The hospital required new hygienic door systems for an expansion to accommodate three new operating theatre suites which will allow the trust to be at the forefront of new procedures.

Solution

Dortek supplied hygienic hermetically sealing sliding doors which were lead lined and fire rated. The doors were automated and interlocked with indicator lights to reduce the risk of air contamination. These ultra clean sliding doors meet the required pressure for Operating Theatre and Anaesthetic Rooms in line with HTM03-01 more effectively than swing doors. They also make the best use of space and their lead lining accommodates laser & radiology procedures.

  • Health Point Hospital, Abu Dhabi
  • Abu Dhabi
  • 15
  • Healthpoint, a Mubadala Company, is a world-class, fully integrated, primary and multi-specialty hospital at Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi. Bringing a wide range of outpatient and inpatient services to Abu Dhabi, Healthpoint provides the highest standards of clinically and technologically advanced medicine, patient safety and patient experience to address some of the Emirate’s most pressing healthcare needs.
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Brief

Health Point required hygienic door solutions to replace their existing hospital doors.

Solution

Dortek supplied sliding fire rated doors throughout the hospitals operating theatres. The doors were essential for providing fire protection in patient areas and minimising the spread of infection with their smooth and seamless design which prevents the harbour of bacteria.

  • DP World, London Gateway
  • London, UK
  • 70
  • On the doorstep of London, with unrivalled deep-water access, road and rail links to the whole of the UK, London Gateway is a newly built, state-of-the-art, highly automated deep-sea container port. London Gateway has been modelled on DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali facility in Dubai, which has been voted ‘Best Seaport in the Middle East’ for 19 consecutive years.
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Brief

DP World required hygienic door solutions for their new deep sea container port.

Solution

Dortek supplied a range of doors including non fire rated and fire rated single action doors and hermetically sealing sliding chiller and freezer doors into goods storage areas. Our durable, hygienic, waterproof and easy maintenance doors made them ideal for this project.

  • Mead Johnson, Thailand
  • Thailand
  • 20
  • Mead Johnson, a global leader in paediatric nutrition, develops, manufactures, markets and distributes more than 70 products in over 50 markets worldwide. Mead Johnson has a deep heritage in Thailand. For 40 years, they’ve been a local leader in pediatric nutrition with their ‘Enfa’ family of products.
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Brief

Mead Johnson required hygienic doors as part of an expansion at their facility in Thailand to increase production capacity.

Solution

Dortek supplied sliding doors and hinged single and double action doors across production areas. Our seamless doors are hygienic, easy to clean and do not harbour bacteria making them ideal for infant nutrition facilities.

  • Mead Johnson, China
  • Guangzhou, China
  • 20
  • Established in 1993, Mead Johnson China’s 60,000 sq-meters production base is located in the Guangzhou Development District. The company mainly manufactures milk formula products for pregnant mothers, infants and young children. Brands that have been introduced into China’s product line-up include Enfamama, Enfapro, Enfagrow, Enfakid, and Enfaschool.
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Brief

Mead Johnson required hygienic door solutions as part of an expansion at their facility in China

Solution

Dortek supplied non fire rated and fire rated single action doors across production areas. Their hygienic, heatproof and waterproof properties make them ideal for infant nutritional facilities.

  • GSK, Melbourne
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • 25
  • GSK’s Boronia site, on the outskirts of Melbourne manufactures medicines for conditions including migraine, herpes, epilepsy, smoking cessation, hypertension, asthma, pain relief and anti-virals. The site is also the company's largest in the world for the production of sterile and non-sterile liquid products that utilise state-of-the-art ‘blow-fill-seal’ (BFS) technology.
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Brief

GSK required hygienic door solutions as part of an investment to expand their manufacturing and drug development activities at the facility in Victoria.

Solution

Dortek supplied single action doors across R&D and production areas. Our seamless doors are ultra hygienic and easy to clean making them ideal for pharmaceutical and research facilities.

  • Danone
  • Wexford, Ireland
  • 100+
  • Automations & Interlocking
  • Danone is one of the most successful healthy food companies in the world. This facility at Wexford produces baby nutrition products such as Cow & Gate, Aptamil, Nutrilon and Bebilon for the Irish, UK, Dutch, Belgian, Spanish, Portuguese and Polish markets. The site also produces Infant Milk Base Powder for sister baby-food sites within the group.
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Brief

Danone required hygienic door solutions for an expansion at its infant nutrition facility at Wexford. The expansion is part of the company's four year €180m investment programme in its Irish operations in Macroom and Wexford. Danone expects its capacity expansion to cater to the increasing demand for infant and toddler milk in Europe and Asia.

Solution

Dortek supplied single action fire and non fire rated doors across production areas. Our seamless doors are hygienic, easy to clean and do not harbour bacteria making them ideal for infant nutrition facilities.

  • Glanbia, Virginia
  • Virginia, Co. Cavan, Ireland
  • 58
  • Glanbia plc is a global performance nutrition and ingredients group with operations in 32 countries. It has leading market positions in sports nutrition, cheese, dairy ingredients, speciality non-dairy ingredients and vitamin and mineral premixes. Glanbia is one of the top ten dairy companies in the world. Glanbia production facilities in Ireland include Drogheda, Ballitore, Ballyraggett, Kilkenny, Inch, Kilmeaden and Virginia. Glanbia products are sold or distributed in over 130 countries.
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Brief

Glanbia required hygienic door solutions for its dairy plant in Virginia.

Solution

Dortek supplied single action and single action fire doors across production areas. Our seamless doors are hygienic, easy to clean and do not harbour bacteria making them ideal for infant nutrition facilities.

  • Kepak
  • Ballymahon, Ireland
  • 20
  • Kepak Group, an Irish based company, is one of Europe’s leading food innovators, engaged in processing and marketing a full range of meat proteins in varied formats and presentations. The group has a number of manufacturing facilities throughout Ireland and the UK, with sales offices in the key European and International markets.
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Brief

Kepak required hygienic fire door solutions as part of an investment to upgrade their factory.

Solution

Dortek supplied single action fire doors across production areas. Our fire resistant doors are seamless, easy to clean and do not harbour bacteria making them ideal for food facilities.

  • United Biscuits
  • Glasgow, Scotland
  • 35
  • United Biscuits is one of the largest world’s pre-eminent branded snacks businesses. They produce a range of market known biscuits, crackers, cakes and savoury snacks. In over 100 years of operation they now hold a portfolio of brands which include McVities, Jacobs, Mini Cheddars and Go ahead.
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Brief

United Biscuits required hygienic fire door solutions as part of a project to upgrade their fire strategy.

Solution

Dortek supplied single action fire doors across production areas. Our fire resistant doors are smooth, seamless and easy to clean making them ideal for food facilities.

  • Carlsberg
  • Northampton, UK
  • 25
  • The Carlsberg Group is one of the leading brewery groups in the world, with a large portfolio of beer and other beverage brands. The flagship brand – Carlsberg – is one of the best-known beer brands in the world. More than 40,000 people work for the Carlsberg Group and products are sold in more than 150 markets.
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Brief

Carlsberg required hygienic door solutions as part of an expansion to add a new bottling plant at its Northampton site.

Solution

Dortek supplied non fire rated and fire rated single and double action doors. The doors were essential for providing fire protection in production and packaging areas. Their hygienic, heatproof and waterproof properties also make them ideal for breweries.

  • Coors
  • Burton-on-Trent, UK
  • 12
  • Fire Windows
  • Molson Coors is an international brewing company that has been brewing, innovating and delighting the world’s drinkers for over 350 years. The company has offices in Canada, the UK, Asia and the US. Molson Coors is the second largest brewer in the UK and has a portfolio of over 100 brands including Carling, Coors Light and Worthington’s.
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Brief

As part of an upgrade to its brewery Molson Coors required hygienic door solutions.

Solution

Dortek supplied fire rated doors and windows into the production and packaging site. Our hygienic doors have no seams for dirt or bacteria to grow and are easily cleaned. They are also completely waterproof making them ideal for breweries. Our flush fire rated windows were installed in offices above the factory to provide easy viewing onto the factory floor.

  • Faccenda Chickens
  • Brackley, UK
  • 30
  • The Faccenda Group is a privately owned UK business established in 1962 which supplies fresh chicken products. It is the second-largest chicken processing company in the UK.
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Brief

Faccenda required hygienic door solutions as part of a refurbishment at its processing plant.

Solution

Dortek supplied hygienic single action fire and non fire rated and traffic doors. The hygienic, waterproof door has no seams for dirt or bacteria to grow making it ideal for food production environments.

  • Ikea
  • UK, Ireland
  • Ikea is one of the world's largest furniture manufacturers with over 300 stores in 40 countries.
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Brief

Ikea required lightweight and user friendly doors which are low maintenance but have a long trouble free life span.

Solution

Dortek have supplied and installed our GRP double action crash doors into all IKEA stores in the UK and Ireland as well as a new store recently opened in Melbourne, Australia.

  • Waitrose, UK
  • UK
  • Waitrose is a high end UK supermarket chain with over 300 branches.
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Brief

Waitrose required reliable, safe to use hygienic GRP doors which are both high quality and easy to clean.

Solution

Dortek supply and install automatic fire rated GRP doors between sales floor and warehouse areas and manual fire rated GRP doors to back of house food preparation and clean down areas in all new and refurbished Waitrose stores. Our doors are favoured for their high quality clean aesthetic appearance, hygienic qualities and reliability.

  • Tesco, China
  • China
  • Tesco are one of the world’s largest retailers who operate stores in 12 countries and serve millions of customers each week.
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Brief

Tesco required lightweight crash doors which are strong and durable with a clean aesthetic appearance.

Solution

Dortek have supplied over 500 GRP double action door sets to new Tesco stores across China. All doors and frames were manufactured in our Malaysian factory and were installed in sales floor areas as well as multiple back of house food preparation and clean down areas. Our doors were favoured for their aesthetic appearance, low maintenance costs, reliability and hygienic qualities.

  • Sainsbury’s & Sainsbury’s Local
  • UK
  • J. Sainsbury’s are the second largest supermarket chain in the UK based on market share. They currently operate nearly 600 supermarkets and over 500 convenience stores (Local).
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Brief

Sainsbury's required high impact crash doors which are easy to maintain and have specialist hygienic qualities suitable for use in food areas.

Solution

Dortek have supplied our GRP double action doors to Sainsbury stores for many years and in large volumes. We supply doors for the multiple trucking routes in each and every new and refurbished supermarket and the single sales floor location in each convenience (Local) store. We also supply doors to back of house food preparation areas as well as loading bays and dot.com areas. Our doors are favoured for their aesthetic appearance and their strength and reliability.

  • Aldi
  • UK, Ireland
  • Aldi are a German global discount supermarket chain that operates nearly 10,000 stores in over 14 European countries plus Australia and the USA. It is currently the fastest growing supermarket chain in the UK in which it recently opened its 500th store.
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Brief

Aldi required strong and robust hygienic crash doors which are ideal for food and retail applications.

Solution

Dortek have supplied and installed our GRP double action crash doors into the vast majority of Aldi stores in the UK and we now also supply and install our door in to all new Aldi stores in Ireland. Our door is particularly favoured because of its very low maintenance and service costs.

  • Lidl
  • Worldwide
  • Lidl are a German global discount supermarket chain that operates over 10,000 stores in over 20 European countries. It belongs to the holding company Schwarz Gruppe, which also owns the store chains Handelshof and hypermarket Kaufland.
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Brief

Lidl required highly versatile crash doors which are strong and sturdy and able to withstand regular heavy use.

Solution

Dortek have supplied and installed our GRP double action crash door into over 1,000 stores in the UK, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Greece, Cyprus, Malta, Germany, Spain, Croatia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Poland and the Czech Republic. Our door is particularly favoured because of its very low maintenance and service costs.

  • University College London (UCL), The Sainsbury Wellcome Centre
  • London, UK
  • 150
  • Ironmongery
  • The new research centre, named the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre, will provide a world-class facility for neuroscientists from UCL and around the world.
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Brief

The UCL required hygienic door solutions for the new research facility.

Solution

Dortek supplied hygienic GRP non fire rated and fire rated hinged and sliding doors across laboratory areas.
Acoustic door seals were also fitted to reduce noise levels. The doors unique seamless, hygienic and non absorbent properties make them ideal for research facilities.

  • Lonza
  • Singapore
  • 70
  • Vision Panels, Ironmongery & Interlocking
  • Lonza is a worldwide leader supplying the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries with biopharmaceuticals. Lonza furnishes different markets with state-of-the-art products, services, and research.
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Brief

Lonza required hygienic cleanroom doors for a new cell therapy facility at its Singapore site. This new facility will broaden the global presence and consolidate Lonza's leading position in the area of cell therapy production.

Solution

Dortek supplied fire rated and non fire rated hygienic GRP doors across the facility. The doors unique smooth, hygienic and non absorbent properties make them ideal for controlled cleanroom conditions.

  • The Kent Institute of Medicine & Surgery
  • Kent, UK
  • 40
  • Automations & Interlocking
  • The Kent Institute of Medicine and Surgery, is a hospital campus designed to offer excellent conditions for clinical practice. The buildings deliver complex surgical care, day treatment and out-patient consultation for a variety of clinical specialities.
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Brief

The new hospital campus required hygienic door systems throughout clinical areas.

Solution

Dortek supplied MF5 hermetically sealing sliding doors across operating theatres, theatre prep and scrub areas, dirty utility rooms and anaesthetic rooms. The MF5 door seals perfectly and has a smooth and seamless construction which helps to prevent cross contamination and wound infections.

  • Guys and St Thomas Hospital, Hybrid Theatres
  • London
  • 15
  • Automations
  • St Thomas is a large teaching hospital which is part of both Guy’s & St Thomas NHS Foundation. They provide a full range of hospital services for the local communities and specialist services for patients from further afield.
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Brief

The trust required specialist hygienic doors for the refurbishment of its existing operating theatres and the construction of a new state of the art hybrid theatre. The theatre is equipped with high quality imaging equipment and offers patients pioneering minimally invasive surgery.

Solution

Dortek supplied specialist operating theatre doors in theatre areas and the unique Dortek hybrid theatre door in the new hybrid operating theatre. The door has been designed to suit the versatility of the new breed of hybrid operating theatres and combines key properties such as hygiene, hermetic sealing, fire rating, automation and x-ray protection.

  • Watford Hospital, Maternity Unit
  • London
  • 16
  • The Trust's maternity service is amongst the largest in south-east England, with almost 6000 deliveries per annum. An investment in maternity services has delivered an increase in capacity.
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Brief

The hospital required hygienic door systems for the refurbishment of its maternity unit.

Solution

Dortek supplied 1 hour single action fire doors across the maternity and Gynae operating theatres. Dortek hygienic doors have a seamless construction which makes them impenetrable for dirt, moisture or bacteria. This makes them ideal for areas with high hygiene standards and rigorous cleaning regimes.

  • University Lewisham Hospital
  • London
  • 18
  • Automations
  • Lewisham hospital is a teaching hospital, as well as providing the majority of services of a traditional hospital it provides specialist services in areas including vascular surgery, neonatal intensive care and children’s day care surgery. It is also a showcase hospital with one of the lowest rates of infection in the UK.
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Brief

The hospital required hygienic door systems for a refurbishment to improve its primary care, accident and emergency services and to develop a new urgent care centre.

Solution

Dortek supplied single action fire rated and non fire rated doors throughout theatre areas. Our hygienic doors are ideal for hospitals because they have no seams, hidden cracks or crevices for germs to invade or inhabit.

  • London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • London
  • 45
  • The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health, with 3,500 students and more than 1,000 staff working in over 100 countries. The School is one of the highest-rated research institutions in the UK, and was recently cited as one of the world’s top universities for collaborative research.
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Brief

The school required hygienic door solutions for the refurbishment of its laboratories, teaching and research facilities.

Solution

Dortek supplied hygienic fire rated doors across the research facility. The tough, hygienic door has no seams for dirt or bacteria to grow making it ideal for sterile environments.

  • Whipps Cross Hospital
  • London
  • 10
  • Automations
  • Whipps Cross Hospital is in Leytonstone, East London, and serves 350,000 people in Waltham Forest, Redbridge, Epping Forest and other areas. It provides a full range of inpatient, outpatient and day care services as well as maternity and accident and emergency departments.
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Brief

The hospital required hygienic door systems for the refurbishment of its Faraday and Nightingale hospital wards.

Solution

Dortek supplied single sliding fire rated and non fire rated doors and MF5 hermetically sealing bi-parting doors with automations for easy access. The MF5 door creates 99% air seal ensuring better control of air handling systems and reducing cross contamination through air flow.

  • Chelsea & Westminster Hospital
  • London
  • 10
  • Automations
  • Chelsea & Westminster is located in Chelsea and maintains a range of medical and surgical acute services, as well as outpatient facilities and a 24 hour accident and emergency department.
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Brief

The hospital required hygienic door systems for the refurbishment of its new A&E department and adult outpatients facilities.

Solution

Dortek supplied hygienic single sliding fire rated and non fire rated doors with automations. Dortek hygienic hospital doors are extremely tough, durable, clean and ideal for environments where performance and hygiene are critical. The doors were essential for providing fire protection in patient areas and minimising the spread of infection.

  • Evelina Children's Hospital
  • London
  • 28
  • The Evelina London Children's Hospital is a purpose built space dedicated solely to the care of children. Located at the St Thomas Hospital site it treats 100,000 children each year. Everything from the menus to the design of the building itself is chosen by children to make their hospital stay as comfortable as possible.
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Brief

The hospital required hygienic door systems for its new operating theatres.

Solution

Dortek supplied 1 hour single action fire doors and MF5 hermetically sealing sliding doors with automations for convenient access. The doors play a crucial role in providing fire protection and reducing the transference of infection across operating suites.

  • St Thomas Hospital: PET Centre
  • London
  • 25
  • The PET Imaging Centre at St Thomas is part of both Guy’s & St Thomas NHS Foundation and the school of medicine, Kings College London. The centre is the leading clinical PET centre in the UK. It provides a clinical PET service for patients carrying out clinically related research with collaborators from the hospital, the medical school and other institutions.
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Brief

The trust required hygienic doors for its new purpose built PET centre.

Solution

Dortek supplied 1 hour fire rated single action doors with x-ray protection throughout the centre. Our doors smooth, hygienic, durable and non absorbent properties make them ideal for hospital environments.

  • Police Hospital
  • Nigeria
  • 11
  • Automations
  • The Police Hospital comprises an accident and emergency unit, imaging department, intensive care units and operating theatres.
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Brief

As part of a refurbishment the hospital required hygienic door systems for its clinical areas.

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP hygienic single action hinged doors with x-ray protection across treatment areas and operating theatres to maintain high levels of hygiene.

  • Pfizer Grange Castle
  • Ireland
  • 26
  • Pfizer’s Grange Castle is one of the largest biotech manufacturing sites in the world and currently produces two of the company’s blockbuster medicines – Enbrel & Prevenar 13.
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Brief

Pfizer required hygienic door solutions as part of a €145m investment to expand production and product testing capabilities at the facility.

Solution

Dortek supplied hygienic fire rated swing and sliding doors throughout the facility. The doors unique smooth, hygienic and non absorbent properties make them ideal for pharmaceutical research and manufacturing facilities.

  • Forest Labs
  • Ireland
  • 10
  • Forest Labs manufacture prescription and non-prescription pharmaceutical products which are used for the treatment of a wide range of illnesses. The Company markets a portfolio of branded drug products and develops new medicines to treat patients suffering from diseases principally in five therapeutic areas: central nervous system, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, respiratory, and anti-infective.
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Brief

As part of an expansion Forest Laboratories required hygienic door systems for its laboratory and production areas.

Solution

Dortek supplied MF5 hermetically sealing sliding doors throughout laboratory areas and and S Type double action GRP crash doors in production areas. The hermetically sealing sliding door is ideal for laboratories where hygiene and the control of air leakage is critical. Dortek crash doors are hard wearing, lightweight and easy to clean which makes them well suited to factory and manufacturing areas.

  • Abbott Nutritional Division
  • Ireland
  • 300
  • Abbott Nutrition develops and markets a wide range of science-based infant formulae & medical nutritionals. It is the largest powder manufacturing facility for infant formulae within the Abbott corporation worldwide.
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Brief

Abbott required hygienic door systems for an extension at its Infant formula manufacturing site at Co Cavan (Nutritional Division).

Solution

Dortek supplied Fire rated single action and sliding doors across the facility. Our seamless doors are hygienic, easy to clean and do not harbour bacteria making them ideal for infant nutrition facilities.

  • Allergan
  • Ireland
  • 480
  • Allergan is a global speciality Pharmaceutical and medical device company that was established in 1977 based in Westport, Co.
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Brief

As part of an expansion the company required hygienic door systems for its site which includes state of the art chemistry, microbiology and stability laboratories.

Solution

Dortek supplied fire rated hygienic GRP doors across the site.

  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Trust, Stanmore
  • Stanmore
  • 4
  • Automations
  • The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital is a leader in the field of orthopaedics both in the UK and world-wide. The hospital plays a major role in teaching with one in five orthopaedic surgeons in the UK training at the hospital.
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Brief

The RNOH NHS Trust required fire rated hygienic doors to be incorporated in new fire rated partitions which form a new protected means of escape corridor in the Spinal Injuries Unit.

Solution

Dortek supplied 1 hour fire rated acoustic sliding doors throughout the unit. The new automated doors play a crucial role in providing the fire protection and enhancing patient privacy and reducing the transference of infection. Doors were also fitted with vision panels to comply with the equality act. Our doors smooth, hygienic, durable and non absorbent properties make them ideal for healthcare facilities.

  • National Aquatic Centre, Dublin
  • Dublin
  • 48
  • The centre is a world class water sports facility which compromises a 50m pool, waterpark and health club. The centre hosted the Special Olympics and European SC Championships in 2003.
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Brief

The National Aquatics Centre required replacement door solutions for its timber /laminate doors which had started to fail shortly after installation.

Solution

Dortek supplied 1 hour fire rated hygienic GRP doors across the aquatic centre. Dortek doors are specially designed for wet applications. Their timber free construction means they will not rot, rust or warp even after years of exposure to water and cleaning agents.

  • Janssen Biologics, Leiden
  • The Netherlands
  • 76
  • Janssen Biologics (a Johnson & Johnson affiliate) first major expansion for its biologic drug Remicade. The drug is used to treat autoimmune diseases. This $240 million project consisted of 150,000 SF of manufacturing, research laboratories, and office space. With over 950 employees Janssen Biologics has a leading position in the world of biotechnology. Janssen Biologics produces medicines through extremely clean production methods delivering special medicaments, with a global application.
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Brief

As part of an expansion the biotechnology firm required hygienic door solutions for its laboratory areas.

Solution

Dortek supplied fire rated single action doors across laboratories. Dortek doors are designed to meet cGMP requirements and have a seamless gel coat finish which is non absorbent and easy to clean. These doors are high performance and low maintenance making them ideal for pharmaceutical and biotechnology applications.

  • Arrow Pharma
  • Malta
  • 100
  • Automations
  • Arrow Pharma specialises in the manufacture of first-class generic pharmaceuticals for international markets.
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Brief

As part of an expansion the manufacturing facility needed hygienic door solutions for its laboratory and production areas. The expansion increased the laboratory testing capacity and office space and also included a new pilot plant.

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP hinged non fire and fire rated single action doors across the manufacturing facility. Dortek GRP doors are the preferred choice for clean rooms due to their smooth, seamless surface which does not harbour bacteria unlike alternative laminate, timber or steel doors.

  • GSK Biologicals, France
  • France
  • 300
  • automations
  • GSK is the second largest pharmaceutical group worldwide and employs around 100,000 people in over 116 countries. Their new €500 million manufacturing plant in Saint-Amand-les–Eaux produces the Cervarix® cervical cancer vaccine for the prevention of cervix cancer.
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Brief

GSK required hygienic door solutions for their new manufacturing plant.

Solution

Dortek supplied hygienic fire rated hinged and sliding doors throughout the facility. The doors unique smooth, hygienic and non absorbent properties make them ideal for pharmaceutical facilities.

  • Nestle, Biessenhofen Germany
  • Germany
  • 10
  • Nestle is the world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness company exporting to over 50 countries around the world. Their new €117 million factory in Germany is dedicated to producing hypoallergenic infant formula.
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Brief

Nestle required hygienic door solutions for their new manufacturing plant.

Solution

Dortek supplied hygienic fire rated and non fire rated hinged doors throughout the facility. The doors unique smooth, hygienic and non absorbent properties make them ideal for infant nutritional facilities.

  • Mead Johnson
  • Singapore
  • 412
  • Automations
  • Mead Johnson is a world leader in infant nutrition, with more than 70 products in over 50 countries. Their new US$325 million facility in Singapore includes a state of the art manufacturing plant, research and development centre and a new regional office.
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Brief

Mead Johnson required hygienic door solutions for their new manufacturing plant and technology centre.

Solution

Dortek supplied hygienic fire rated and non fire rated hinged doors throughout the facility. The doors unique smooth, hygienic and non absorbent properties make them ideal for infant nutrition facilities.

  • Specifar Pharmaceuticals
  • Greece
  • 130
  • Windows, Automations
  • Specifar is a multinational pharmaceuticals company which was acquired by the American group Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc. The company researches, produces and distributes generic drugs.
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Brief

Specifar required hygienic door solutions for their new state of the art manufacturing facility, laboratories and warehouse.

Solution

Dortek supplied fire and non fire rated hinged doors in specially designed and integrated stainless steel frames, most included windows and some were automated. A specific test had to be conducted with the Dortek fire doors in the cleanroom panel before the doors could be fitted. The fire doors passed under the European Fire Certification EN 1634-1.

  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Hungary
  • 40
  • Automations
  • GSK is a major vaccine manufacturer who is responsible for about a quarter of the vaccine sales across the world. This site is one of Europe’s most advanced biotechnology plants.
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Brief

GSK required seamless and hygienic GRP doors for their factory refurbishment.

Solution

Dortek supplied and installed hinged and sliding doors, both fire rated and non fire rated with automations. Our doors are able to offer the ultimate solution for harsh bio manufacturing environments where high temperatures and liquids can prove problematic. The seamless and inorganic properties of our doors also provide the best defence against bacteria and possible contamination.

  • Mylan
  • Hungary
  • 50
  • Windows
  • Mylan is one of the world’s leading generics and specialty pharmaceutical companies, providing products to customers in approximately 140 countries and territories.
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Brief

Mylan required hygienic door solutions for their new packaging plant being built on the Hungarian-Slovak border. They also needed doors which could be integrated in a new cleanroom panel system.

Solution

Dortek installed fire and non fire rated hinged doors with windows at the factory. Our doors were integrated into the cleanroom panel successfully.

  • Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong
  • Lantau, Hong Kong
  • 10
  • Hong Kong International Airport is the main airport in Hong Kong. It is located on the island of Chek Lap Kok. The airport is the world's busiest cargo gateway and one of the world's busiest passenger airports. More than 100 airlines operate flights from the airport to over 180 cities across the globe.
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Brief

The airport required hygienic and versatile doors to the meet the needs of its in-flight catering facilities.

Solution

Dortek installed fire rated hinged doors and traffic doors to cold room panels using custom made frames. The doors smooth, seamless and easily cleaned surface makes them ideal for flight catering facilities, which need to meet strict hygiene requirements. The doors extreme strength and durability means they can also withstand heavy pedestrian and trolley traffic.

  • Royal Victoria Hospital
  • Belfast
  • 16
  • Automations & Interlocking
  • The RVH critical care unit is a centre of excellence and the first one of its kind in the UK. The 12 storey building cost £143.5 million and includes an emergency department, roof helipad, operating theatres and a critical care centre.
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Brief

The project brief was very technical, critical care and isolation areas needed to maintain a pressure differential of 50 pascals. Walls and doors needed to be flush glazed glass with blinds to maintain patient privacy but also so staff had full vision of patients.The layout was inspired by the Griffin Hospital in Derby, Connecticut, USA. The critical care unit has visitors / relative’s accommodation around the perimeter, separated from clinical areas and the critical care beds by glazed screens with internal blinds. This allows family to be close to their relatives whilst minimising disruption to the wards and minimising the risk of infection.

Solution

Dortek supplied MF5 hermetically sealing glazed doors for critical care in patient isolation units. Doors were automated with interlocking to maintain air control and prevent the spread of infection.

  • MSD Vaccine Plant
  • Carlow, Ireland
  • 135
  • Automations & Interlocking
  • The facility is MSD's first stand-alone human vaccine project and is part of their network of 6 manufacturing sites in Ireland. Located in Carlow it’s a state of the art, 200,000 sq ft biologics operation which cost €300 million.
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Brief

MSD required hygienic door systems for its new state of the art vaccine facility.

Solution

Dortek have worked on similar vaccines facilities throughout the world and were chosen by MSD and the project architects to provide the doors for high hygiene areas, including electrical and pneumatic automations and sophisticated interlocking systems. Our engineers installed and commissioned all doors as part of a full turnkey system.

  • Harrods
  • London
  • Arguably the most famous department store in the world, Harrods of Knightsbridge is a huge retail concern with over 5000 staff members working in over 70,000 square meters of retail space split into 300 plus departments over seven floors.
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Brief

When Harrods decided to redesign their staff food court they required double action doors that were aesthetically pleasing, had a high hygienic rating and were easy to use and they also needed a double action door with a 120 minute Fire Rating.

Solution

Dortek Installed Polyethylene doors that could be used as personnel doors. They also allow easy movement of trolleys and kitchen equipment between the three distinctive kitchen areas. Dortek also installed double action 2 hour fire rated GRP doors into a 2530mm wide structural opening to enable staff to bring in large pieces of kitchen equipment when necessary.

  • The Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown
  • Portugal
  • 120
  • Automations, windows with internal blinds
  • The Champalimaud Foundation is a private biomedical research foundation. The Champalimaud centre was opened by the foundation as a cancer research centre. Dortek supplied GRP hinged doors across the facility.
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Brief

The foundation required GRP door solutions for its new high tech research centre.

Solution

Dortek supplied hygienic hinged fire rated doors and hinged non fire rated doors with automations. The doors were used throughout research laboratories which are used to research cancer treatments. Internal Windows with blinds were also installed in many of the doors to provide patient privacy.

  • Carlisle Laboratories Ltd
  • Barbados
  • 5
  • Automations
  • Carlisle Laboratories Ltd are a drug manufacturing company which produces cough & cold medicines, multivitamins, antifungal creams, powders and antibiotics.
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Brief

As part of an expansion the manufacturing facility needed GRP door solutions for its laboratory areas.

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP fire rated double action fire doors and MF5 hermetically sealing sliding doors across laboratory areas. Dortek doors conform to the latest good manufacturing practise (cGMP) standards and are free of timber and other organic materials which promote bacterial growth.

  • Hamad General Hospital - A&E Department
  • Qatar
  • 64
  • Automations
  • The Hamad General Hospital is a modern, 603-bed facility. As part of a major renovation the emergency department was transformed in order to reduce patient waiting times and improve patient care.
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Brief

The hospital required a range of hygienic door solutions for their new emergency department.

Solution

Dortek supplied hinged GRP fire doors and sliding fire doors across the hospital. MF5 hermetically sealing sliding doors were used in operating theatres to maximise hygiene. Sliding doors were used to increase space in treatment areas and automations were also installed to minimise the spread of infection.

  • National Heart Centre (NHC)
  • Singapore
  • 61
  • Vision panels, automations & interlocking, pass through hatches.
  • The National Heart Centre (NHC) is a 185 bed national and regional referral centre for carviovascular diseases. It is a world class facility which has won multiple awards.
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Brief

The hospital needed hygienic GRP door systems for their clinic areas.

Solution

Dortek manufactured and installed clean area and theatre doors, and it is these operating theatre doors that are the most innovative. The doors were fire rated, hygienic, x ray rated and hermetically sealing, incorporating four different door types all into one in order to offer a complete solution. Dortek also supplied 3 metre long hygienic observation windows into lab areas which were lead lined (x ray rated) and incorporated Smart Glass technology. Pass through hatches were installed in the hospitals cell culture laboratory and automations and interlocking were used to provide controlled, efficient and convenient access.

  • National University Hospital, NUH
  • Singapore
  • 42
  • Automations & Interlocking
  • The New Medical Centre houses subsidised specialist outpatient clinics, day surgery operating theatres and clinical support services. The centre is also home to the National University Cancer Institute. Dortek installed GRP hinged, sliding and hermetically sealing sliding doors.
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Brief

The medical centre required a range of hospital door solutions for their new build.

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP K type hinged and sliding doors and MF5 hermetically sealing sliding doors across operating theatres to maintain high levels of hygiene. Sliding doors were used to maximise space in treatment areas and automations were also installed to minimise the spread of infection.

  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • UK
  • 25
  • Automations & Interlocking
  • This GSK site is a major manufacturing facility which produces products for over 160 markets. Dortek installed K type fire rated doors and GRP bi-parting doors.
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Brief

As part of a refurbishment GSK wanted to upgrade their production area with hygienic door systems.

Solution

Dortek’s GRP hinged fire doors and GRP bi-parting sliding doors were installed. Automations were supplied allowing operatives to gain swift access to the blending booths.

  • AstraZeneca
  • Alderley park, UK
  • 600+
  • Automations, cleanroom windows
  • This facility is home to some of the worlds most experienced science professionals working at the frontiers of medicine. Dortek installed GRP K& F type sliding doors and MF5 hermetically sealing doors across the facility.
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Brief

AstraZeneca required door solutions for their R&D facilities as part of a major redevelopment programme.

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP hinged non fire rated and fire rated sliding doors with automations, as well as MF5 hermetically sealing doors. Dortek pharmaceutical doors play an essential role in preventing cross-contamination as well as maintaining correct room pressures, air circulation rates and ensuring optimum operating efficiency.

  • Merck, Sharpe & Dohme
  • Tuas, Singapore
  • 160
  • Automations
  • MSD is a global research driven pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures and markets human and animal health products.
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Brief

MSD required door solutions for a new facility in Tuas compromising a bulk pharmaceutical plant and formulation facilities.

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP hinged and sliding doors across the facility. Some doors where also fire rated and with automations. The doors unique smooth, hygienic and non absorbent properties make them ideal for controlled clean room conditions.

  • Novartis (NSPM Pte.Ltd)
  • Tuas, Singapore
  • 170
  • Automations & Interlocking
  • Novartis is a multinational pharmaceutical company with a particularly strong presence in Asia. Dortek installed hygienic hinged doors and hygienic sliding doors across the manufacturing facility.
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Brief

Novartis required a door package for their new tabletting plant which had its own warehouse, utilities generation, QC labs and administration offices.

Solution

Dortek supplied Hygienic hinged doors and hygienic sliding doors complete with automations and interlocking.

  • Muller
  • Market Drayton, Shropshire
  • 30
  • Molkerei Alois Müller (UK) is a European market leader in dairy products. Dortek installed GRP K type hinged and sliding doors and chiller doors in the facility.
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Brief

As part of an expansion Muller required hygienic door systems to replace steel doors in their production facility.

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP K type hinged and sliding doors and chiller doors. The unique properties of GRP doors mean they are seamless, easy to clean and fully compliable with GMP requirements. This makes them ideal for food processing areas where hygiene is paramount.

  • Arla Dairies
  • Leeds, UK
  • 360
  • Automations
  • Arla Foods UK plc is home to some of the UK’s leading dairy brands including Cravendale, Lurpak and Anchor. Dortek installed GRP K type hinged doors.
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Brief

Arla required hygienic door solutions for its new green-field site in Leeds.

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP K type hinged doors across the facility where hygiene and aesthetics were of significant importance.

  • London Aquatics Centre
  • London, UK
  • 60+
  • Ironmongery
  • The London Aquatics centre was used during the London 2012 Games for swimming and diving. Dortek installed GRP K & F type waterproof doors.
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Brief

Hygienic door systems were required for the pool and changing areas.

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP waterproof doors with bespoke frames to fit flush with the walls. GRP doors have a completely encapsulated one piece moulded construction with no joins or seams so the door panel will not peel or delaminate.

  • Cancer Research
  • London, UK
  • 97
  • Automations
  • Cancer research funds over half of the UK’s cancer research including the work of over 4000 scientists, doctors and nurses fighting cancer. Dortek supplied hinged single and double doorsets to the organisation .
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Brief

The company required hygienic door solutions for their laboratories.

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP doors for the laboratories complete with DT swing door automations. Vision panels with blinds were integrated for privacy and doors were specially designed to help the provision of an air cascade system.

  • Robert Gordon University
  • Scotland
  • 120
  • Automations
  • The Robert Gordon University is the best modern university in Scotland. Dortek supplied hinged fire rated and no fire rated doors to meet a number of requirements.
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Brief

The university required hygenic door systems for a new state of the art sports facility. Doors needed to be durable, low maintenance and resistant to moisture.

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP hinged doors and hinged fire doors with circular vision panels and electric automations for heavy traffic area.

  • American Heart Institute Hospital
  • Cyprus
  • 21
  • Automations, Interlocking & transfer hatches
  • The American Heart Institute is a pioneer in adapting new methods of best practice for cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery, Dortek installed GRP K type hinged doors and MF5 hermetically sealing sliding doors.
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Brief

As part of a major renovation the hospital required door solutions for their modular buildings.

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP K type hinged doors across the hospitals clinical areas. The MF5 hermetically sealing doors were installed in the intensive care unit and were interlocked to control air flow. Transfer hatches were installed to control movements of materials between rooms and minimise the risk of airborne cross-contamination.

  • PET imaging centre, Cardiff university hospital
  • Wales
  • 60
  • Interlocking & Automations
  • Cardiff is at the forefront of imaging technology with the development of the Wales research and diagnostic positron emission tomography (PET) imaging centre. Dortek installed GRP hygienic doors solutions and X-ray doors.
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Brief

The hospital required hygienic door systems with lead protection to be able to withstand a field of radiation

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP hygienic doors and bespoke 6mm lead lined doors for X-ray rooms. The lead is encapsulated within the door and frame during the moulding process leaving it completely seamless. Vision panels were also fitted throughout and X-ray shielding glass was used to ensure thorough protection whilst being able to observe.

  • Nutricia
  • Liverpool, UK
  • Automations & Interlocking
  • Nutricia supports health through nutrition and operates two divisions of baby and clinical care. Dortek installed GRP K type hinged and sliding doors, fast acting doors and automations across the production and warehouse areas.
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Brief

Nutricia required hygienic door solutions and air lock doors for its facility.

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP K type hinged and sliding doors with automations and interlock systems which were specifically designed to allow a safe & speedy operation within production areas. The interlock process prevents air bourne contamination in controlled environments.

  • Princess Nora University
  • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • 12
  • Automations, Ironmongery & Vision panels
  • The University is one of the largest universities in the world and the largest university dedicated to female students. Dortek installed GRP hygienic doors and sliding chiller and freezer doors in food areas.
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Brief

The University required hygienic door systems for their food storage and preparation areas.

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP hygienic doors and chiller and freezer doors. Doors were automated for minimal opening times in kitchen/storage areas to keep a consistent temperature.

  • Rumaillah Hospital
  • Doha, Qatar
  • 45
  • Automations & laser protection
  • The Rumaillah Hospital is Qatar’s oldest health facility, originally built in 1956. Dortek installed GRP K type hinged doors in the hospitals modular operating theatres.
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Brief

As part of a major renovation the hospital required door solutions for their modular buildings.

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP K type hinged doors across the hospitals clinical areas. Automations were also installed on the main theatre doors which operated by hygienic touchless sensors.

  • Takeda Pharma
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • 50+
  • Automations
  • Takeda is the largest pharmaceutical company in Japan. Dortek supplied GRP K & F type doors and MF5 hermetically sealing doors.
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Brief

Takeda required door solutions for their new manufacturing facility in Dublin.

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP K & F type hinged and sliding doors, as well as MF5 hermetically sealing bi-parting doors. Hold open automations were also installed and a pneumatic interlinked system with audio and visual alarms.

  • Wiseman
  • Bridgewater, UK
  • 50
  • The dairy site is a new milk bottling facility and the largest organic milk processing facility outside the USA. Dortek installed GRP K & F type hinged and sliding doors.
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Brief

As part of an expansion Wiseman required hygienic door systems to replace steel doors in their production facility.

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP K & F type hinged and sliding doors. The project won the RIBA/Guild of Architectural Ironmongery Specification Award for Best Commercial Building and is said to be the most environmentally advanced dairy operation in the United Kingdom.

  • Atlantis Resort, Palm Jumeirah
  • Dubai
  • 40
  • Atlantis is the majestic focal point of Palm Jumeirah, the first resort on Dubai’s revolutionary man-made island. Dortek installed GRP K & F type hygienic hinged doors.
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Brief

Hygienic door systems were required for the Dolphin Bay resort area which is home to the dolphins at Atlantis. The Bay is the first mammal rescue and rehabilitation centre in Dubai.

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP hinged non fire rated and fire rated doors across pool areas and changing rooms. Dortek hygienic GRP doors are completely impervious to water and provide a seamless construction with maintenance free built in colour.

  • Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
  • Singapore
  • 60+
  • Automations
  • The Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School is one of the best medical schools in the world. The school offers students from around the world the singular opportunity of receiving an American-style medical education while studying in one of Asia's most vibrant centres of biomedical research.
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Brief

The University required hygienic door systems for their new medical school which would be formed through the partnership of the DUKE and the National University of Singapore.

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP hinged and sliding non fire rate and fire rated doors with both manual and automatic operations.

  • Apatech
  • UK
  • 28
  • Vision panels, transfer hatches
  • Apatech is a global leader in orthobiologics, selling its products in over 20 countries around the world. Dortek installed new GRP doors, cleanroom vision panels and transfer hatches in the facility.
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Brief

As part of an expansion Apatech required door solutions for a new laboratory and its production areas.

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP doors, transfer hatches and cleanroom vision panels for viewing production areas without having to enter the clean area.

  • Vision clinic
  • Netherlands
  • UK
  • Automations
  • The vision clinic is the largest of its kind in Holland and is part of the vision clinics group (the biggest laser eye surgery group in the Netherlands). Dortek installed GRP K type hinged doors and MF5 hermetically sealing sliding doors.
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Brief

As part of a refurbishment in the laser clinic the company required door solutions for their prep and surgery areas.

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP K type hinged doors and MF5 hermetically sealing sliding doors across the clinic to maintain optimum levels of hygiene. Automations were also installed and operated by hygienic touchless sensors.

  • Sports Surgery Clinic
  • Santry, Dublin
  • 15
  • Automations & Interlocking
  • The sports surgery clinic in Dublin is Irelands leading specialist hospital for sports injuries. Dortek installed MF5 single & bi-parting sliding doors to the hospital.
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Brief

The clinic needed hygienic sealing door systems for their operating theatres. They also specified sliding doors to help make the best use of space between the corridors and theatre entrances.

Solution

All doors were automatic, some with interlocking & some with lead lined X-ray protection. The patented hermetic seal on the door gives greater control over the air pressure within the theatre, thus reducing cross contamination and the risk of infection.

  • Basildon Sports Village
  • Essex, UK
  • 20+
  • The Basildon Sporting Village was one of the largest sports projects in the UK and delivers facilities for the Essex region.$ Dortek installed GRP hinged waterproof doors for the project.
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Brief

Hygienic waterproof door systems and fire doors were required for the poolside and changing areas.

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP hinged non fire rate and fire rated waterproof doors across the building. The unique intumescent strip was particularly important for these fire doors which needed to comply with BS standards. Dortek doors are ideal for these environments due to their non absorbent, smooth, seamless GRP construction. Dortek doors are easy to clean and unaffected by steam, chlorine and cleaning agents. They will not rust, swell, or warp even after years of exposure to moisture and water.

  • Ennerdale Leisure Centre
  • Hull, UK
  • 13
  • Ennerdale is a leisure centre offering a wide range of facilities to the public which includes swimming and fitness areas and a large sports hall.
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Brief

As part of a refurbishment the centre required new hygienic door systems to replace rotted frames and doors.

Solution

Dortek supplied hygienic hinged non fire rate and fire rated GRP doors throughout the gym, sports hall and wet areas. GRP provides a robust, maintenance free product which is able to withstand vandalism. The doors are completely water resistant and will not warp, swell, rust or rot.

  • Royal London Hospital
  • London
  • 27
  • Automations & Interlocking
  • The Royal London hospital is Britain’s biggest new hospital. Dortek installed hygienic door systems across the hospital and a new pathology and pharmacy block.
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Brief

The hospital required new hygienic door systems for a refurbishment and the construction of a new pathology and pharmacy block.

Solution

Dortek supplied GRP doors with large vision panels to ensure optimum hygiene and to create a light and spacious feel. Door automations were installed with touchless sensors and interlocking mechanisms were used to ensure effective air pressure control.

  • Alcon
  • Tuas, Singapore
  • 72 Hygienic GRP Doors
  • Automations, Ironmongery and Interlocking
  • Alcon pharmaceuticals were looking for a specialist door solution as part of their new facity development.
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Brief

Alcon is one of the world's largest eye care companies operating in 75 countries. For their Singapore factory manufacturing sight saving pharmaceuticals to service the growing Asian market, Alcon were looking to install a 'Wall panel' door solution rather than the traditional concrete block or stud wall solution that is traditionally used in the construction of cleanrooms. Wall panel solutions offer a faster site build, faster sealing of the cleanroom envelope and more flexibility.

Solution

Traditionally, wall panel systems use steel doors which are heavier, difficult to clean, can harbour bacteria in the seams and crevices and whose core materials can erode when subjected to continuous cleaning. Dortek's unique door solution provided Alcon with GRP doors which were smoother, seamless and easier to clean than steel doors, whose core materials will never erode due to the unique properties of GRP and which are lighter and easier to use than steel doors.