Design-Build General Contractor ARCO Establishes Life Science & Advanced Manufacturing Specialty Division


BOSTON- ARCO National Construction announced the establishment of ARCO Life Science & Advanced Manufacturing, a specialized division committed to delivering comprehensive, turnkey design and construction solutions tailored specifically for clients in the life science and advanced manufacturing sectors.

Leveraging decades of experience and expertise in projects supporting lab, research and development, pharmaceutical, and manufacturing, Boston-based ARCO Life Science & Advanced Manufacturing will provide design-build services on projects nationwide with the backing of regional offices across the country.

“ARCO’s proven success in delivering specialty projects such as those in life science and advanced manufacturing is rooted in our innovative design-build approach, which excels in identifying superior solutions for complex challenges,” explained Chris Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of ARCO National Construction. “By establishing a dedicated division for these sectors, ARCO is poised to provide enhanced support to clients within this pivotal industry. Our distinctive capability to monitor changes in cost, design, and breakthrough technologies nationwide, combined with our streamlined design-build methodology, delivers unmatched value within the industry.”

ARCO’s extensive industry experience encompasses a wide range of project types, including advanced manufacturing, cGMP manufacturing, laboratory, research and development, speculative life science, and pharmaceutical process, storage, and distribution, as well as contract research organizations. ARCO has partnered with major industry players such as Johnson & Johnson, GSK, Bayer, Watson Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions, MilliporeSigma, Phase 3 Real Estate Partners, and more.

The specialty division will be led by a team of seasoned design and construction professionals dedicated to addressing the intricate challenges and evolving demands inherent to life science and advanced manufacturing facilities.

“Through strategic innovation and a commitment to best-in-class solutions, our new division is set to revolutionize the design and construction process for life science and advanced manufacturing companies. With a focus on tailored solutions and seamless project delivery, we’re designing and building environments that inspire innovation and elevate industry standards,” stated Jason Grant, President of ARCO Life Science & Advanced Manufacturing.