We deliver innovative solutions for the pharmaceutical industry

Salas O’Brien provides multidisciplinary engineering and technical services for the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies including consultancy, design, process and facility engineering, packaging systems, automation and controls integration, project management, commissioning and validation.

Our vast capabilities allow us to meet the process needs for a wide range of pharmaceutical industry applications including the manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API’s), oral solid dosage (OSD), Parenterals, sterile liquid dosage forms, pilot scale, and Lab applications. Our solutions are designed for cGMP, FDA, and EMA compliance.

What we can offer

Salas O’Brien provides a wide variety of engineering and technical services to meet the demands of this high-performance sector.

Process engineering

Salas O’Brien has experts in process and utilities, packaging, digital and automation, continuous improvement, and line efficiency.

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Balance of plant

Salas O’Brien provides the necessary engineering support for the installation and integration of various systems in power generation plants, such as power distribution systems and cooling water systems.

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Digital & automation

Salas O’Brien designs and implements advanced control systems and automation technologies to improve the efficiency and performance of industrial processes.

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Packaging systems

Salas O’Brien provides design and integration services for packaging systems, including everything from product handling and filling to labeling and palletizing.

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Mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection

Salas O’Brien’s mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection design team delivers common-sense, integrated design solutions that are cost-effective, reliable, and energy efficient.

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Salas O’Brien’s structural expertise extends from conceptual development and 3D modeling to surveys, investigative studies, and due diligence assessments.

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Decarbonization & sustainability

Salas O’Brien works with clients to develop and implement strategies that result in higher performance, greater resilience, and produce tangible savings.

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Emerging contaminants / PFAS

Salas O’Brien provides consulting services for emerging contaminants such as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). We are working with our clients to make decisions on the next steps to address past releases of PFAS in order to protect human health and the environment now and in the future.


Salas O’Brien’s commissioning/retro-commissioning team specializes in verifying that building systems and equipment perform at their optimum function, ensuring your facility operates efficiently and reliably.

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