General contractor: Rich Kramer Construction Inc.
Architect: R. E. Werner Architect LLC
Engineer: Smith-Goth Engineers Inc., mechanical, electrical and plumbing
Size: 14,300 square feet
Cost: $2.9 million
Estimated completion: September
Description: Merieux NutriSciences is constructing an 8,200-square-foot addition and renovating 6,100 square feet at its Springfield laboratory. The project includes the addition of two safe rooms and three walk-in coolers and freezers. The company has more than 100 laboratories worldwide, according to the company website, and the local location focuses on microbiology and chemistry for the food industry.
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