Pharmaceutical

Due for completion mid 2019 a large 20,000 pharmaceutical complex in Dunboyne is set to employ 400 people in high value jobs in the manufacturing of treatments for rare genetic diseases. The €400 million investment in this biotech facility is a major boost for Meath. Construction at the complex is due for completion in the middle of 2019.

Safegard Systems where engaged to supply and commission the critical smoke fire damper safety system, along with the associated SmokeShield Dampers, and EnergyShield Dampers.

Safegard Systems can assist designers to address some of the challenges of high spec pharmaceutical facilities which can include;  

  • ATEX Atmospheres

  • Highly corrosive atmospheres

  • Complicated strategies for fire and smoke containment, smoke extract and clearance.

  • Gas suppression and clearance.

  • Local legislation that can impose requirements on materials used and tests required.

  • Local fire safety legislation.

  • Long cabling and networking runs.

  • Nonstandard installations and untested penetrations through new building materials.


Safegard Systems design and supply systems to protect facilities and their occupants in the event of fire. Solutions are designed and supplied with the user in mind, providing innovative approaches that offer simple means of installation, operation and maintenance.