Siemens Healthineers and Jacobs Celebrate the Walpole Expansion Project Groundbreaking

Groundbreaking ceremony signifies commitment to supporting improved healthcare worldwide

DALLAS--()--Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) and Siemens Healthineers recently celebrated the groundbreaking of a major expansion to a key Siemens Healthineers manufacturing and R&D facility for laboratory diagnostics in Walpole, Massachusetts on June 30, 2017.

“Our team brings considerable knowledge to this project, with proven capabilities and 11 years previous on-site experience at Walpole”

Providing engineering and construction support for the expansion project, Jacobs’ scope of services includes more than 30 projects over a three-year period as part of a complex master plan to increase the production capacity, expand office and lab space, and add warehouse space at the existing 500,000 square-foot complex.

“Our team brings considerable knowledge to this project, with proven capabilities and 11 years previous on-site experience at Walpole,” said Jacobs Senior Vice President Life Sciences, Consumer Goods and Manufacturing Ken Gilmartin. “Jacobs is proud to be working alongside Siemens to grow the company’s U.S. manufacturing footprint and support their goal of providing improved healthcare worldwide.”

Walpole is a main Siemens Healthineers location for developing and manufacturing laboratory diagnostics assays for immunoassay instruments, as well as consumables for molecular and blood gas testing instruments. The Walpole facility impacts patients and healthcare providers across the globe. R&D efforts at the site bring new tests to the diagnostics market to help physicians diagnose and treat disease.

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally. The company employs over 54,000 people and operates in more than 25 countries around the world. For more information, visit

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