OSU Advanced Materials Corridor

This undertaking involves the total renovation / replacement of the 50-year old Koffolt, Fontana and Macquigg Laboratory complex totaling 192,000 square feet. The new and renovated spaces include teaching laboratories, research laboratories, lecture halls, classrooms, offices, distance learning, and penthouse space. Because the site is juxtapositioned within the dense central core of the campus and enjoins adjacent buildings, a multi-phase enabling program is also included to support utility, MEP systems, and swing space needs to accommodate classroom operations during construction. Upon completion, the buildings will house the Departments of Materials Science & Engineering and Biomedical Engineering.


Product Technology Center

Ruscilli has been privileged to perform numerous construction assignments for Nestle’s Product Technology Center in Marysville, Ohio. This includes extensive process and laboratory installations, new entrance lobby and atrium, training rooms, pilot plant for beverage manufacturing, clean rooms, aseptic fillers, environmental chambers, RO water distribution, specialty piping and equipment for product experimentation and testing, executive offices, conference rooms, tele-presence theater, and site infrastructure.

Quality Assurance Center Laboratory Renovation

This challenging project involved the renovation and conversion of 17,000sf of existing space into chemistry laboratories, office and support areas. Scope included major demolition, slab removal, new foundations, steel, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, controls, specialty casework, fume hoods, and finishes. Extreme care was required to avoid impacting ongoing operations including construction of multiple safety segregation partitions to protect employees from dust and noise.

In order to maintain a controlled and tempered environment for operations, sophisticated HVAC systems were installed and closely monitored during construction.

Quality Assurance Center – Building Addition

This project consisted of a 32,000sf microbiological laboratory addition to Nestlé’s existing Quality Assurance Center in Dublin, Ohio. The new addition houses laboratories for serology, microbiology, weighing, media prep, and plating as well as autoclaves, incubators, and walk-in coolers used by chemists, microbiologists, food scientists, and quality specialists.

The ISO accredited laboratory facility provides specialized services to ensure Nestlé products are safe, satisfy all applicable regulatory guidelines, and meet the quality expectations of Nestlé

Ashland Chemical

This 107,000 square foot, five-story corporate headquarters expansion is connected to and compliments Ashland Chemical’s existing building by a grade level link and an elevated skywalk bridge link at the fourth floor. The building features a corporate resource center and extensive training areas connected with integrated voice/video/data technology.

This facility is located on Ashland’s main campus where their nationally renowned Research and Development laboratories perform polymer application testing.

OSU SciTech Microscopy Characterization Lab/Research Facility

This new 20,000 square foot Microscopy Characterization Laboratory & Research Facility was developed for The Ohio State University Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

The facility houses a number of sophisticated microscopes for the Center for Electron Microscope and Analysis (CEMAS) including several Titan, OSIRIS, Technai, Spirit, ESEM, Quanta, Helios, Magellan, Sirion and Nova microscopes.

LabCorp (Roche Biomedical Laboratories)

Ruscilli built this 11,500 square foot headquarters and manufacturing addition for Consolidated (now Roche) Biomedical Laboratories, a diagnostic services testing facility. The facility was constructed to FDA specifications. Several years later, Ruscilli was again selected by Roche to construct its 57,000 square foot testing laboratory.

PharmaForce Inc.

Headquarters and R&D Facility

PharmaForce, Inc. selected Ruscilli to manage the construction of its $3M 20,000sf headquarters and Research & Development facility. This modern facility houses scientists who are developing new pharmaceutical drugs. In addition to the administrative offices, the building includes Analytical Wet Chemistry, Microbiology, and High Potency Compounding laboratories.

Sterile Manufacturing Facility

Produces sterile solutions and suspensions for optic, parenteral and ophthalmic products utilizing aseptic liquids and terminal sterilization processes. The building includes administrative and technical offices to support production and quality control operations.

The project included refurbishing and sterilizing an existing 39,000sf building to house 8,000sf of in-process office space, plus 31,000sf of manufacturing and support activities. The manufacturing area included 4,000sf of classified sterile core with Class 10,000 and Class 100 Clean Room Areas. The facility was designed to meet current regulations for process water production, aseptic filling, compounding, dispensing, sterilization, inspection, labeling, packaging and metrology.

New Albany Office/Lab

This campus-style corporate office, research and development and process manufacturing complex includes analytical wet chemistry, microbiology labs, and high potency compounding rooms to produce solutions and suspensions for parenteral and ophthalmic products utilizing aseptic liquids, lyophilization and terminal sterilization. The FDA-approved facility is supported with Class 10,000 and Class 100 clean rooms, R/O water purification, aseptic filling, compounding, dispensing, sterilization, inspection, labeling, packaging, and metrology. The facility also offers several green building and sustainable design features supporting ventilation, daylighting, landscaping and bio-swales.

Belmont College Health & Sciences Center

This new 33,000 square feet Health Sciences Center is constructed on 54-acres due north of the Belmont College main campus. The site is located on reclaimed strip mine land consisting of pyritic shale bedrock.

The new facility sets the architectural tone for the extension of the current campus. The building includes space accommodating the College’s Science, Nursing, Medical Assistance, and Emergency Medical programs. This includes classrooms and laboratories for General Biology, Microbiology, Human Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Chemistry, and Physics.

The building also offers support space consisting of laboratory storage and preparation, chemical storage, cadaver/simulation lab, faculty offices, conference rooms, student lounge/cyber café, and childcare center.

In addition, development of the project site involved construction of multiple roadways within the new campus property, accessible parking, pedestrian walkways, site lighting, landscaping and utilities.