LTA and construction supervision for a food processing plant

Project management Life Sciences France

Context and challenges

This client is a leading group in the food industry. It has 27 plants all around France, specialised in the production of different categories of products.

The group wanted to modernise a 27,000 m² bottle production site located in the Gard region of France as part of a major investment project.

The client had the following goals for this plant:

  • Increase the capacity and flexibility of the production & storage facilities by adding a new bottling line (60,000 bottles/hour) and building a new automated warehouse for storage
  • Upgrade a portion of the facilities to ensure regulatory compliance
  • Facilitate coordination of the facility, and reorganise logistics flows

This client called on Assystem as Project Management Consultant for the construction of infrastructures inside the plant.

Project scope

  • Specifications of the functional program for civil works scope and deliver civil engineering expertise across the whole project, while taking into account the new warehouses, finished products and raw materials
  • Coordinate the construction project and manage demolitions and removals
  • Produce all deliverables to meet all the defined programme goals in order to manage and coordinate activities of external contractors
  • Manage contractual interfaces
  • Ensure precise financial control to guarantee respect of budget and deadline requirements


Production increased from 1.5 to 2 billion bottles in four years, at the only site in the world producing these bottles.

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