Neutec Pharmaceuticals Implements BACnet in Facility Expansion

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BACnet International’s focus is on facilitating BACnet adoption and user success.

Another BACnet success story is now available to inform and guide the building automation community. BACnet International Gold member KMC Controls and Turkish manufacturer of leading-edge prescription pharmaceutical products, Neutec Pharmaceuticals, completed expanding Neutec Pharmaceutical’s 80,000 square foot facility to over 400,000 square feet in late 2012. Pharmaceutical manufacturers are subject to stringent storage and reporting requirements with regard to environmental data within the plant, and all critical production and storage areas must have temperature and humidity recorded every 15 minutes in order to maintain compliance with the standard. The system installed includes a fully interoperable BACnet package.

“The system has allowed the facility to operate at peak efficiency because we know when we have a problem with our controlled environment long before it is out of tolerance,” stated A. Tarkan Asalkan, General Manager of the Neutec facility. “This allows my facilities staff to take corrective action before we lose any production. The reliability of the control system is unbelievable… This level of control means we can improve production rates by 5-10%, which translates to a lot of money!”

“BACnet International’s focus is on facilitating BACnet adoption and user success,” stated Andy McMillan, President of BACnet International. “It is encouraging to see this evidenced in projects such as Neutec Pharmaceuticals.”

BACnet International has nearly 40 Success Stories – case studies that feature successful implementation of BACnet. To read the full Story on Neutec Pharmaceuticals, please visit To see all BACnet Success Stories, please visit

About BACnet International
BACnet International is an industry association that facilitates the successful use of the BACnet protocol in building automation and control systems through interoperability testing, educational programs and promotional activities. The BACnet standard was developed by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and has been made publicly available so that manufacturers can create interoperable systems of products. BACnet International complements the work of the ASHRAE standards committee and BACnet-related interest groups around the world. BACnet International members include building owners, consulting engineers and facility managers, as well as companies involved in the design, manufacturing, installation, commissioning and maintenance of control equipment that uses BACnet for communication. For more information, please visit

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