Pharmaceutical and Biotech

Our Tanks Hold Your Solutions.™

Pharmaceutical-Grade Pressure Vessels & Parts

Purity. Perfection. Precision. They’re your requirements. And, they’re the qualities you’ve always demanded from Precision Stainless Tanks & Pressure Vessels, available exclusively from HOLLOWAY AMERICA.

For more than three decades, Precision Stainless vessels have enjoyed a reputation for excellence the world over. Custom designed and manufactured by seasoned engineers and craftsmen, you can rely on our vessels for your critical BioPharm processes. 

For the BioPharm Industry, you can expect the following:

  • Custom-engineered and custom-built equipment for your unique applications
  • ASME-rated sanitary pressure vessels
  • Bioreactors
  • Fermentation vessels
  • CIP vessels
  • Media prep vessels
  • Smart tanks & vessels
  • Mixing tanks & vessels
  • Sterile holding tanks
  • Recovery tanks
  • WFI Tanks
  • Size ranges from 1 liter to 60,000 liters
  • In-house H-Electropolish™ to 10 Ra or less
  • In-house passivation
  • In-house riboflavin testing
  • Positive Material Identification (PMI) testing for assurance that your materials are exactly as specified

Design and Engineering innovations that include: 

  • Full vessel drainability with SureDrain™ technology
  • Fully-integrated CIP/SIP systems 
  • Certified Precision Sprayball Coverage before shipment (pioneered by Precision Stainless in 1994)
  • Custom design/engineer/build for unique applications

Industry-wide innovations that include:

  • H-Series™ Sanitary O-Ring Manways, engineered to 150 psig, with swing-bolted C-clamp design
  • SureDrain™ Offset Valve Pad for full drainability with center agitators
  • SeismiLock™ Equipment Lockdown Systems for seismic zones

Certifications that HOLLOWAY AMERICA can provide:

  • ASME Section VIII, Div. 1 “U”
  • ASME BPE standards
  • CE/PED for Europe
  • National Board “R” repair stamp
  • API-620 and API-650
  • ASME B31.3 process piping
  • CRN - Canada
  • MOM - Singapore
  • OSHA
  • CSE (Confined Space Entry)
  • USDA and FDA
  • 3A standards
  • NR-13
  • D1 - China

Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industry Materials of Construction


HOLLOWAY’s Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industry grade materials of construction include the following:

  • All Type 300 Series stainless steel
  • AL-6XN™*
  • HASTELLOY™*
  • Alloy 20
  • Alloy C-22
  • Alloy C-276
  • Alloys 200 and 400
  • Inconel 600, 601, 625, 800, 825, and 904L
  • Duplex 2205 and 254SMO
  • Titanium
  • FDA and USP Class VI elastomers—including white silicone, black EPDM, and black Viton®

Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industry Stainless Surface Finishes


Surface finishes for Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industry vessels and components are to the degree of polish the project requires, from 50Ra to 10Ra or lower, including H-Electropolish™. Interested in the finer details? Learn more about HOLLOWAY AMERICA’s stainless surface finishes for the Beverage Industry.

*HASTELLOY® is a trademark of Hanes International, Inc.; AL-6XN® is a trademark of Allegheny Ludlum; Viton® is a trademark of DuPont Performance Elastomers, LLC.

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