Modernisation of API production building

Modernisation of API production building


Our customer, a leading pharmaceutical manufacturer needed a state-of -the-art manufacturing plant for their new blockbuster blood pressure product.

Key Results

  • Approx. 50 %  process efficiency improvement by intelligent process engineering 
  • On-time project delivery
  • Cost savings through intelligent design and planning

Key Project Features

  • Upgrade of a 30 year old building originally used for chemical production of colours to comply with regulatory and GMP requirements
  • Laboratory modernisation
  • Reconstruction and modernisation included: pollutant degradation, new building floors, process reconfiguration, new infrastructure and HVAC including control systems
  • Installation of a new blow-down system, and a new thermal exhaust air handling system

Our Delivery

  • Design of over 40 pieces of chemical process equipment including reactors, centrifuges and driers
  • Delivery of engineering specifications for the process, including HVAC, controls and instrumentation
  • Management of the enabling works of the existing building, including basic and detail design and construction
  • Installation coordination of the technical building and process installations
  • Troubleshooting, documentation and commissioning

Value to Our Customer

  • Cost and time savings while improving quality and facilitating pipework construction
  • Innovative solution to the building and infrastructure modernisation
  • Intelligent process design and standardisation resulted in a high effectiveness score
  • Ontime delivery
  • Optimisation of user operations in accordance with current GMP requirements.
  • Increase of process efficiency and reduction of energy consumption in utilities and HVAC design

Key Applied Capabilities

  • Consulting

    We offer expert, individually tailored consultant services to our clients in the feasibility stages of new facilities or processes, tech transfers and scale-ups.

  • Facility Design

    We specialise in full facility design, integrating complex functional processes and laboratories throughout their entire life cycle.

  • Process Engineering

    We understand our clients’ operational and quality process needs, applying industry leading ideas from some of the best minds in our field.

  • Project Management & Controlling

    With our hands-on approach to project delivery strategies, our experienced project managers and their teams define and manage schedules, budgets and deliverables throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Construction Management & HSE

    Our robust CM tools and skilled teams enable us to develop specific plans that deliver projects safely and to scope, time and budget.

  • Functional Safety Management

    We ensure our clients meet their regulatory safety obligations. We offer complete lifecycle functional management; bringing process and operational expertise together with the latest analysis tools.

  • Virtual Reality & 3D Solutions

    Our clients demand the latest and most effective digital tools in the delivery of our designs.

  • Building Services

    Flexible and high performance building services that are dynamic and responsive to the environmental needs of our clients.

  • GxP Compliance Services

    Our experts have in-depth knowledge in all GxP areas and support you in complying with regulatory requirements.

  • CQV Services

    We support our clients with efficient commissioning, qualification and validation activities and ensure a punctual system handover for a successful start-up.

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