Process Engineering


Process Engineering

Renowned for their expert knowledge and capability, our multidisciplinary teams understand operational and quality needs, applying industry leading ideas from some of the best minds in their field.

From biotechnology, to chemical and pharmaceuticals, our teams offer business case support, concept and detailed designs for new pilot plants or full scale production facilities.


  • Preparation of process flow diagrams (PFD)
  • Plant / Production line design (new / existing environment)
  • Lab, pilot and production scale
  • Concepts and studies (heating, ventilation / climate, cold, sanitary, electrical)
  • Containment solutions (all OEL levels)
  • Layouting / process architecture
  • Sizing and specification of equipment
  • Laboratory - process development and optimisation
  • System integration (stick built, skids, super skids)
  • Dispensing solutions
  • Packaging solutions - Solids / Powder / Liquids
  • Process simulation
  • Galenics processes - Material handling
  • Galenics processes - Extrusion
  • Galenics processes - Blending
  • Galenics processes - Milling
  • Galenics processes - Compaction
  • Galenics processes - Granulation
  • Galenics processes - Coating
  • As-built documentation
  • Construction and workshop drawings
  • Pipe class development
  • Preparation of functional specifications (FS)
  • Concepts for zoning and pressure cascades
  • Steel / Hybrid / Single use technology
  • Cryogenic storage
  • Cell cultivation and harvest
  • SUB (stirred vs. wave technology)
  • Purification and concentration / All technologies
  • Fill finish and logistics
  • Shared functions (buffer concept, ILD etc.)
  • Clean utilities
  • Specification and sizing for process instrumentation
  • Design and sizing of safety instrumentation
  • Loop, pneumatic and hydraulic diagrams
  • Design and specification of safety control systems (SIS)
  • Design and specification of basic process control system (BPCS)
  • Wastewater treatment plant design
  • Process media supply
  • Energy balance / PinCH analysis
  • Temperature control modules (TCM)
  • Mechanical and thermal device construction
  • Principle schemes - technical building equipment
  • Design of technical building equipment

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Our Case Studies

  • New Production Facility to Support the Manufacturing of Antibody-Drug Conjugate Medicines

    Our customer, a leader in research-focused healthcare with combined strengths in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics required a new production facility for antibody-drug conjugates.

  • Hydro-Electric Power Station Electrical and Automation Systems

    Our client required a full update of the hydro-electric power station control system to the latest technology.

  • Greenfield Expansion for Solids Dosage Form Medicines

    Our customer, a leading pharmaceutical manufacturer required a significant increase in capacity of solid dosage form medicines.

  • New Production Facility to Support the Manufacturing Monoclonal Antibodies (mAbs)

    Our customer a leading pharmaceutical manufacturer needed to increase the production capacity of monoclonal antibodies as bio-pharmaceutical drug substance using mammalian cell cultures.

  • Expansion of R&D Building with New Pilot Plant for Continuous Drug Production

    Our customer, a leading pharmaceutical manufacturer required a new pilot plant for continuous drug production.

Further 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.

  • 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.

  • Facility Design

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

  • Virtual Reality & 3D Solutions

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

  • Laboratories

    Intelligent environments and smart processes. Innovative integrated laboratory solutions delivered by our expert engineers, scientists and architects.

  • Building Services

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Technology Transfer & Scale-up

    We design and incorporate innovative processes that can be scaled up or easily transferred to other locations.

  • CQV Services

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

  • GxP Compliance Services

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

  • Responsible Person / Qualified Person & Regulatory Affairs

    We offer efficient support through our FvPs/QPs, Quality and Regulatory Affairs managers in the areas of GMP and GDP.

  • Asset Lifecycle Management

    We support our clients in managing their facilities and deliver operational savings in their work processes, from installation through to decommissioning.

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