Nicholas Ignagni

Process Engineer

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Areas of Expertise

Sanitary Design, Process Design, Clean Utilities, Commissioning and Validation
Nicholas is a Process Engineer at Cheme Engineering. He oversees and provides engineering for the planning, design and delivery of a number of Cheme Engineering projects in the Pharmaceutical Industry. He has over 15 years of experience in the design, build, commissioning, and validation of sanitary process equipment. Nicholas focuses on all aspects of the design, testing and maintenance of fluid storage, processing, and delivery systems for manufacturing facilities, with a primary focus in the Pharmaceutical space. This includes the design and commissioning of volatile chemical storage and delivery systems, Purified Water, Water for Injection and other clean utility systems to name a few.

Nicholas is currently a Professional Engineer in Ontario. He has a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Waterloo and a Master of Applied Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Waterloo.
“Cheme is a dedicated team that is focused on understanding our client needs, while also remaining focused on project delivery.”

Recent Success

Quality Assurance Lab Scale Up & Relocation

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Large Scale HTST Automation

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Laboratory Conceptual Design for Asparagus Breeding

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Snack Packaging Expansion Project

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Compressed Air Upgrade Feasibility

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Vaccine Manufacturing Process Upgrades Project

We partnered with our client in the biotechnology industry to design, optimize, implement, and validate their existing biologic manufacturing process.

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Pet Food Fats and Oils Continuous Mixing System

An award-winning, independent pet food maker needed our help designing a custom system to create dog and cat food from fresh regional ingredients.

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Major Component Replacement Project

Cheme was engaged to design and commission equipment to support a Major Component Replacement (MCR) project at one of the largest electricity suppliers in Ontario.

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Beverage Quality Assurance Lab Project

Our client needed to relocate a high throughput beverage quality assurance laboratory to a high-rise building location without disrupting business continuity. Learn how Cheme helped.

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In Line Oil Winterization and Evaporation Production Suite Project

A pharmaceutical-grade botanicals oil producer approached Cheme to scale-up, design and optimize an existing multi-step extraction and winterization process.

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OSD Facility Expansion Project

A Canadian pharmaceutical client needed to expand manufacturing capabilities for oral solid dose production. Here’s how Cheme support our client’s execution of the manufacturing expansion.

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Sterile Compounding Optimization Project

Our client in the biotechnology industry required optimization of an antiquated sterile manufacturing process that is critical to vaccine formulation.

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