Nik Krpan

Corporate Governance

Head of North American Strategy

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Campbellville, ON, Canada

Areas of Expertise

Critical Utilities, Clean in Place
Nik is the Head of North American Strategy of Cheme and a Consulting Engineer with 20 years of progressive experience in process engineering and management (business and project). Through training, field experience and research, Nik has become a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in water purification, including pharmaceutical water systems (PW, WFI, Clean Steam).

Nik also has broad experience in many other aspects of process engineering including: Clean in Place / Steam in Place (CIP / SIP), Aseptic filtration, Cross flow filtration, Fine gases / compressed air, Waste neutralization, and Solvent handling.

Nik’s personal vision is to lead Cheme in helping clients successfully achieve their goals while stimulating continuous improvement at Cheme. Nik helps Cheme provide opportunity, encouragement and guidance in the professional growth of our staff.
“If we are working on your project, we will find a way to get it done. Leadership and values matter a great deal at Cheme. I serve our team by being the best example I can be, and by creating a place to work that we can all be proud of.”

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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