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8 Key Challenges To Pilot Plant Scale-Up

What is the Process for Pilot Plant Scale-Up? If this is your first time scaling a process technology from the lab, the first thing you need to understand is that pilot plant scale-up is not a linear process. What this means is you cannot take a chemical process from the lab, increase the chemicals and equipment, and simply slap them [...]
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What are Modular Process Skids? A Simple Guide for Manufacturers

Introduction When updating, expanding or scaling a manufacturing process, it’s amazing how quickly logistics can complicate the project. Long lead times on equipment, delays with on-site fabrication, and facilitating communication between vendors have all proven to drive up capital costs and slow time to production. In recent years, manufacturers have steadily increased their reliance on […]

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How Skid Manufacturers Simplify Production Plant Upgrades

Whether you’re testing out a new product line or entering a new market entirely, chances are you’re about to invest a significant amount of time and money in process and controls equipment. With crunching timelines, and finite budgets and floor space, you’re probably concerned with how you’ll be able to simplify operations and improve the […]

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What is the Role of a Process Engineer in Manufacturing Plant Design?

Process engineers are responsible for designing manufacturing plants that transform raw materials into consumer products or other discrete materials. Process engineers work closely with industrial manufacturers (chemicals, oils, and petrochemicals, alternative energy, etc..) and sanitary manufactures (pharmaceutical, food and beverage, consumer products, etc..) to optimize their chemical processes, controls, and overall plant design efficiency. Process […]

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Why EPCs are Hiring Modular Skid Manufacturers for Plant Design Projects

As an EPC, you are constantly working to streamline the plant design process. Whether you’re designing a new chemical plant or managing a pharmaceutical plant expansion, your main accountability is always the same – to deliver the project on time and on budget. You’ve probably put together a shortlist of suppliers and contractors who can […]

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3 Times a Skid Manufacturer Saved the Day

As a versatile process engineering company and skid manufacturer, EPIC Systems has consulted for pharmaceutical medication companies, aircraft manufacturers and many industries in between. Regardless of the industry, each of our clients benefits from streamlined communications, high-quality fabrication, and delivery of their project in the industry’s fastest time-to-market. Below are three classic examples of how […]

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Reduce Fabrication Costs by 40% With a Modular Process Skid

Time, money and safety. These are what matter most during process equipment engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) projects. Traditional stick-build construction is fraught with safety risks, prolonged project timelines, and capital costs that don’t outweigh lost production time. So, what’s the solution? In this blog, we’ll discuss how off-site fabrication of a modular process skid […]

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Process Engineer Resources (Best of 2018)

EPIC’s process engineers work closely with manufacturing partners and clients to provide a number of helpful blogs, case studies and cost factor guides each year. Below we’ve compiled a list of our most popular process engineering content from 2018. These resources are intended to spark discussion about important industry trends and foster a culture of […]

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