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Three Modular Pilot Plants We Process Engineered the Specs Out Of

Projects where we get to nerd out on process engineering are the best. We love engineering like a boss, especially with projects where we get exposed to a new technology or approach. In reviewing the modular pilot plants & process systems that really got us going this year, three projects stood out: Modular Pilot Plant […]

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Pilot Process Systems delivery

Best Practices for Shipping Process Skids at a Reasonable Cost

Advice on Shipping Process Skids If mishandled, shipping can be the most expensive part of a process skid design and fabrication project. In the worst-case scenario, expensive equipment can be damaged during the process, but poor logistical planning can also lead to many unnecessary costs. From the moment we begin designing a project, shipping is […]

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How to Know if Your Process Engineering Firm Really Knows Their Stuff

Selecting a process engineering firm isn’t like shopping for any old thing off the shelves. Your partner needs to be experienced in practical process applications and you have to be able to trust they’ll deliver a job well done for all your technical, financial, and project stakeholders. Anyone can throw together a website, but how do […]

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Design Assumptions in Process System Cost & Design Methods

The Dangerous Hidden Assumptions In Your Process System Cost Estimate

It can be hard to compare RFQ prices and process system cost quotes because everyone’s bid package submission is a little different. If you’ve been through the process system design bidding process before, you’ve probably spent days sifting through the information to determine which design firm to go with. You may be using a standard […]

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industrial distillation system

Why You Shouldn’t Trust “Instant” Quotes for Process Systems

What causes people to look for an instant quote? Pressure from their superiors, easy website forms, fast-track timelines, budget deadlines, etc. the list goes on. Whatever the case is, instant quotes are a risky move with a plethora of issues. Instant quotes can be beneficial in understanding a wide price range for a project but […]

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Process Equipment Design

How to Nail Project Schedule

From the second a process system project is approved, throughout the process equipment design, and until the day it is smoothly running in your facility, you are working hard to make sure that it is completed on time and on budget. Project scheduling has a major effect on whether your project is a success for […]

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When Should You Contact a Process System Designer?

Companies and entrepreneurs can be passionate about developing their process technology, but often don’t know if they are taking the right steps during process system design. By understanding the process, you can begin accumulating the documentation needed to build a pilot or production scale system faster. Many companies spend time and resources for fully defined […]

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