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Momentum for Micro-Processing Grows in EU

10:45 AM MST | February 16, 2009 | Alex Scott

Some chemical firms in Europe-and the U.K. in particular-are starting to look more closely at continuous, micro-scale processes as a way to slash operating and capital costs and become more competitive against lower cost producers in developing countries. Some chemical industry experts tell CW they are seeing significant capital and operating cost savings when continuous, micro-processing systems are applied to the appropriate manufacturing projects.   Operating expenditure for a continuous micro-process compared to a standard batch process could reduce...

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