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Going modular ~ how modularisation is transforming plant design and build

Published:  08 March, 2018

While Industry 4.0 continues to revolutionise the way manufacturing and processing plants operate, many businesses are also looking at how the design and build of a facility can be accomplished more efficiently. Here, Dave Friar, international operations director at engineering solutions provider Boulting Group, explores the concept of modularisation and how it is transforming the design and build process both at home and overseas.

Modularisation is not a new concept. In fact, many plants have been using it to reduce the complexity of internal systems for many years. However, more and more plant managers are now exploring the model as a way of reducing construction costs of a plant and, more interestingly, testing new markets.

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