Plant Location Factors

Easily Translate Plants Capital Cost from One Country to Another

Process Plant Location Factor Brochure


From $149 USD /year

Let’s say you need to calculate the construction cost of a plant, in a specific country… and that you know the construction cost of the same plant, but in a different country…

Wouldn’t it be great if you could get the cost you need by just multiplying the cost data you have, using a single factor?

Well, Intratec can provide you this factor! Intratec Plant Location Factors (IL Factors) is a database of multipliers for instantaneously converting construction costs between 35 key countries.

Subscribers also have an online construction cost estimator, through which plant construction costs can be easily calculated, using cost data from other country.

Our factors are useful in several industry sectors. Register now and access, for free, limited samples of the factors for all countries covered. To understand all database features, we suggest you see our Finland IL Factor below – we offer this chart as an illustrative full sample, through which you can see entire IL Factors for Finland, try all chart functionalities and the online construction cost estimator, at no cost.

Check below Plant Location Factors coverage and features. You may also see our brochure.

Useful in Multiple Industries


(e.g., Ethylene, Propylene, Methanol, Toluene, VCM)

Polymers & Renewables

(e.g., ABS, HDPE, LLDPE, PP, Polycarbonate, Silicone, SBR)

Fertilizers & Gases

(e.g., Ammonia, Nitric Acid, Saccharin, Sulfur, Urea)

Oil & Energy

(e.g., Crude Oil, Naphtha, Butane, Propane, Diesel)


(e.g., Amoxicillin, Cefalotin, Paracetamol, Tanespimycin)

6 Regions Covered, Spanning 35 Countries


Brazil, Canada and Mexico

West Europe

Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and United Kingdom

Central & North Europe

Czech Republic, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Norway, Poland and Sweden

Southeast Asia & Oceania

Australia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand

East Europe & North Asia

China, Japan, Russia, South Korea and Taipei, Chinese

Africa & Middle East

Saudi Arabia, South Africa and Turkey

A Comprehensive, Multi-Featured Database

Handy Interactive Tool

Have an online IL Factor Tool for calculating local construction costs of industrial plants

Assess Local Costs

Convert construction costs of industrial plants between 35 countries

Work Offline

Download location factor tables (PDF, Excel, CSV) to work offline

Share Data

Share Location Factors of 35 countries with co-workers from multiple locations

Receive Via Email

Get Location Factor data in Excel format delivered to your email, every month

Manage Account

Add users (same email domain) and manage their roles. Handle your company billing on one single account

Finland Location Factor Full Sample

Views. Our Process Plant Location Factor present:

  • IL Factor Data: A chart presenting historical series for . Hover the mouse over the series to view the respective values plotted.
  • IL Factor Tool: Use this tool to adjust local construction costs of industrial plants between two locations.

Formats. Data may be presented in the following formats:

  • Chart: Graphical representation of the data – you must hover the mouse over the price series to view the respective values plotted. You can filter a given series by clicking on the respective legend label, right above the chart. Chart images may be downloaded as JPG or PNG files*.
  • Table: Arrangement of data in rows and columns. Data tables may be downloaded as non-printable PDF* or Excel files**.

(*) Available only to subscribers of 'Pro' or 'Business' plans.

(**) Available only to subscribers of 'Business' plans.

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Plant Location Factors Subscription Plans


From $149 USD /year

Online Factor Charts

Up to 35 Countries Covered

Historical Series since 2000

Monthly Factor Updates

Data Tables as Online PDF







From $249 USD /year

All Standard Features

Conversion to Multiple Currencies

Construction Cost Interactive Tool

Download Data Tables as Non-Printable PDF

Download Chart Image (JPEG,GIF)







From $399 USD /year

All Pro Features

Download Data Tables as Excel File

Download Data Tables as Printable PDF

Have 1 Extra User

Manage Users Roles

Transfer Subscription Ownership

Receive Data in Excel Format via Email

Share with Coworkers

Support via Email

Add More Users (Add-on)

Data Licensing

Share with Third Parties

Share our plant location factors with third parties

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Integrate with Your Product

Empower your software and databases with our location factors

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Integrate into Your Workflow

Receive our data via FTP and easily integrate it into your workflow

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I purchase a custom subscription?

No. Kindly note that we offer no subscriptions for accessing a specific plant location factor from our database. You must choose among the available subscription plans.

When are the Plant Location Factors updated?

Our Plant Location Factors are updated in the beggining of every month, in a specific date according to our Data Update Schedule.

I need location factors for other countries - what should I do?

If you cannot find the location factor of your interest in our database, you may contact us describing what you need. In this case, our experts will evaluate your request and may provide you with a quotation for the data you need. Of course, since this would be a customized data set, not available in our online database, the quotation for providing the data you need shall be considerably higher than our regular subscription fees.

How are the location factors calculated?

Intratec Location Factors are calculated based on high volumes of local data of different locations, relating to productivity, labor costs, steel and energy prices, equipment import needs, freight, taxes and duties on imported and domestic materials and regional business environment, among others.

Are reports included in the subscription?

No. Subscribers can access plant location factors through online charts and tables (in the User Area on the Intratec website) and, depending on the subscription plan, may also download chart images (PNG, JPEG) and data tables (Excel) to work offline. Naturally, the subscriber must be logged in on the Intratec website (using the same email and password of the subscription) to access the data.

Do you offer monthly subscriptions?

No. Kindly note that all subscriptions offered by Intratec are charged on an annual basis.

Do you offer a free full trial?

No. However, please keep in mind that anyone interested in Intratec online databases has access to a variety of free samples:

  • We provide a full sample for each database, where you can check all data available for a given commodity (e.g. oil) and try all the database features
  • 3-years historical series are available as extended samples of our data for every item in our databases (you must register to check these extended samples.)

How do I cancel my subscription?

If you are the owner of a subscription, you can easily cancel the subscription by following the steps below:

  • Login at with your email and password (top-menu)
  • Once logged on, you must click on “Account” (top-menu) and then on "Subscriptions"
  • Locate the subscription and click on "Manage Billing"
  • Click on the button “Edit” and then on the link "Cancel", under “Subscription Status”

Once you cancel your subscription, you will continue to have access to your subscription plan data until the end of your current billing period. Upon cancellation, an email will be sent confirming that the recurring billing is interrupted.

Please note that refunds are not provided in this case. For more information, see Intratec Refund Policy

How can I use Intratec data? Can I share it with third parties?

The subscriber may, in the course of its business, create content based on Intratec data for internal use only according to "Use & Sharing" statements set out in Intratec Terms & Conditions.

The subscriber of a 'Standard' Plan or a 'Pro' Plan is not allowed to share Intratec data - such subscriptions are for individual use only. The subscriber of 'Business' Plan shall have a limited right in the ordinary course of its business to share Intratec data with coworkers, on a confidential basis, as set out in Intratec Terms & Conditions.

If you need to share Intratec data with third parties, you can get a Business Subscription with a custom license to share our data. Contact us for more information on this topic.

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