Process Plant Location Factors

Easily Translate Plants Capital Cost from One Country to Another

Process Plant Location Factor Brochure


From $149 USD /year

Subscribers to Intratec Process Plant Location Factors (IL Factors) have access to an online database of factors to convert fixed capital costs of industrial plants from one country to another. IL factors are straightforward, handy tools for a series of purposes, like cost estimation, feasibility studies and investment analysis.

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 Germany IL Factor below – we offer this chart as an illustrative full sample, through which you can see entire IL Factors for Germany, try all chart functionalities and the online investment estimator, at no cost.

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

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

Useful in Multiple Industries


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

Plastics & Polymers

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

Inorganic Chemicals

(e.g., Chlorine, Sodium Hydroxide, Calcium, Silica Gel)

Fertilizers & Food

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

Oil, Gas & Derivatives

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


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

6 Regions Covered, Spanning 35 Countries


USA, Brazil, Canada, Mexico

North Asia

China, Japan, Russia, South Korea, Taiwan

Southeast Asia & Oceania

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

Central & South Europe

Austria, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland

West Europe

Belgium, France, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, UK

Africa & Middle East

Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey

Subscription Features

Handy Interactive Tool

Have access to an online IL Factor Tool for calculating up-to-date construction costs of industrial plants.

20-Year Factor Series

Find out local plant investment figures using past investment data, from 2000 on.

View Data Offline

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

Share Data with 3rd Parties

Share IL Factors with co-workers and third parties.

Add Additional Users

Perfect for businesses. Get additional logins to allow access to Process Plant Location Factors.

Receive Data Via Email

Receive data in Excel format via email, every month.

Germany IL 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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Process Plant Location Factors Subscription Plans


From $149 USD /year

Plan Features:

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 Plus:

Conversion to Multiple Currencies

Construction Cost Interactive Tool

Download Data Tables as Non-Printable PDF

Download Chart Image (JPEG,GIF)

Share With Coworkers From Same Country



From $399 USD /year

All Pro Features Plus:

Download Data Tables as Excel File

Download Data Tables as Printable PDF

Get 2 Additional Users (Same Company)

Receive Data in Excel Format via Email

Share With Coworkers Worldwide

Support via Email

You can get a Business subscription with a custom license to share our data. Contact us for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

I am interested in factors for just one country...Can I subscribe to access just the data I need, for a discounted subscription fee?

Kindly note that we offer no subscription plans for accessing specific factors from our database; you must choose among the available subscription plans and coverages.

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.

I need plant location factors for countries not covered in your database - what should I do?

If you need plant location factors for other countries, not covered in our database, you may submit the request form available at In this case, our experts may work to provide exactly the data you need. They will provide you with a quotation for this the data you need in no more than 2 business days. 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 higher than our regular subscription fees.

If I subscribe, how will I access location factors? Will you send me reports?

Subscribers access location factors through online charts and tables, accessible in the User Area, at Intratec website. Naturally, the subscriber must be logged in Intratec website (using the same email and password of the subscription) to access the data.

Finally, please note that Intratec does not send reports about the data presented.

How often is the data presented in this database refreshed? And when is the data updated?

The location factors are refreshed on a monthly basis, as new information is obtained. However, it is important to highlight that the frequency which specific regional data is actually updated depends on how often official sources from countries from those regions report that data.

In this context, in the beggining of each month ― typically in the first or second week ― the Intratec team updates plant location factors. See the Data Update Schedule.

Do you offer monthly subscriptions?

Actually not ― kindly note that all subscriptions offered by Intratec are charged on an annual basis.

Do you offer a free full trial?

No - Intratec does not offer free full trials. Kindly note 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 industrial product (e.g. oil) and try all our database features. In addition, we offer 3-years historical series as extended samples of our data for every item in our database (you must register to check these extended samples.)

We also provide a detailed description of Intratec methodologies, for gathering and processing all data presented in our databases.

Finally, we are positive that those who are interested in Intratec databases are able to decide whether to subscribe or not by taking a look at all material offered for free - the full sample, extended samples, methodologies - so that we do not offer free trials.

How do I cancel my subscription and what happens if I do?

Our customers are entitled to cancel subscription plans at any time. Once you cancel your subscription, you will continue to have access to your subscription plan data until the end of your current billing period.

To cancel a subscription, you should follow the steps below:

  • Login at with your email and password (top-menu)
  • Once logged on, you must click on "Go to User Area" (top-menu)
  • In the User Area, hover the mouse over “Account” (top-menu) and click on "Subscriptions"
  • You should see a list of all of your subscriptions on our website - just click on the cancel link of the plan you are wanting to cancel.

The Intratec team will proceess your cancellation within 2 business days. 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 is not allowed to share Intratec data. The subscriber of a Pro or Business Plan shall have a limited right in the ordinary course of its business to share Intratec data with coworkers, on a confidential basis, according to the respective subscription plan 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.

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