Process Plant Location Factors

Easily Translate Plants Capital Cost from One Country to Another

Process Plant Location Factor Brochure


From $149/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 /year

Plan Features:

Online Factor Charts

Up to 35 Countries Covered

Historical Series since 2000

Monthly Factor Updates

Data Tables as Online PDF

 Share With Coworkers (same country)



From $ 249 /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 (worldwide)



From $ 399 /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 & Third Parties (worldwide)

 Premium Support

  • Obtain answers to your questions from our experts. Responses via email in 3 business days.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I do a free trial of a paid plan for Process Plant Location Factors?

Kindly note that anyone interested in our Process Plant Location Factors has access to a variety of free samples. For every factor in our database, we offer a 24-month historical series as an example.

We do not offer free trial subscription plans; we believe that those who are interested in Process Plant Location Factors are able to decide whether to subscribe by checking the available free samples.

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.

Do you offer monthly subscriptions?

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

How many users are allowed under the subscription?

The number of users (logins) allowed is according to the subscription plan of the subscriber. Subscribers of Standard and Pro plans have only one login to access the data. Subscribers of Business plans can have up to three users (logins) to access the data.

It is worth noting that only corporate emails, from the same company and with the same domain, can be used for logins in Business subscriptions; free email accounts (domains such as Gmail, Yahoo, etc.) cannot be used

The data I need are not covered in your database - what should I do?

If you cannot find the data of your interest in any of the Intratec databases, you may submit this request form . Our experts will provide you with a quotation for the data you need in no more than 2 business days. Of course, since this is a customized data analysis, not available in our regular databases, the cost will be higher than our regular subscription fees.

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)
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  • 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 related to Intratec Indexes & Pricing Data subscriptions are not provided.

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