semiworks

semiworks

(ˈsɛmɪˌwɜːks)
n
a manufacturing plant equipped to develop and manufacture a new product in small quantities prior to full-scale manufacture
adj
(of a manufacturing plant) equipped to develop and manufacture a new product in small quantities prior to full-scale manufacture; employed, used, carried out or produced at such a plant
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Additionally, an upgrade to the existing Covington, GA semiworks line will be completed in first quarter of 2014.
Constructing and operating a semiworks production plant using commercial-scale equipment is a key step toward the full-scale roll out of Peazazz," said Johann Tergesen, Burcon's president and COO.
The semiworks capacity will be used to commercialize the applications currently being worked on," says Lebel.
The grass roots plant will be built in Bayport, TX, where CRI has manufactured the Amoco catalyst for several years in a semiworks facility.
The acquisition also includes a semiworks facility in Rochester, New York, and the supply of key raw materials.
Wright does say that "in trials with semiworks material, we have consistently seen haze reductions of at least 50% versus conventional resins.
Our IntegRex[TM] technology has moved from the piloting stage, through a semiworks plant and is now ramping up at our Columbia, South Carolina, site," Nelson said.
GE will begin production at a domestic semiworks plant by December, and large scale production is expected in early 2008 at a new Ultem plant being built in Cartagena, Spain.