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.
Du Pont would supply most of Ethyl's TEL requirements for years to come, but, according to a letter written by Alfred Sloan to Irenee du Pont in the fall of 1924, in an accommodation to Standard Oil that firm had been permitted to maintain a small "semiworks" at its Bayway refinery.
The grass roots plant will be built in Bayport, TX, where CRI has manufactured the Amoco catalyst for several years in a semiworks facility.
Wright does say that "in trials with semiworks material, we have consistently seen haze reductions of at least 50% versus conventional resins." Tel: (800) 327-8626 * www.eastman.com