Volume 6, Issue 4
Published: May 7, 2012
The path to becoming a low cost producer

In an unpredictable market, partly created and limited by government mandates, plagued with operational inefficiencies and limited ability to process less expensive feedstock, low-cost producers have a competitive advantage.

 

The biggest challenges to implementing new technology retrofits are: the host site being asked to make a change that could affect its entire operation and the new technology is outside its operating comfort zone and experience.

 

To manage these challenges, the host site and the technology company can follow a path which will gradually build the trust and confidence necessary to embark on a new technology retrofit project.

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