grass-roots plant

grass-roots plant

[′gras ‚rüts ′plant]
(chemical engineering)
A complete plant erected on a virgin site.
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Qatar is the only country in the world which can have an extra LNG export capacity of 23m t/y at the cost of a new grass-roots plant of 4.
Located on the island of Sakhalin, the plant will be the first world-scale LNG plant in the Russian Federation, as well as the first grass-roots plant to use the Shell Double MR process.
If customers want a new grass-roots plant, the UNIPOL PE Process is the clear choice.
It was noted that in 1989 the Company had completed the construction of a 105,000 square foot state-of-the-art blow molding facility at its headquarters in Eatontown, New Jersey, and in 1993 expanded in the Midwest with a facility located in Paris, Illinois, both reaching full capacity last year, which necessitated the need for another grass-roots plant.