since its introduction in 1963 the chemical engineering plant cost index (cepci) has served as an important tool for chemical-process-industry (cpi) professionals when adjusting process plant construction costs from one period to another. the cepci consists of a composite index assembled from a set
the preliminary value for the january 2018 ce plant cost index (cepci; most recent available) increased compared to the previous month’s value. the equipment buildings and engineering & supervision subindices were all higher for january pushing the overall monthly cepci value for january higher.
chemical engineering index ce: composed of 4 major components – equipment construction labor buildings and engineering and supervision – the index is employed primary as a process plant construction index was established using a base period of 1957-1959 as 100. the ce index is updated monthly and it lags in time by about 3 months.
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each month chemical engineering publishes the latest values for the chemical engineering plant cost index (cepci) — a widely used resource for plant construction costs. the cepci is calculated using various data from the u.s. bureau of labor statistics. once a year we calculate and publish an annual average value which for 2017 was 567.5.
gold level membership allows you full access to the chemical engineering archives dating back to 1986. quickly search and retrieve all articles and back issues. with my chemengonline.com you can customize your own feeds save searches download white papers and review your comments. the preliminary value for the ce plant cost index (cepci