IPP’s whole plant solutions help our customers minimize costs and get up and running

International Process Plants (IPP) has a long history of delivering solutions for a wide range of customers looking to make industrial acquisitions. As a premier buyer, IPP specializes in acquiring entire plant sites, process units and cutting-edge equipment systems. We have a rich history of delivering a seamless experience for sellers and unparalleled value for buyers.

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When buyers choose IPP for their whole plant site solutions, they’re unlocking a world of opportunities.

We save our customers time and money .

Typically, when customers buy a complete plant for relocation, they save 70% of the new equipment and engineering cost and 50% of the project lead time. And when they choose to relocate to one of our complete plant sites, they start operating immediately at a fraction of the original total-installed cost and land value.

Immediate impact on your bottom line? Check.
Elimination of most engineering and build costs? Absolutely.

Customers who buy complete plants for relocation

Save 70% of the new equipment and engineering cost

Save 50% of the project lead time

Save 50% of the capital cost

Save 90% of equipment delivery lead time

IPP can help you meet your profit and growth initiatives anywhere across the globe, with parts available to ship immediately, or for pickup. Customers also are able to visit IPP’s warehouses to view used products to ensure quality and compatibility for the job in question.

IPP is your one-stop solution for all things process plants and equipment

International Process Plants (IPP) is a global leader in process plants and equipment. We help industries around the world save time and money by simplifying plant and process transitions.

We buy plants. We then sell the equipment in those plants, either as a complete plant or as pieces of equipment. We also sell new equipment. With each transaction, we aim to further a reputation built on 46 years of service and more than 160,000 satisfied customers.

We are committed to providing immediate solutions to some of the most complicated decisions businesses must make. We are proud to be recognized as a global leader in the industry because we understand and deliver what’s important to our customers and our communities:

  • We save our customers time.
  • We save our customers money.
  • We understand the complexities of the process plant industry, and our team of experts is dedicated to providing you with the highest quality solutions and services.
  • We have won the respect of customers around the world.
  • We focus on efficiency, cost-effectiveness and sustainability.
  • We ship our new and used equipment fast.
  • We rebuild communities.

Have a plant or equipment to sell?

Contact us today to learn more about how IPP can help you with your process plant or equipment needs.

An inside look at the type of whole plant opportunities IPP provides

For nearly a half-century, International Process Plants (IPP) has empowered buyers to seize opportunities and find solutions that meet their unique needs. We don’t just buy plants. We create opportunities.

One of our recent plant acquisitions is in Grimsby, England. The Grimsby site was an API pharmaceutical manufacturing facility we acquired from Novartis.

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As Ron Gale, our president says, “IPP has a unique ability to take our client’s vision for the future and help them implement it using our existing portfolio of plant sites, complete process units and equipment systems. All this offers a material competitive advantage while also participating in the circular economy.” In addition to our owned assets we will use our global network to fill your needs at no charge.
IPP has been serving our clients for 46 years, expanding from the United States to Europe, India, China and beyond. Today, we have offices in the United States, Brazil, China, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Pakistan, Romania, Turkey and the United Kingdom. And even if we’re not in your country, we’re nearby.
Whether you’re looking to buy or sell, IPP is here for you. For companies looking to sell idled plants, we make a typical four- to five-year process disappear. Gone is a selling process described by clients as a Byzantine maze of details and costs they never anticipated. And buyers of plants can expect to get production up and running in half the time of building new.
Again, we’re here to help sellers and buyers alike. Sellers are able to quickly sell assets to IPP – either entire plants or individual process plant items – and get cash on hand. IPP will manage each step of the process, develop sales materials and identify potential buyers. Buyers can expect to save at least 50% on the cost of proven, reliable equipment.

In response to demand for popular but scarce used equipment, we now manufacture new process equipment. As Ross Gale, Vice President of IPP Group, said, “We’re all about providing customers options they want and need, and we understand the market wants quick delivery of quality equipment at the right price.” IPP’s new product lines includes cGMP, National Board U-stamped 316L Stainless Steel and Hastelloy reactors in 2000-, 4000- and 6000-gallon capacities, as well as glass-lined reactors in all sizes. Shipping times for those items are as little as 0-12 weeks. In addition, IPP sells fully custom-built reactors, heat exchangers, centrifuges, dryers, filters, filter-dryers, mixer/granulators and more. These pieces can be fabricated and delivered in 8-28 weeks. We also can reverse the paradigm for expedited delivery since we’ve begun contracting with major fabricators to build units for our stock. Now, if a customer needs something that is not in stock or not being manufactured, we can move our customers’ orders to the front of the manufacturing line before building up our stock, saving our customers significant time.

IPP is immensely proud of our work transforming former plant sites into community centerpieces. Where these sites once were abandoned or left to fall into disrepair, IPP removes and remarkets equipment, handles all demolition and environmental remediation and prepares the sites for new life and new job opportunities. This flips the script for communities that experienced a blow to their local economies by bringing new businesses and new energy back to the area.
IPP is a solutions business. We make it easy for our clients when we purchase closed or idle manufacturing facilities. We purchase the real estate, buildings, production systems and available intellectual assets. We then repopulate those assets into their highest and best uses as manufacturing sites using the existing infrastructure. This is a win-win-win for sellers, buyers and communities, solving problems for all three groups.

IPP By The Numbers

International Process Plants is a global buyer and seller of process plants and equipment in the pharmaceutical, petrochemical, industrial chemical, fine/specialty chemical, agrichemical/fertilizer, gas/oil, plastics/polymers, steel, artificial fibers, power generation, food processing, paper, metals processing/refining and alternative fuels industries.

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IPP has strategically placed, company-owned equipment warehouses and workshops in South Carolina USA, the United Kingdom and Germany to solve your equipment needs on time and cost-effectively.

Customers choose IPP when looking to save significant time and capital on their projects.
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Our customer base extends around the globe, including all Fortune 100 members within the process industries, and tens of thousands of small and mid-size manufacturers and toll processors.

Quality, reliability, flexibility and expertise. International Process Plants is the partner your business can trust to find solutions for your industrial manufacturing business needs.