transformation en usine

21:10 Oct 1, 2018
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Manufacturing / transformation en usine
French term or phrase: transformation en usine
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Les étapes A1 à A3 comprennent tous les processus depuis l’extraction des matières premières jusqu’à leur transformation en usine.

Steps A1 to A3 include all the processes from raw material extraction to
in-plant processing.

Merci :)
Séverine torralba
France
Local time: 00:45


Summary of answers provided
4 +1conversion in the plant / processing in the plant
Gareth Callagy
4plant processing
Francois Boye
3factory processing
Tony M
3 -1transformation for the manufacturing
tanglsus


  

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29 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
conversion in the plant / processing in the plant


Explanation:
If it involves a change in the raw materials to a significantly different product (say involving a chemical reaction, such as conversion of methane to energy), I would say conversion would be more appropriate here.
If it involves physical processing of the raw materials (say cleaning and cutting of logs), I would say processing would be more appropriate. In any case, I think processing would have a broader meaning if the source text isn't more specific.

Also, I would use "in the plant/factory" or "in a plant" instead of "in-plant", which is an expression I've never come across.

Gareth Callagy
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:45
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks a lot for the clarification :)


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  GILOU
1 day 6 hrs
  -> Thanks Gilou!
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plant processing


Explanation:
https://www.amazon.com/Plant-Processing-Natural-Doug-Elliot/...

Francois Boye
United States
Local time: 18:45
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 13

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  writeaway: how does this differ in essence from the previous answer?
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  -> It is more compact
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7 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): -1
transformation for the manufacturing


Explanation:
transformation for the factory-product manufacturing.

tanglsus
United States
Local time: 18:45
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Tony M: I'm afraid that doesn't really make a lot of sense in EN, and alos, please note that in this specific context 'transformation' is something of a faux ami.
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19 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
factory processing


Explanation:
From the limited context available, it looks as though this is contrasting 'production in the field' with subsequent 'processing in the factory' — I personalyl probably woldn't use 'plant' here, unless for some reason they are making some specific distinction about their plant instead of some other; otherwise, it seems to me more about the type of processing taking place.

Note that in this sort of context, 'transformation' usually equates to the notion of 'processing' — cf. such mentions as: "viande provenant de l'UE, transformée en France", etc.

Tony M
France
Local time: 00:45
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 160
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