What Tops the Chemical Processing Reading List?

See which of our 2016 content attracted the most attention.

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If you’ve ever been tasked with poring over analytics, you know it can lead you down the rabbit hole very quickly. One piece of information intrigues you and off you go. Each year we do our roundup of top content on ChemicalProcessing.com. The results are interesting and sometimes surprising. We know certain topics will do well (safety and salary information are always popular) but other topics don’t always match expectations. (Our visitors clearly show more interest in wastewater treatment than technology for clean drinking water.) Here, in order of popularity based on page views at presstime, are the top articles, news items and columns from our regular…

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