Gross Processing Margin

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Gross Processing Margin

The gain or loss one realizes by taking a long position in a commodity and a short position on a finished product made from that commodity. This allows the investor to create an artificial position on the price of making the finished product. The gross processing margin measures how successfully one does this. See also: Crack spread, Crush spread.
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TITUS can help make the transition to the updated GPMS scheme seamless by providing:
This has given us a great deal of experience in helping organizations comply with the GPMS standard,” said Stephane Charbonneau, Chief Technology Officer with TITUS.
GPMS Rupture Disk assemblies are manufactured from 304 stainless steel and incorporate either an Inconel or stainless steel disk, which minimizes the effects of varying processing temperatures, DME says.