Fluor announced Monday that it is combining its modular design
expertise with the fabrication and construction capabilities of Supreme
Group, a Canadian based-company that specializes in fabrication
and module assembly across Canada.
The new partnership will be named Supreme Modular
Fabrication. The 50/50 partnership will own, operate and
deliver a full range of unique module assembly and fabrication
services to the Canadian market place from its 50-plus-acre
module yard near Edmonton, Alberta.
This partnership allows Fluor to now deliver a fully integrated
self-performed engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction (EPFC) solution to a
wide range of projects across Canada.
We are truly excited about the fabrication partnership
with Supreme where both of our companies are bringing together
the best talent and best offerings to meet the needs of our
clients, said Peter Oosterveer, president of Fluors
energy and chemicals business. With our unique modular and
fabrication capabilities in the market, we will be able to
deliver an integrated EPFC solution that will provide
significant cost and schedule opportunities and benefits for
There are significant gains for Supreme in our
association with Fluor, a global industry leader, to create
this new module and fabrication company, added John
Leder, chief operating officer of Supreme Group. Within
this new company, we will be able to offset many of the risks
associated with field construction by executing more of the
field content in our modular facility."
Fluor says it has maintained a strong presence in the
Canadian market for more than 60 years by providing world-class
engineering, procurement, construction and project management services. The
company has more than 3,000 professionals working in
offices in Calgary, Vancouver and numerous project sites.
Through innovative offerings, such as Fluors
3rd Gen Modular Execution design, we are seeing
increased levels of construction work move from the
field to controlled, productive and less costly work environments like modular
fabrication yards, said Garry Flowers, president of
Fluors global services group.
In September 2012, Fluor unveiled a similar modular
fabrication partnership with AG&P in the Phillipines.