Fives has a long standing experience in industrial engineering and extensive expertise in managing turnkey contracts worldwide. We design and supply process equipment and plants for the primary aluminium industry, and we offer lifting & handling equipment as well as air pollution control solutions for various industries.
Our dedicated teams of engineering experts comprise over 600 people based across the globe. Their aim is to provide the highest level of responsiveness, quality, output, return on investment and environmental performance.
Fives’ engineers combine operational excellence with first-class planning and reporting procedures. Our capabilities span project management and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts, demonstrated through on-time delivery of large turnkey projects.
Our capabilities include:
- Project set-up: selection of the best strategy in terms of international purchasing and sub-contracting, logistics and local construction
- Evaluating local manufacturers and construction companies
- Delivering entire plants in fully preassembled modules (in the event of a lack of local resources or to minimize onsite construction)
- Diagnosis and feasibility studies to extend the lifecycle of installations
- Rapid onsite interventions including inspections, repairs and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) spare parts delivery
Fives delivers equipment, installations and associated services tailored to your exact requirements. Our advisory services include assessments on overall system status and potential risks. We also perform retrofits and upgrades that are fully customizable to your needs.
Fives’ tailormade solutions go beyond equipment design and are offered throughout the lifecycle of your installations. Our dedicated teams of experienced engineers are based close to our clients for faster response time. They offer a consultative approach designed to maximize your equipment’s safety, reliability and profitability while lowering costs. Our expertise includes:
- Electricity, mechanics, automation, hydraulics
- Process equipment
- Industrial maintenance
- Safety regulations
At Fives, health, safety and environment (HSE) is built into our DNA. We are committed to implementing the highest health and safety standards at every stage of project execution, and continuously innovate to reduce our clients’ environmental impact. Our objective is to achieve zero harm by choice across all our construction, fabrication and commissioning activities.
All employees and external contractors adhere to protective safety measures that are embedded into our culture. And Fives’ innovations are designed according to our HSE principles.
For example, our Safe-T product line was developed with operator safety in mind. It includes the Safe-T crane, a collector shoes derailing system that safeguards operators while maintaining overhead cranes.
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The workshop started to operate at the beginning of 2021. Spread over 3,800 square meters, it includes offices, warehouses, Machining, Fabrication and Repairable areas.