What Fluor Buys

As one of the world's largest engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction and maintenance services organizations, Fluor procures a large volume of industrial goods and services. Key spend areas are listed below by category:

Construction Indirects

  • Durable Small Tools
  • Expendable Small Tools
  • Fencing
  • Gases - Welding, Purge, etc.
  • Janitorial Services
  • Major Construction Equipment
  • Non-Destructive Examination and Testing Services
  • Safety Supplies
  • Security Services
  • Soils and Concrete Testing Services
  • Surveying Services
  • Temporary Facilities
  • Welding Wire & Rod

Civil

  • Anchor Bolts
  • Backfill (materials)
  • Civil, Concrete (services)
  • Concrete - Cast in Place
  • Concrete - Precast
  • Environmental (materials)
  • Landscaping and Permanent Fencing (materials)
  • Paving
  • Piling - Site Wide
  • Pilings (materials)
  • Railroads (materials)
  • Reinforcing (materials)
  • Roads, Temporary and Permanent
  • Site Preparation

Structural

  • Fabricated Steel
  • Steel Items, Special - Hoist Beams, Lifting Lugs/Eyes, etc.
  • Stock Steel - Rolled Shapes, Angles, etc. (materials)
  • Towers, Antennas (pre-fab) - Self-Supporting, Guyed, and Monopole

Architectural

  • Building (services)
  • Building Materials
  • Building Systems - Electrical
  • Building Systems - Fire Protection
  • Building Systems - Mechanical
  • Building Systems - Plumbing
  • Buildings, Whole and Pre-fabricated
  • Facility Equipment
  • HVAC Equipment

Logistics

  • Air Freight
  • Export Packing
  • Freight Forwarding and Customs Clearance
  • Full Truckload (FTL)
  • Less than Truckload (LTL)
  • Ocean Freight
  • Port Handling Services

Process Equipment

  • Bulk Solids Handling Equipment
  • Compressors - Centrifugal, Reciprocating, Screw, Rotary, etc.
  • Drying Equipment
  • Equipment (fab and/or erect)
  • Filters and Strainers
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Mechanical and Piping (services)
  • Mixers and Blending Systems
  • Power Generation - Diesel Generators, Steam /Gas Turbines, etc.
  • Process Vessels
  • Pumps - Centrifugal, Reciprocating, Metering, etc.
  • Storage Vessels
  • Treatment Systems - Water, Effluent, etc.

Piping/Valves/Fittings

  • Pipe/Fittings/Flanges
  • Piping Components - Gaskets, Bolts, Fasteners, etc.
  • Piping Safety - Eye Wash, Misc. Safety and Firewater Items
  • Piping Stress Items - Expansion Joints
  • Shop Fabrication - Piping
  • Tubing / Fittings - Hygienic
  • Valves and Valve Accessories

Electrical Equipment and Bulks

  • Bus Duct
  • Conduit and Accessories
  • Electrical Wiring and Accessories (materials)
  • Electrical/Instrumentation (services)
  • Grounding and Cathodic Protection
  • Motor Control Centers (MCC's)
  • Pole Lines
  • Power Cable
  • Switchgear
  • Switchyards and Substations
  • Transformers
  • UPS Systems (Emergency Power)

Instrumentation

  • Cable, ISP/OSP Communication - copper/coaxial - RF (Radio Frequency)
  • Cable, ISP/OSP Communication - FO (Fiber Optic)
  • Computerized Control Systems - DCS, Burner Mgmt Systems
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
  • Tagged Instrumentation

Industrial Paint and Insulation

  • Fireproofing
  • Insulation
  • Paint and Coatings
  • Scaffolding (materials) - Purchase
  • Scaffolding (materials) - Rental

Corporate Indirects - Administrative Procurement and Contracts

  • Courier Services
  • Office Equipment, Furniture, Supplies and Related services
  • Promotional Goods
  • Stationery and Reprographics