Fluor's Metals Process Expertise Developed Over 70 Years of Engineering and Constructing Downstream Process Facilities.

Fluor's metals process expertise includes performing studies, designing efficient process and materials handling systems and building process facilities for clients in the metals downstream segment. Our capabilities encompass PDF and photogrammetry on upgrade projects to successfully complete them in brownfield environments, with minimal disruption to plant operations.

Fluor's metals process experience includes:

  • Automotive Sheet - Fluor leads the industry in the design and construction of automotive sheet facilities. From fine tuning concepts in the front-end engineering and design stage to detailed engineering, competitive commercial sourcing and well planned construction execution, Fluor is delivering facilities that meet our clients' needs for certainty related to their capital investments and realization of business goals.

  • Forgings / Extrusions / Engineered Products - We provide studies and engineering, procurement and construction solutions to our clients for delivery of aluminum downstream manufacturing processes. Fluor's proven project delivery work processes and systems are effectively applied to both large and small project settings, often with complex space planning and logistics considerations as part of the success factors. The strict market drivers for these product lines and customer requirements require the certainty that we deliver related to safety, quality, cost and schedule.

  • Recycling - Fluor has extensive experience in the design and construction of recycling facilities for major metals companies.

  • Refining - Fluor conducts feasibility studies for clients seeking to build new alumina refineries. Our experts detail equipment and process options to assist our clients in making financial decisions regarding capital investments of new refineries. Fluor also leverages its global supply chain network and procurement organization to meet our clients' sourcing objectives.

  • Rolled Products - Fluor has delivered some of the most significant aluminum rolling projects in the world. Our teams work with clients to drive value engineering efforts to enhance capital efficiencies.

  • Smelting - Fluor is a world leader in the design and construction of smelters. We have undertaken projects ranging from retrofitting existing smelters to performing greenfield construction. Fluor's design experience encompasses smelter complexes for the aluminum, copper, nickel and zinc industries. Our smelter design capabilities include:

  • Acid plants, oxygen plants and water treatment plants
  • Flash smelting, slag cleaning, matte casting and cooling
  • Gas collection and treatment
  • Power generation and waste heat recovery
  • Utilities design and distribution and waste treatment and handling