SNC-Lavalin acquires UK process engineering specialist Flex Process

MONTREAL, June 21, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC), a fully integrated professional services and project management consulting firm with offices around the world, has completed the acquisition of leading company Flex Process in process engineering, safety and numerical simulation who specializes in the support and transformation of process plants in a wide range of energy and industrial sectors.

Based in the UK, Flex Process offers advanced engineering and digital twin expertise to support asset design, improve operational efficiency, optimize asset life and reduce emissions for global customers across a number of energy industries, including energy and nuclear; as well as industrial sectors such as iron and steel; chemical products; and pharmaceuticals.

To date, she has worked alongside SNC-Lavalin on numerous projects including the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s Hydrogen-3 Advanced Technology facility, Hinkley Point Nuclear power plant C to Englandand an ammonia production plant in the Middle East.

The acquisition adds to SNC-Lavalin’s rapidly growing net-zero energy capability, which includes the provision of multidisciplinary services in the areas of electricity and renewable energy; transmission and distribution; hydrogen; carbon capture and storage; Energy storage; and industrial decarbonization.

“As an organization, we are committed to advancing net zero projects around the world by harnessing data and technology to give our customers more insight and certainty than ever before,” said Ian L. EdwardsPresident and Chief Executive Officer, SNC-Lavalin.

“Acquiring a highly specialized company with niche expertise will strengthen this offering, as we seek to design the future of infrastructure and power generation at a scale appropriate to the challenges facing our world. .”

“Flex Process has a well-established reputation with a complementary customer base to ours, which will open up new opportunities to sell fully integrated services in growing markets,” said Joe St. Julian, President, Nuclear, SNC-Lavalin. “We now look forward to building on the success we have already shared together working across the entire project lifecycle in complex industries.”

Roger RaynerManaging Director and Founder of Flex Process, said, “Flex Process has pioneered new techniques to help its customers optimize their processes, increase safety and support their decarbonization plans. The decision to become part of SNC-Lavalin reinforces these capabilities and enables We look forward to working within the rapidly growing net-zero energy business to help new and existing clients reduce complexity, increase efficiency and identify other ways to decarbonize their plants and processes. »

Flex Process’ team of 11 long-time employees and associates will be part of SNC-Lavalin’s nuclear business, one of the world’s most comprehensive nuclear services organizations, working across the entire lifecycle projects.

About the flexible process:
Flex Process has been operating since 2007 and has assembled a highly specialized team offering process simulation and optimization; process safety and sustainability; and digitization of factory and as-built operating data. Its advanced simulation tools, including digital twins and newly modeled processes, have helped clients reduce energy consumption and emissions, while improving project performance and reducing risk.

About SNC-Lavalin
Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a fully integrated professional services and project management firm with offices around the world dedicated to engineering a better future for our planet and its people. We create sustainable solutions that connect people, technology and data to design, build and operate the most complex projects. We deploy global capabilities locally for our customers and provide unique end-to-end services throughout the lifecycle of an asset, including consulting, advisory and environmental services, smart grids and cybersecurity, design and engineering, procurement, project management and construction, operations. & maintenance, decommissioning and fixed assets. – and delivered to customers in key strategic sectors such as engineering services, nuclear, operations and maintenance and capital. News and information are available at www.snclavalin.com or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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