Founded as a construction company in 1912, Fluor quickly built a reputation for applying innovative methods and performing precise engineering and construction work within the emerging petroleum industry. Today, Fluor continues to develop and implement innovative solutions for complex project issues in diverse industries, including chemicals and petrochemicals, commercial and institutional (C&I), government services, life sciences, manufacturing, mining, oil and gas, power, renewable energy, telecommunications, and transportation infrastructure.
Fluor Corporation is one of the world's largest publicly traded engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance (EPCM), and project management companies. Over the past century, Fluor has become a trusted global business leader by providing exceptional services and technical knowledge across every phase of a project. Fluor works with governments and multinational companies to design, build, and maintain many of the world's most complex and challenging capital projects.
Consistently rated as one of the world's safest contractors, Fluor's primary objective is to develop, execute, and maintain capital projects on schedule, within budget, and with operational excellence. The individual and collective expertise of Fluor's 43,000 employees provides cost-effective, intelligent solutions in a timely manner. In addition to project offices, Fluor maintains a network of offices in more than 30 countries across six continents. Outstanding dependability, expertise, and safety distinguish Fluor as the preeminent leader in the global building services marketplace.
Fluor is a Fortune 500 company, ranking No. 124 of America's largest corporations in 2012. Fluor ranks No. 1 in the 'Engineering, Construction' category of Fortune magazine's 2012 World's Most Admired Companies.
Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine ranks Fluor No. 1 on its Top 100 Design-Build Firms list and No. 2 on its Top 400 Contractors list in 2011. This recognition emphasizes Fluor's ability to execute successfully large, financially complex projects around the globe.
Fluor serves clients in a wide variety of traditional and evolving industries worldwide, including chemicals and petrochemicals; commercial and institutional; government services; health-care; life sciences; manufacturing; microelectronics; mining; oil and gas; power; renewable energy; telecommunications; and transportation infrastructure.
Fluor executes many of the world's most successful and challenging projects. Clients depend on the expertise of Fluor's workforce of more than 43,000 global men and women to deliver capital projects safely, on schedule, and within budget.
Fluor's employees, including renowned experts in their specialties, hold academic degrees in more than 100 engineering and 60 scientific fields.
Fluor's award-winning knowledge management system, Knowledge OnLineSM, enables the company to share and apply its collective expertise across the company 24/7.
Fluor's three Global Execution Centers in Poland, India, and the Philippines provide design, engineering, and construction management support to the company's global offices.
Processes and Systems
Fluor's proven project execution processes and systems offer a full spectrum of integrated business management tools, from design to commissioning, using real-time portals and dashboards.
Building a Legacy Across A Century
Fluor's roots extend back to the turn of the 20th century, when a family of Swiss immigrants set up a construction business in the Western United States. Over time, that business evolved, first in 1912 as the Fluor Construction Company, then as Fluor Corporation, by which it is known today. Over the decades, Fluor has expanded its expertise across industries and around the world. Today, it is active in more than 25 countries on six continents.
From the Buddha Tower in the 1920s to the trans-Alaska Pipeline in the 1970s to the largest polysilicon facility in the world in 2008, Fluor has been at the forefront of innovation in engineering, procurement, construction, and maintenance, led by visionary management and a global team of committed experts. View the above timeline for more details.
Sustainability has been integral to Fluor's operations and success for 100 years. Fluor's sustainability mission envisions meeting the needs of Fluor's clients while conducting business in a socially, economically, and environmentally responsible manner to the benefit of current and future generations, thereby creating value for all stakeholders. Every day, Fluor helps clients safeguard the environment, conserve energy, protect lives, and strengthen the economies and social structures of communities in which Fluor employees work and live. At Fluor, leadership in sustainability is more than just a responsibility; it is a privilege.
Addressing Commercial Business Interruption & Disaster Response
In the aftermath of a natural or accidental disaster, Clients are vulnerable to immediate losses. Clients may suffer damage to their facilities, infrastructure, and power, as well potential losses of manufacturing output and displaced employees.
HSE - Health and Safety Performance
Fluor continues to be pleased with its safety record, but it must strive to ZERO Incidents through continuously monitoring compliance and communicating Fluor's safety expectations. Every day, Fluor instills HSE discipline and urgency at the job sites and offices by continually raising the bar for the company and its contractors.