Renewables

Renewables

Experts in the manufacture of high integrity solutions

Over 100 years of fabrication and welding experience has positioned Francis Brown as a major provider of engineering solutions to the global renewable energy sector.

Operating on projects including the Greater Gabbard windfarm off the coast of Suffolk and the MeyGen Tidal Stream Project in the Pentland Firth – the world’s largest tidal turbine to date – Francis Brown provides a range of manufacturing services to the renewable energy market as well as fabrication services that enable mobilisation of support vessels.

Experienced in manufacturing across all materials, including exotic stainless steel alloys, the business has developed an unparalleled catalogue of weld procedures to deliver on varied and technically challenging modules.

Operating in the chemical sector since its inception in the UK, Francis Brown has carved a reputation for the delivery of fabrication and engineering solutions, not only throughout the country, but across the globe.

Chemical

Chemical

Unsurpassed sector experience since 1920

Oil and Gas

Oil & Gas

A history as one of the longest service providers to the oil & gas sector

Delivering bespoke and multiple supply components to the oil and gas sector for more than 100 years, Francis Brown prides itself on holding world class accreditation and certification standards – including ISO 3834, part 2, Lloyds Register and DNV – and has an industry pedigree for providing unmatched services and also offers an oil & gas industry first in the provision of a Rapid Response team, providing immediate intervention in the event of unexpected breakdowns and failures.

With investment in the latest FARO 3D laser technology, we can guarantee to deliver components with the highest precision. We are driven by accuracy and technical excellence in everything that we do.

We provide a great range of progressive fabrication services to the rail sector delivering a full turnkey service from initial concept design right through to assembly and installation.

Rail

Rail

Safety standards and technical excellence over and above requirements

Nuclear

Nuclear

Skilled providers in one of the most regulated sectors

Francis Brown’s pedigree in the oil, gas and chemical sectors has enabled the business to seamlessly enter the nuclear power sector. Providing the highest quality fabrications, the business has become an integral part of the nuclear industry supply chain and has developed a reputation for delivering traceable products to the exacting standards demanded by this industry.

Working on some of the world’s biggest and most highly acclaimed power projects, including one of the largest gas fields, Maersk Culzean, Francis Brown is recognised for providing fabrication and engineering solutions to an industry noted for setting some of the highest project specification standards.

Priding itself on a business model that is built around service and delivery to these exacting standards, Francis Brown has responded with the development of new welding procedures, unmatched in the industry, and which includes supplying, previously unheard of, thicknesses of steel that can withstand the demands of the highest production environments.

Power Generation

Power Generation

Safety standards and technical excellence over and above requirements

Construction

Construction

Unequalled compliance, volume & speed

With our extensive workshop facilities we have the ability to lift excessively heavy components and carry out complex assemblies. We work closely alongside all of our clients in the construction sector to help deliver a streamlined and effective project to solve challenging projects.

With paperwork just as important as the steel, we have in-depth experience of third party inspection, accreditations and compliance to ensure all projects that we work on exceed industry standards.