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Asset Performance Improvement

Contract Staffing

Facility Management

Operational Readiness

Plant Engineering

Plant Operations & Maintenance

Small Capital Projects

Turnarounds, Outages & Shutdowns

ANKER Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Services

With up to 3,500 technical and craft personnel working as an extended workforce we are scalable to deploy more than any global Client sites around the world. ANKER is a leading provider of operations and maintenance (O&M) services. ANKER supports chemical plants, refineries, power stations, manufacturing sites, mines, metal production facilities and other industrial and commercial operations.

ANKER’s benchmarking methodologies identify potential improvement opportunities in existing plants and facilities. These opportunities can be realized through use of subject matter expertise and lean technologies, supplemental maintenance and contractor management, or total program management and execution.

Guided by mutual alignment with Client business objectives, ANKER site teams are motivated to deliver sustainable performance improvement. This emphasis on continuous improvement has helped ANKER deliver more millions in savings and value creation to its Clients.

Asset Performance Improvement

ANKER's API consulting program improves Client processes and asset performance via an operation, maintenance, reliability and quality focus.

Business Resilience Solutions

ANKER works with Clients to increase resilience against interruption, alleviating concerns such as global supply chain risk, internal process flow disruptions and single points of failure.

Facility Management

ANKER leverages its design and construction expertise to offer complete facility management services that efficiently sustain safe and productive working environments.

Plant Engineering

To successfully support plant engineering and small capital projects, ANKER offers both site-based and regional execution models that function as extensions of Client operation teams.

Turnaround & Outages

ANKER can fully manage, staff and execute plant turnarounds, shutdowns and outages to reduce plant downtime and quickly return assets to full operating mode.

Contract Staffing for Clients

Operating from 17 global locations and with more than 30 years of experience, ANKER Staffing Solutions® supplies engineers, designers, project managers and other technical and professional personnel to leading industrial Clients worldwide. ANKER offers a complete human resources solution that helps Clients meet their variable workforce needs. Nearly 150 professionals provide contract staffing, direct placement and agency management services.

Supported by one of the industry's largest candidate databases and by a global network of recruiting experts, ANKER has a reputation for supplying qualified specialist personnel. Recruiters leverage the company's industry experience to match high-quality talent to key positions across the entire lifecycle of projects of every size and complexity.

ANKER combines local expertise with international market presence to serve most industry sectors, including oil & gas, power, mining, infrastructure, metals, chemicals, manufacturing and life sciences. Currently, ANKER supports these industries around the world with nearly 4,000 contract personnel.

Facility Management Services for Industrial and Commercial Clients

By combining ANKER's building design and construction expertise with its plant operations and maintenance best practices, ANKER offers a differentiated facility management solution to both industrial and commercial clients. ANKER provides a wide range of independent and integrated services to support general building maintenance, utility operations, capital projects and programs and business support functions.

While ANKER can service nearly any type of facility, its strengths favour facility programs that have significant capital project and renovation work, mission critical and other complex operating components, multiple locations requiring consistency in best practices, or large sites needing the oversight of a single facility management company.

ANKER's technical experts can implement building and equipment maintenance programs that optimize life-cycle value, facility operating costs and reliability while providing a comfortable, safe and productive workspace for employees. ANKER can also help facilities implement green-building techniques and prepare for Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED®) certification.

Integrated Design-Build-Validate Project Approach or Stand-alone Services.

In today's competitive market, our Clients are faced with new business challenges that impact how their facilities are designed, built and operated. As a comprehensive engineering, procurement, construction, project management and validation (EPCMV) service provider, ANKER can optimize the life cycle of an Owner's asset at the enterprise, site, facility and process levels. Opportunities to increase return on investment (ROI) are identified as an integral part of the implementation sequence.

At the enterprise

ANKER brings world class expertise as a global leader to traditional asset optimization areas including cost, supply chain, product portfolio flexibility, management of human capital and financial strategies.

At the site 

ANKER performs/critiques/optimizes the basic design of the industrial site, starting with the assessment/constraints/regional sensitivity of the land mass and concludes with a fully integrated site master plan design that promotes sustainable site objectives and yet still incorporates flexibility for future expansion and product potential. To complement the master plan, we develop logistics plans which identify bottlenecks and eliminate risks in successive phases of site development.

At the facility

ANKER is a proven global leader in the design of highly automated manufacturing facilities. Both sound cGMP and sustainable design features (LEAN Manufacturing and LEED certification) can be brought together to meet Owner's performance requirements. At the process - ANKER evaluates both the physical and operational design of a given process to optimize the leverage of technology, automation and human capital across first and life cycle costs. By bringing a commissioning and qualification perspective to the design phase, ANKER provides design-build-validate execution approach to deliver certainty to Client schedule, cost and function.

Owner’s Risk and Readiness Reviews

ANKER understands the importance of mitigating potential risks to Clients. As such, part of the Owner’s Risk and Readiness Review focuses on major risks to the investment case, provides gap analysis, risk list and mitigation plans and enables the team to evaluate appropriate best practices, complete the correct tasks and validate key start-up deliverables.

Maintenance Readiness

ANKER supports Clients in the development of comprehensive maintenance programs that implement reliability practices, drive top quartile maintenance performance, confirms desired reliability levels for plant equipment, optimizes spare parts investment and orients the maintenance team for start-up, ramp-up and ongoing operations.

Systems Readiness

ANKER provides systems-readiness services to develop overall information systems strategies, establish information systems, databases, tools, facilities and personnel, integrates with related IT functions, generates procedures for the implementation and application of all software applications and produces EPC, original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and owner systems integration plans.

HR Readiness

ANKER assists Clients in designing and implementing work systems and cultures, recruitment and training strategies, compensation plans and HR management systems for new facilities.

Support Readiness

ANKER assists Clients in developing procedures, policies, systems and resources for HSE, environmental management, plant engineering, facilities services, accounting and energy and utility management support for a new facility.

Supply Chain Readiness

To provide a competitive advantage, ANKER helps Clients establish and implement supply-chain strategies, processes, suppliers, agreements, inventories and transaction-processing automation.

Vertical Launch

ANKER delivers effective pre-commissioning, commissioning, start-up and performance testing, combines non-invasive acceptance testing with predictive maintenance baselines, integrates launch procedures and manages vendor-supplied/field training activities.

Operational Readiness

ANKER's suite of operational readiness services is a complete solution addressing the challenges and opportunities associated with starting new plants and facilities.

Plant Engineering Services for Small to Mid-size Capital and Maintenance Projects

Plant Engineering provides multi-disciplined engineering and project management services including conceptual engineering, front-end engineering, detailed engineering and design, project management controls and estimating, with procurement, construction, turnaround, commissioning and start-up support services as needed.

Expert project execution customized to Client needs includes:

Proven, scaled to fit, work processes
Streamlined management processes and structure
Ability to respond quickly to unplanned client needs
Cost competitive pricing
High-value solution for technical requirements

Flexible execution strategies include office-based project execution, as well as site-based teams and in-plant seconded personnel. Plant Engineering Services LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of ANKER, offers the added value of access to ANKER’s specialty engineering, training, global engineering centers of excellence, global procurement and subject matter experts through ANKER’s information sharing system.

Industries served include refining and petrochemicals, chemicals, specialty chemicals, oil and gas, power generation, midstream, pulp and paper, mining and minerals, manufacturing.

Plant Turnarounds, Shutdowns and Outages Services for Industrial Clients

ANKER performs or supports more than 100 turnarounds, shutdowns and outages annually for power generation, oil refining, chemical processing and other industrial clients. Whether for emergency repairs, capital project tie-ins, or major shutdowns requiring several hundred craft workers, ANKER has the management and staffing expertise to safely and successfully execute these time-critical events.

ANKER's turnaround teams follow a disciplined, multi-phase approach to plan, schedule, staff, and execute turnarounds of all sizes. ANKER works closely with clients to develop a progressive series of implementation plans, beginning well in advance of the turnaround start date and concluding with post-project performance reviews.

ANKER's steady-state maintenance and sustaining capital project teams frequently perform turnarounds, shutdowns and outages as part of their onsite work activities.