For over a century, the companies of FLINT Corporation have helped their customers bring resources to the world
As key players in Canada’s industrial markets drive progress in an ever-changing world, they turn to FLINT Corporation (TSX:FLNT) for the support they need to meet their most challenging goals. With over a century of expertise to their credit, FLINT provides superior quality maintenance, construction, wear technology and environmental services to a number of sectors, including energy, petrochemical, mining, power, agriculture, forestry, infrastructure, and water treatment.
Established in 1911 in Tulsa, Okla., the FLINT brand expanded into Canada in 1949 to serve the complex and varied needs of energy producers in Central Alberta. In the years that followed, the firm balanced organic growth and acquisitions to become a fully integrated enterprise with an unassailable reputation for safety, reliability, and performance.
ClearStream Energy acquired the FLINT business and brand in 2019, and has since changed the company name accordingly and changed the ticker symbol of the company's common shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange from CSM to FLNT as well. FLINT’s reputation as a quality-driven partner is built on the close relationships they develop, as well as an in-house quality management system that enables them to meet their customers’ most demanding and precise requirements.
Not only does FLINT ensure that specifications and regulations are met, they apply fastidious care throughout the entire project cycle, from planning, execution, and control to auditing. They have set an industry standard of over 440 approved weld procedures, providing high-caliber training to their expert workforce, and according to the company, they “maintain numerous quality certifications that surpass our competition.”
The company’s portfolio of integrated services keeps them on the top tier of providers in every industry they serve. When it comes to manufacturing, FLINT’s combined fabrication facilities, positioned strategically throughout Canada, boast over 60,000 sq. ft. of working space, 70 acres of assembly yards, a production capacity of over 24,000 diameter inches per week, and 90 tons of structural steel per week. Their capabilities include piping and modular fabrication, modular assembly, skid packages, vessel dressings, and structural fabrication, as well as a variety of machining services, and specialized electrical and instrumentation services.
FLINT’s specialists in pipeline installation and integrity perform in the most challenging terrain and environments, including muskeg, rock, mountainous topography, and operating safely and efficiently through live operating facilities. Their expertise extends to oil and gas, heavy oil, and municipal pipeline systems. Their maintenance and turnaround services support all aspects of pipeline and facility maintenance and management from planning and scheduling all the way through to warehousing and supplying skilled plant operators and tradespeople.
“We provide a low-cost alternative for our clients by providing skilled heavy equipment operator and laborer teams for mission critical work executed safely,” the company stated. “As the market demands change, we have the flexibility to quickly adapt and respond to these changes as required.”
FLINT is a true partner, keyed into their customers’ need to increase uptime and optimize production, maximizing the profitability of their assets, and as such offers the AssetArmor™ line of solutions, designed to perform in a range of asset arrangements and sizes. These comprehensive product offerings range from supply code-compliant pressure equipment to subcontract welding on free-issue standard material. FLINT’s 24/7 emergency response team is ready to quickly and efficiently provide automated shop and field hybrid equipment services, including on-site corrosion repairs, asset maintenance, and alterations.
As the company’s energy sector clients endeavor to comply with regulatory requirements and fulfill their commitments around environmental, social and governance issues, many budgets increasingly include funds for the closure, reclamation and remediation of oil and gas wells, pipelines and facilities, and that’s a trend that’s sure to continue as the industry evolves.
Their full-scope environmental and regulatory services flow from the initial planning stage of pre-construction assessments, regulatory licensing and permitting to the operational stage, to site abandonment and decommissioning, remediation, and reclamation for facilities of virtually every size.
FLINT’s abandonment and decommissioning team has successfully completed over 800 pipeline abandonments across Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan, and they have removed roughly 275 surface facilities and executed and several large scale facility decommissioning projects. This all-inclusive turnkey approach to asset retirement programs delivers the impressive cost and schedule certainty their clients demand.
The organization’s commitment to sustainability extends across the scope of environmental and social concerns, from a promise to invest $500,000 in carbon-footprint reducing technology, modernizing their operations, and implementing low-emission technology across the business. They are working to boost the number of women in senior leadership by 30% and the overall number of women in their workforce by 20%, and increasing the number of workers from underrepresented groups to 15% – all by 2026.
As part of their collaborative approach to supporting local and indigenous rights holders, in March 2021 FLINT entered into a joint venture with the Fort McHenry First Nation Group of Companies, a coalition established in 1987 to contribute to the nation’s culture of safety, growth, and community sustainability through working with local businesses. In addition to joint venture relationships, FLINT has several corporate initiatives related to indigenous participation in its projects. It’s all part of FLINT’s integrated approach to helping their customers bring their resources to our world.
FLINT is a leading provider for Maintenance & Turnarounds, Wear Technologies, Fabrication, Modularization & Machining, Facility Construction, Pipeline Installation & Integrity, Heavy Equipment Operators, and Environmental Services. We supply solutions to the Energy and Industrial markets including Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Mining, Power, Agriculture, Forestry, Infrastructure and Water Treatment. For more information, please visit our website at https://FLINTcorp.com.
Bow Valley Square 2
205 – 5th Avenue SW,
Calgary, AB T2P 2V7
Phone Number: 855.410.1112
Homepage Link: https://FLINTcorp.com/