Our Thinking

Our Thinking

Originating as a small general contractor business in 1953, FWS steadily evolved into a reputable project development and turn-key construction firm operating in a growing number of industry sectors. With decades of practice rooted in the sectors we serve and live in, FWS represents a storehouse of tried and tested experiences. Benefit from our 70-plus years since inception and stay up-to-date with current industry information.


We Are Masters In Piping

February 20, 2024

  Since 2015, we have honed our skills in designing, supplying and installing process piping. Our journey in process piping […]


KPIC’s Evolution Into Grain Cleaning Services

February 12, 2024

  In 2021, KPIC recognized a golden opportunity to diversify its services when approached to undertake a comprehensive overhaul for […]


Frank Wiebe Sawatzky: The Visionary Behind FWS

February 5, 2024

  At FWS, we owe our legacy to one extraordinary individual: Frank Wiebe Sawatzky. Frank’s story begins in a close-knit […]


Understanding Cold Stress and Preventing Cold-Related Injuries

January 29, 2024

  As we work in various environments, addressing the potential risks associated with different weather conditions is crucial. Today, we […]


How To Land An Engineering Co-Op At FWS

January 22, 2024

  At FWS, our engineering student program is designed to be an immersive experience. We pair new engineering co-op students […]

Lean Construction

Unveiling The Six Tenets Of Lean Construction: Part Two

January 15, 2024

  Welcome to Part Two of our two-part blog series on lean construction principles in the industry. In Part One, […]

Lean Construction

Unveiling The Six Tenets Of Lean Construction: Part One

January 8, 2024

  The construction industry is often associated with waste, budget overruns and schedule delays. However, we embrace lean construction principles […]


FWS’ 2023 Community Impact

December 18, 2023

  As the curtains draw on another year, we take pride in reflecting on the collective efforts that have shaped […]