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.


Employee Ownership at FWS: A 20-Year Celebration

March 18, 2024

In 2004, FWS took a bold step by implementing an Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP), transforming the firm into an […]


What Sets FWS Apart In Structural Engineering?

March 11, 2024

  FWS’ structural engineering team boasts extensive expertise encompassing concrete foundations, silos, steel structures and building designs. Our engineers are […]


Empowering Progress: Women in Construction

March 4, 2024

  Women in Construction Week, observed during the first week of March annually, reminds us of the evolving landscape within […]


Ensuring Electrical Safety

February 26, 2024

  Electrocutions account for approximately 12 percent of construction fatalities, making electricity one of the leading causes of death in […]


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 […]