Associated Technical Services

Vertical Start-Up for CapEx Projects

There are a number of factors that, if delivered and combined, will greatly influence the success of a CapEx project.

  • Establishing the best strategy, concept and advanced planning
  • Delivering competent design, procurement and construction
  • Complying with regulatory requirements, including quality, environment, health and safety
  • Training the workforce to use and care for the new assets
  • Establishing an asset care strategy, and supplying superior asset care tools
  • Providing the equipment and process specific documentation for instruction

Our experience has been gained from delivering thousands of projects for our clients. The GP Strategies ‘Engineering & Technical Services’ team, which includes the Lorien business, combines their talents gained over many decades, into a comprehensive CapEx investment support service, designed to deliver optimum performance from Day One:  “Vertical Start-Up”.

Our Engineering & Technical Services practice offers a full range of CapEx and OpEx services for facilities connected with manufacturing, processing, logistics, aerospace, military and research based operations:

  • Strategy and Analysis
  • Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) services
  • Asset Management
  • Documentation development
  • Compliance and Regulatory advice and assistance
  • Human performance​​​​​​

Within our Engineering & Technical Services practice of GP Strategies, we have a assembled a set of skills and competencies that are quite unique in the CapEx marketplace, capable of providing significant value, unparalleled expertise, and a single source.

Eric Rodgers, Senior Vice-President, GP Strategies

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Optimizing Strategy and Alignment

Ensure success with a strategy that understands your organizational pursuits and aligns the right master plans to ensure success.  GP Strategies brings capabilities in the investment studies, workforce analysis, commissioning plans, front end engineering plans and budget refinement.

Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management

Access seasoned engineering expertise to help achieve your business investment aims. GP Strategies delivers CapEx project management, facility and process design, construction management, technical consulting and related engineering support.

Developing an Asset Management Plan

Achieve your operational goals by addressing key components of asset management: Human, Equipment, Design and Process.

Documentation Development

Build upon and retain operator knowledge through blended instructional documents. We merge OEM data with the systems and procedures to create equipment-specific material – critical in achieving and maintaining efficient outputs.

Compliance and Regulatory

Our compliance and regulatory practice supports a broad range of support including Environmental Sustainability, Explosion Protection and Zoning, Regulatory, Quality Compliance, Work Place Health, and Safety and Welfare.

Optimizing Your Human Performance

Realize added value through Workforce Analysis, identifying the jobs and tasks needed within your organization and ensure you are addressing the leading cause of shortfalls and delays by gaining a human performance strategy. We provide the strategy, staffing, logistics, design, development and training implementation.

Markets we operate within include:

  • Food manufacturing
  • Life sciences and well-being
  • Beverage and brewing
  • Aerospace
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Energy
  • Process, Chemical and PetroChemical
  • Transportation
  • Metals and Mining
  • Chemical Weapons Decommissioning (US)
  • Homeland security (US)
  • National government (US)



projects delivered



factory expansion, while producing

(Leicester, UK)


Brand relaunches across 9 sites


Best In Class

KPI-based training program

(Texas USA)



For line PLC control training

(New York, USA)



Food group program completed


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In partnering with GP Strategies you will find people who understand CapEx projects and who can guide your projects from concept design through to an operational, commissioned and validated state to full Operational Readiness. Investment projects can often come with challenges, such as construction and installation to occur alongside live plants; time and cost constraints; construction in challenging environments. Whatever the challenge may be, with over 50 years of project experience behind us, you can be assured that the team at GP Strategies Engineering & Technical Services practice is very likely to have met similar challenges and managed through to an effective outcome.

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