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The KN Facilities Management − Industrial Services (FM-IS) business line delivers multi-disciplinary services to a wide range of industries in mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and controls, communication, water and wastewater applications. This business unit is a leading one-stop-shop for industrial services including plant operation, maintenance and solutions.

FM-IS undertakes plant operation and maintenance (O&M), key performance indicator (KPI) based maintenance, annual and long-term maintenance, proactive, preventive and shutdown maintenance on a full responsibility basis, modernization, modification and extension works, retrofits, refurbishment and repair works, emergency repair works, and scaffolding services, and delivers systems and solutions. These services are offered to all industrial facilities and clients throughout the GCC and MENA regions.

FM-IS has a presence in the following industrial sectors:

Oil and gas (up-stream and down-stream)
Power (power plants and desalination plants)
Power transmission and distribution
Water (pumping and lifting stations, booster stations and water networks)
Wastewater (sewage treatment, reclamation plants, pumping and lifting stations, and wastewater networks)
Civil Infrastructure, such as road and storm-water drainage networks
O&M and multi-disciplinary service contracts for BOT, BOOT, BOO and PPP infrastructure projects
Infrastructure and other industries.

The FM-Industrial Service Operations has acquired vast experience, expertise and capabilities in complete industrial services and solutions, technical support, and engineering services. Indeed, its very high standards for quality, safety and reliability have set the benchmarks for the industries in which it operates.

The delivery of FM-Industrial Services operations has been organized into several service disciplines:
 Industrial maintenance
The division undertakes multi-disciplinary (viz, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and controls, and communication) and large-scale single-disciplinary maintenance services for all industries. Its expertise in an array of services is extensive and includes, among others:
Industrial maintenance services for all industries
Complete shutdowns – on a full responsibility basis, including general refinery turn-arounds (GRTAs)
Unit shutdowns – on a full responsibility basis
Scaffolding services.

KN’s Scaffolding Unit is part of the company’s support services. It caters for the scaffolding requirements of a variety of projects.

The Scaffolding Unit has stocks of approximately 4.8 million cubic meters of scaffolding materials stored in a 70,000 sq m yard, which are handled by 1400 trained and certified scaffolders and 184 supervisory and managerial staff.


FM-IS Mechanical Services provides a complete range of systems and solutions in the mechanical disciplines for all industries as follows:
Boilers, heat exchangers and cooling systems
Air pre-heaters
Maintenance, servicing and overhaul of stationary equipment
Maintenance, trouble-shooting and overhaul of rotary equipment
Catalyst and life support management
Hydro jetting and hydro testing
Valves, valve reconditioning and installation
Surface preparation and protection
Insulation services
Specialized services
Piping fabrication, modification and welding services.


FM-IS Electrical Services provides a complete range of systems and solutions for the power transmission and distribution (T&D) and metering segments of the industry, as follows:
EHV sub-stations, GIS switch gears
MV & LV sub-stations, distribution systems, RMUs
Transformers (power and distribution)
Overhead transmission lines
Power cables (EHV, HV, XLPE)
Switchgear services
Motors and drives (soft-starter and VFD) services
Street lighting services
Sub-station protection
Energy/smart metering, AMR solutions
Event logger, fault recording, earthing systems.
Instrumentation and controls (I&C)
FM-IS Instrumentation & Controls Services delivers in process automation applications across all industries. These include system design and architecture, software configuration, hardware integration, system testing, supply, and installation, testing, commissioning and after-sales services.
The range of I&C services and solutions include the following:
DCS, PLC, SCADA, management information systems (MIS)
Analyzer technology and emissions monitoring
Water analytic systems
Flame scanner and combustion detection
Performance and condition monitoring
DC systems, ie, UPS, batteries and chargers, and LV systems
Substation controls, automation/SCADA
Fire fighting maintenance
Control rooms.
FM-IS Communication Services offers the engineering, design and programme management capabilities required for full deployment support across all telecommunication technologies. Our services include end-to-end network deployment, from network planning through commissioning and optimization to after-sales services.

The range of communication services and solutions includes:


Wireless networks:

Satellite communication services
Microwave and digital radio networks
GSM and CDMA cellular networks
VHF, UHF – conventional and trunking radio networks
Broadband solutions – LAN/WANS and VPN networks
Fleet management technology and special solutions.

Wire line networks:

Fibre-optic metro and long-haul networks
Broadband solutions
PABX, VOIP and billing platforms
Security and SCADA networks
Inside and outside plant systems
Camera surveillance, CCTV and recording services.
Sewage works & water networks
The division has vast experience and extensive references for the delivery of water and wastewater services to the following types of facilities:
Sewage treatment and reclamation plants
Pumping stations, lifting stations and booster stations
Water and wastewater network maintenance services, modification and repair works
Desalination and water treatment services
Water purification and filtering
Civil repair of box culverts, sea outfalls and pipe-line repairs.
Value added services

At Kharafi National, we strongly believe in the value of co-operation and in developing strategic partnerships with leading technology providers across the globe in order to deliver value-added services to our clients in each discipline and industry in which we are active. This enables our clients to have access to global technology coupled with local service competence and enhanced response times, which satisfy their needs for quality services and ultimately contribute to the overall performance, availability and efficiency of their plants.  

FM – Industrial Services has developed several technology partnerships and value added reseller (VAR) arrangements, as well as OEM certified services and system applicator status, in each discipline in which it is active with leading global companies in systems, solutions and niche technologies.
Client references
Kharafi National’s commitment to excellence has made the FM- Industrial Services the most respected facilities management service provider in the region, with an unbeatable reputation for providing cost-effective services, for maximizing the value of client assets while minimizing operating costs, and for creating customized solutions that result in more effective operations. FM-IS client references represent a cross-section of the most prominent private and public institutions in the GCC and MENA regions.

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