HFL Consulting (now part of SLR)

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SLR, a global leader in environmental and advisory solutions, has acquired Manchester based HFL Consulting Ltd., a forerunner in sustainable Process Safety Management services, combined with proven business improvement capabilities.

HFL’s team will build on SLR’s existing capability. They provide a unique blend of leadership, management, consulting, engineering and training services, that makes them the natural partner of choice for businesses of all sizes across the process industries, including those in the oil and gas, chemicals, polymer, pharmaceutical, healthcare, waste and allied industries. HFL deliver a comprehensive set of services to promote safety and efficiency in design, operation, maintenance, modification and decommissioning of complex hazardous facilities. In addition, the team also delivers training courses across a number of different platforms.

The team will join SLR’s Europe business, led by Alan Edwards, which will now be 450 strong with 22 offices.

Neil Penhall, SLR’s Chief Executive said “We are delighted to bring HFL’s capabilities into SLR. We believe the team’s complementary technical offering and market leading reputation will help us to progress our growth plans and continue to provide world-class solutions and advice to our clients.”

Julian Hought, HFL’s Managing Director, added “We feel we have found a superb fit with our and SLR’s service offerings and look forward to being part of a comprehensive, integrated team”

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Pic: Left – Peter MacKellar, SLR Director, Right – Julian Hought, HFL Managing Director