Facility Information Management

Gateway designs, configures and implements facility information management solutions for the chemical process, energy and manufacturing sectors. We excel at business process improvement scenarios that demand industry-focused expertise and exceptional information technology skills.

FACILEX® Applications

FACILEX® is a suite of advanced SharePoint applications designed by Gateway to automate facility information management business processes. Data across all the applications can be aggregated and reported. These modular lifecycle applications can be deployed to a SharePoint 2010 or 2013 farm to manage: FACILEX® can be used to rapidly configure a business processes lifecycle without the need for custom programming. FACILEX® drives the adoption and use of business-critical procedures, thereby enhancing performance and regulatory compliance.

FACILEX® Services

Gateway provides a complete range of SharePoint and FACILEX® support services including:
  • Design & Deployment
  • Configuration & Upgrade
  • Prototype Hosting
  • Training
  • Backups & Disaster Recovery
  • Data Migration
  • Data Aggregation & Reports
  • Integration & Data Exchange
  • Data Capture, Rendition & Print

MOC Best Practices Newsletter

Gateway's president, Dr. Rainer Hoff has taken on a personal mission to research the best practices for Management of Change in the OSHA 1910.119 context, and document these results in a series of MOC Best Practices Newsletters. More...
Dr. Hoff’s latest work provides a critical review of the various techniques for managing work-in-process documentation for MOCs and presents specific recommendations on best practices for MOC-WIP document management. Login or Register to access Gateway’s editions of the MOC Best Practices Newsletter.

Microsoft SharePoint

Microsoft SharePoint offers the greatest potential for slashing licensing costs, reducing the third-party technology footprint, and enabling enterprise-wide document management. SharePoint's a foundation that can start small and be scaled up to serve the entire enterprise. By leveraging our SharePoint expertise your organization can rapidly automate business processes and manage all of the associated data, documents and forms.

ANSI/API RP 1173 Solutions

Since PHMSA endorsed RP 1173, pipeline operators have increasingly launched initiatives focused on Pipeline Safety Management. The scope of RP 1173 is broad, and Gateway has the services and proven software tools which can dramatically reduce the effort and time required for a successful RP 1173 implementation.

STARTLINE™ Accelerators

STARTLINE™ facility accelerators enable Gateway professionals to rapidly configure SharePoint to manage facility information, in an asset-based structure. Examples include: STARTLINE™ Facility Accelerators are SharePoint configurations and packages of expert advice that can be rapidly adapted and configured to your processes. These accelerators speed your ability to manage your facility information in an integrated and automated SharePoint system.


Facilities in the USA that utilize potentially hazardous material and/or processes are required by law to maintain a formal Management of Change “MOC” process. In most facilities MOC has proven to be a costly and inefficient process. One of the most effective ways to improve the MOC process is to make it electronic. More...
Gateway hosts regular webcasts demonstrating how to use SharePoint for Management of Change. Click here to learn more about the webcasts

FACILEX® Organizational Change

Changes in job responsibilities, loss of key personnel, or even changes in shift hours can lead to serious incidents with potentially severe consequences. An effective approach for implementing and enforcing an Organizational Change Management procedure is to make it electronic. Gateway's FACILEX® plant compliance suite now includes an Organizational Management of Change solution for the SharePoint platform.

FACILEX® Capital Projects

Capital projects benefit from efficient action item tracking and the means to organize all the supporting documentation and drawings. Because capital projects can generate a great deal of documentation, building the solution on SharePoint’s best in class enterprise content management platform is a key advantage in achieving process efficiency.

FACILEX® Incident Investigation

The thorough investigation and analysis of incidents (both actual events and near misses), along with the appropriate follow-up, provides one of the most effective means of improving the safety and reliability of process facilities. More...
Gateway hosts regular webcasts demonstrating how to use SharePoint for Incident Investigation. Click here to learn more about the webcasts