The Fuel business around the world
As a major international player, AREVA's Fuel business unit has resources and industrial facilities in France, Germany, and the United States. This organization allows us to develop a global strategy to serve our customers and meet their expectations.
AREVA Inc. Richland
AREVA Inc. Richland's operations are centered around the nuclear fuel production. It is headquartered in Washington state.
CERCA: fuel for research
AREVA group member CERCA is primarily engaged in the fabrication and provision of fuel for research reactors throughout the world.
FBFC : fuel assembly manufacturer
On its sites in France and Belgium, FBFC, a full subsidiary of AREVA, produces fuel assemblies for pressurized water reactors
FBFC Dessel: fuel assemblies
The main activity at the Belgian FBFC site, located in Dessel, is production of fuel assemblies for pressurized water reactors (PWRs).
FBFC Pierrelatte: fabrication of components
FBFC Pierrelatte produces components for nuclear fuel assemblies destined for various group sites, such as the Romans and Dessel sites.
AREVA Romans: fuel assemblies
AREVA Romans produces UO2 powder as well as pellets, nozzles, fuel rods, and fuel assemblies for PWRs.
The Fuel Zirconium Division: the leader in zirconium metalworking
The Fuel Zirconium Division, a specialist in all stages of zirconium metalworking, has 5 sites in France.
Jarrie: fabrication of zirconium sponges
The Jarrie facility is primarily engaged in the manufacture of zirconium sponges. It is located in the Rhône-Alpes region, in southeastern France.
Montreuil-Juigné: zirconium pilgering
The site in Montreuil-Juigné, in the Maine-et-Loire department, specializes in pilgering zirconium billets.
The site in Paimboeuf, located between Nantes and Saint-Nazaire, specializes in the production of zirconium-alloy tubes.
Rugles: manufacture of flat products
The site in Rugles, in the regional department of Eure, specializes in the manufacture of flat products originated from pilgering.
Ugine: melting and forging
The site in Ugine, in the Savoie department, specializes in melting and forging zirconium, titanium, tantalum, and hafnium.
The research center is located in Ugine, Savoie department, France. Its work focuses on the development of zirconium-based alloys and processes.
ANF: 2 sites dedicated to BWRs and PWRs
ANF, a German subsidiary of AREVA, owns 2 facilities dedicated to BWRs and PWRs. They are located in Karlstein, and Lingen.
ANF Lingen: fuel assemblies
ANF Lingen, a German subsidiary of the AREVA group, specializes in the manufacture of components for fuel assemblies
The ANF site in Karlstein produces spacer grids and end grids for BWRs.