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In a highly competitive market, it is important for AREVA to convince its customers of the added value it brings through its teams' experience in the field.
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's operations are centered around the nuclear fuel production. It is headquartered in Washington state.
AREVA group member CERCA is primarily engaged in the fabrication and provision of fuel for research reactors throughout the world.
The Activity Standards Laboratory, a division of CERCA, fabricates radioactive standard sources. It is located on the Tricastin site.
On its sites in France and Belgium, FBFC, a full subsidiary of AREVA, produces fuel assemblies for pressurized water reactors
The main activity at the Belgian FBFC site, located in Dessel, is production of fuel assemblies for pressurized water reactors (PWRs).
FBFC Pierrelatte produces components for nuclear fuel assemblies destined for various group sites, such as the Romans and Dessel sites.
FBFC Romans produces UO2 powder as well as pellets, nozzles, fuel rods, and fuel assemblies for PWRs.
CEZUS, a specialist in all stages of zirconium metalworking, has 5 sites in France.
The CEZUS Jarrie facility is primarily engaged in the manufacture of zirconium sponges. It is located in the Rhône-Alpes region, in southeastern France.
The CEZUS site in Montreuil-Juigné, in the Maine-et-Loire department, specializes in pilgering zirconium billets.
The CEZUS site in Paimboeuf, located between Nantes and Saint-Nazaire, specializes in the production of zirconium-alloy tubes.
The CEZUS site in Rugles, in the regional department of Eure, specializes in the manufacture of flat products originated from pilgering.
The CEZUS site in Ugine, in the Savoie department, specializes in melting and forging zirconium, titanium, tantalum, and hafnium.
The CEZUS research center is located in Ugine, Savoie department, France. Its work focuses on the development of zirconium-based alloys and processes.
ANF, a German subsidiary of AREVA, owns 3 facilities dedicated to BWRs and PWRs. They are located in Duisburg, Karlstein, and Lingen.
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.
ANF Duisburg specializes in production of tubes for fuel assemblies for PWRs and BWRs.