Charlotte, N.C., May 12, 2011 — The Babcock and Wilcox Co. announced that its Babcock and Wilcox Nuclear Operations Group, Inc. manufacturing facility in Euclid, Ohio, has received N-Stamp accreditation from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
The certification is considered the industry standard for quality assurance of materials, design, construction, operation, inspection and continuing maintenance of nuclear facilities.
B&W's Mt. Vernon, Ind.; Barberton, Ohio; Lancaster, Ohio; and Cambridge, Ontario, Canada; facilities also hold N-Stamp certifications.
The B&W NOG-Euclid facility is a full-spectrum nuclear supplier with design, manufacturing, inspection, assembly and testing capabilities. It provides some of the most technical and advanced manufacturing operations in the world to produce highly complex electro-mechanical equipment for both government nuclear defense programs as well as the commercial nuclear market.
This designation will enable the B&W NOG-Euclid site to perform additional commercial work as B&W continues to develop its nuclear businesses. B&W has more than 50 years of broad-based nuclear experience, including the design and fabrication of nuclear components and operations of nuclear fuel production plants.