AREVA Establishes Nuclear Center of Excellence in Virginia


Expansion Continues With $26.3 Million Investment


Last December, AREVA Inc. unveiled its operations in Lynchburg and Campbell County as the company’s Operational Center of Excellence for Nuclear Products and Services in North America. The company also announced a $26.3 million investment to enhance its R&D capabilities and increase its manufacturing competitiveness by adding advanced machinery and tools.

AREVA has operated in the Lynchburg region since 1956, opening the first privately financed nuclear facility in the U.S. AREVA has since grown to become the No. 1 supplier of nuclear energy products and services in the world, and now employs almost 1,800 workers in Central Virginia.
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SAY "YES" TO VIRGINIA

Gary Mignogna, AREVA Inc. President and CEO, explains why the company established its Operational Center of Excellence for Nuclear Products and Services in Virginia.
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