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2017-11-17 / Business Briefs

Concurrent Technologies Corporation’s center for advanced nuclear manufacturing receives initial contract

JOHNSTOWN, PA. - NuScale Power, LLC and Concurrent Technologies Corporation announced the signing of the initial contract for the new center for advanced nuclear manufacturing (CANM), operated by CTC. The contract covers prototype work for manufacturing NuScale’s helical coil steam generators, a major component in the NuScale design, now under certification review by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

The concept for CANM, located in Johnstown, was endorsed by a working group of the U.S. Nuclear Infrastructure Council as an advanced manufacturing research center. Through a search for the right organization to operate CANM, CTC emerged as the consensus choice based on a 30-year track record in advanced manufacturing. CANM officially opened during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on August 24, 2017.

“Small modular reactors and other advanced reactors are extremely promising next-generation electricity sources for this nation, and NuScale is blazing the trail,” said Ed Sheehan, Jr., president and chief executive officer of CTC. “We are excited to begin this important work and demonstrate the quality and efficiency advanced manufacturing can bring to this new energy technology.”

In the first phase of this multi-phase contract, CTC will demonstrate the manufacture of straight tubes of the maximum required length, demonstrate tube bending to prototypic final helical geometry with transition bends, and demonstrate helical tube bundle assembly.

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