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Rolls-Royce acquire US nuclear specialists

Rolls-Royce has acquired Pennsylvania nuclear engineering firm PKMJ Technical Services.

The move will give Rolls-Royce expertise in extending the lifetime of nuclear power plants, and will allow them to grow in the market.

The Group’s nuclear services already include advice to governments and operators, supply chain management , and manufacturing and technical support.

Lawrie Haynes, Rolls-Royce President-Nuclear, said: “Our investment in PKMJ represents another significant step towards growing our global civil nuclear business and providing customers with a suite of services to deliver safe and efficient lifecycle operations.

“PKMJ supports every nuclear utility in the US and Canada with an impressive portfolio of services and solutions and employs some of the most highly skilled people in the industry. We look forward to welcoming them into our business.”

Paul Tobin, President of PKMJ, added: “We are delighted with today’s acquisition which provides us with an excellent platform from which to grow the comprehensive plant optimisation service that we already provide to our customers. Rolls-Royce is trusted to deliver excellence and we are proud to be a part of it.”

This was posted in Bdaily's Members' News section by Tom Keighley .

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