Press Release

Framatome acquires nuclear power systems division of RCM Technologies Canada Corp.

August 3, 2021 | 1 min |
Category: installed base
August 3, 2021 – Framatome today announced its acquisition of the nuclear power systems division of RCM Technologies Canada Corp. This acquisition expands Framatome’s CANDU design expertise and its presence in Canada.

“We welcome our new colleagues to Framatome’s worldwide team of engineers and experts,” said Bernard Fontana, CEO of Framatome. “Framatome has been in Canada for more than 50 years and we are reinforcing our commitment to growing our operations in the country. The acquisition of RCM’s nuclear power systems division enhances our unique expertise in engineering, procurement and construction for the nuclear energy industry and positions us well to serve our Canadian customers.”

Framatome is a major supplier of maintenance and engineering services for the Canadian and global CANDU markets. RCM’s nuclear power systems division expands Framatome’s expertise in mechanical, civil, structural, architectural and electrical engineering for CANDU reactors.

Framatome has more than 300 personnel in Canada, including employees, subcontractors and trades across three locations in Kincardine, Pickering and Montreal. Team members in both Ontario locations focus on providing solutions related to engineering and systems, nuclear services and hardware. The team in Montreal designs and manufactures safety instrumentation and control systems for nuclear steam supply systems throughout North America.


About Framatome

Framatome is an international leader in nuclear energy recognized for its innovative solutions and value added technologies for the global nuclear fleet. With worldwide expertise and a proven track record for reliability and performance, the company designs, services and installs components, fuel, and instrumentation and control systems for nuclear power plants. Its more than 14,000 employees work every day to help Framatome’s customers supply ever cleaner, safer and more economical low-carbon energy.

Framatome is owned by the EDF Group (75.5%), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI – 19.5%) and Assystem (5%).