Press Release

Franco-Chinese consortium wins contract for vital component in ITER nuclear fusion project

October 14, 2019 | 1 min |
Category: large projects

Framatome, as part of a Franco-Chinese consortium, won a contract to build the machine at the heart of ITER, an international nuclear fusion project. Along with Framatome, the consortium includes China Nuclear Power Engineering, China Nuclear Industry 23 Construction Company Ltd, Southwestern Institute of Physics and the Institute of Plasma Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences.


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%).