AREVA Inaugurates New Building in Spain (in English)
Tarragona / Paris / Erlangen
02. Juli 2009
Today, AREVA NP Services Spain S.L.U. officially opened its new headquarters and workshop in Constantí close to Tarragona, Spain. Here, a total of 2,600 m² floor space rented for workshops and offices accommodates 25 employees. It meets the company’s needs for more space, modern workplaces and new infrastructure to better serve its customers. The Mayor of Constantí, Josep Maria Sabate I Sants and representatives of several top customers of AREVA NP Services Spain, like Iberdrola and Endesa, including numerous plant managers, attended the ceremony.
Christian Hillrichs, Senior Executive Vice president of the Services Sector of AREVA NP underlines the importance of AREVA NP Services Spain: “AREVA strongly trusts in the Spanish market and this investment is a good example. We are a global company with local industrial presence to ensure long term personalized customer services for all existing Spanish nuclear power plants: Being close to Spanish nuclear needs on the one hand, but also having the opportunity to support our international teams in other countries with our Spanish resources and capabilities”.
Since 2004, AREVA NP Services Spain is a 100 percent subsidiary of AREVA NP, the world leader in the design and construction of nuclear power plants, the supply of fuel, as well as maintenance and modernization services. With 55 employees, AREVA NP Services Spain provides products and services for pressurized water reactors and boiling water reactors. It serves the Spanish and the international market through several activities focusing on sludge lancing, reactor servicing as well as valve, pump and motor maintenance. The company also has another permanent local presence in Zaragoza.