European Heathyards awarded ‘Approved Nuclear Supplier Status’
European Heathyards are delighted to announce the award of approved nuclear supplier status from a world class engineering and manufacturing supplier in the Nuclear Submarines Sector after a stringent twelve month process.
Approval from one of the world’s most pre-eminent submarine brands will position European Heathyards as a preferred supplier to the UK’s nuclear supply chain following on from the recent development of a 10,000 sq ft clean manufacturing facility.
In tandem with benchmarking its quality assurance and manufacturing processes to meet the exacting requirements of the nuclear sector, European Heathyards have also achieved Fit for Nuclear status and have been pre-qualified by Achilles UVDB (EDF Nuclear)
Pictured above: ‘Approved Supplier Status’ for Nuclear
According to Operations Director Craig Nash growth forecasts in the nuclear sector have been the catalyst for investment.
“In achieving supply chain recognition, European Heathyards quality control systems and manufacturing processes have been assured to deliver large scale contracts within the nuclear submarine & civil sectors.”
“This is an important step and demonstrates the time and investment our whole team have committed to be ready for the nuclear defense, decommissioning & new build in the UK.”
“We are delighted to be awarded approved nuclear supplier status and are looking forwards to building supply chain relationships within the nuclear sector over the coming months.”
Pictured above: European Heathyards new 10,000 sq ft clean nuclear manufacturing facility
The development of a robust quality management system in accordance with ISO 9001, 14001, 18001 and 27001 has been coupled with the award of ASME U, S,PP & R stamps as well as securing BS EN 1090 ‘Execution of steel and aluminum structures’
As the energy market undergoes significant growth through change, with Hinkley Point C at its fulcrum in the UK, European Heathyards are well placed to deliver a wealth of nuclear certified supply chain expertise to tier 1 preferred bidders for heat exchangers, ultimate diesel system and reactor coolant processing systems for Hinkley Point C.
About European Heathyards
European Heathyards are industry leaders in tube manipulation, plate fabrication and high integrity welding and are widely regarded as one of the UK’s most trusted fabricators of tube, plate and section structures.
Our manufacturing capabilities include an array of engineering services in a purpose built 110,000 sq ft combined workshop and storage facility with a lifting capacity of 100 tonnes.
European Heathyards have a demonstrable track record for delivering high integrity fabrication, welding & tube manipulation. We are also well established as a pressure parts manufacturer across a diverse range of business sectors.
As such our customer base has evolved to include global leaders in power generation, petrochemical, environmental, water and offshore sectors.
About Fit For Nuclear
Fit For Nuclear (F4N) is a unique service to help UK manufacturing companies get ready to bid for work in the civil nuclear supply chain. The F4N programme is managed by the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, part of the national High Value Manufacturing Catapult.
Learn more about nuclear manufacturing