The Orano group today announced the acquisition by Orano Projets of INEVO, an engineering firm specialized in process engineering and the optimization of industrial performance.
This acquisition will enable Orano Projets to strengthen its presence on the process industries market, in particular via the deployment of digital and AI solutions firmly anchored in unique specialist expertise and industrial experience.
With INEVO, Orano Projets is strengthening its capacity to respond to its customers' large-scale projects, from the upstream phases of R&D and pilot development, through the phases of completion of turnkey projects and optimization of industrial performance for sites in operation.
INEVO employs around fifty people located in Lyon, Rouen and Grasse, as close as possible to key customers. The acquisition adds to Orano Projets' existing teams, numbering 1,600 employees worldwide.
Guillaume Dureau, Chairman of Orano Projets said: "I am delighted to welcome our colleagues from INEVO with whom we are about to initiate a new phase of development within Orano Projets. Following on from the integration of CERIS, this acquisition confirms Orano Projets' ambition to become a key player in the health-pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors. Thanks to INEVO's know-how in process engineering, which is recognized by those in the profession, we are expanding our service offering to provide our customers with even more added value, innovation and performance".
Anthony Ruiz, Chief Executive Officer of INEVO, added: "We are delighted to be joining the Orano group and to contribute our expertise in process engineering to support Orano Projets in its development".