Orano has been a partner of the Japanese nuclear industry since the 1960s. For almost 50 years, the group has been a major supplier to all of Japan’s electricity companies. It was therefore quite naturally that Japan Nuclear Fuel Limited (JNFL) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) each acquired a 5% equity stake in Orano in February 2018.
Orano supplies Japanese electricity companies with:
KANSAI EPCO, KYUSHU EPCO, TOHOKU EPCO et SOJITZ have a stake in the Georges Besse II enrichment plant, in France.
In addition, TN Tokyo, a JV with Kobe Steel, supplies packaging and organises nuclear transport for nuclear power plant operators, research institutes and transport companies in Japan and in the Asia-Pacific area.
Anadec, a JV, jointly-owned (50/50) by Orano and by the Japanese group Atox, was created in 2014 to participate in dismantling the Fukushima nuclear power plant, damaged in 2011 by a tsunami. Its main aims are:
RECO, a JV, jointly-owned (50/50) by Orano and by MHI, was created in 1991 to supply the equipment needed for the RRP reprocessing plant after Japonisation of the design.
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