Sulzer Wins Contract With French Nuclear Leader EDF for the Delivery of 28 Pumping Units

11.08.2016

Electricité De France SA (EDF) and Sulzer signed a significant contract. Sulzer will install new pumps to increase safety systems in French nuclear power plants. The contract consists of qualifying a pump set prototype, manufacturing, and installing 28 pumping units over the next 15 years.

The contract with Electricité De France SA (EDF) strengthens Sulzer s position as a major pumps supplier in the nuclear market. It further tightens the well-established partnership and collaboration with EDF.

Sulzer Pompes France — which has more than 40 years of experience in the nuclear market — has been working on this project for more than one year involving sales, tendering, as well as engineering and operations. The company designed a new pump with proven elements to meet unique EDF technical specifications.

The pumps will be manufactured in the Sulzer facility in Buchelay, France, where expertise and employees are available and used to dealing with EDF requirements. This project enables Sulzer to continue planning and strengthening collaboration with EDF in the future.

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