Warning: Javascript must be enabled within your browser's settings for this site to function properly.

Your browser appears to be out of date, and is not supported by this site. For the best experience, we recommend that you upgrade to a more modern browser. You can find a list of modern browsers from www.browsehappy.com.

BWXT NOG Barberton

Barberton, Ohio

Overview

BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, Inc.'s (BWXT NOG) facility in Barberton, Ohio, specializes in the design and manufacture of large, heavy components with close tolerance and high-quality requirements. The facility is supported by an experienced staff of design, welding and manufacturing engineers capable of performing full scope, prototype design work coupled with manufacturing integration on the shop floor.

Mission

BWXT NOG - Barberton delivers high-quality components on time by leveraging our highly skilled employees, superior design capability, technology and advanced quality systems to exceed the expectations of our customers and stakeholders alike.

Workforce

Approximately 540 people are employed at the Barberton facility. Barberton's skilled labor workforce is unionized and is represented by the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers (Local 900).

Recent Accomplishments

  • Designed and fabricated more than 1,100 heavy pressure vessels and other heavy components
  • Major supplier of heavy fabrications to industry for over 100 years, including components for defense applications
  • Continued achievement of record-setting performance to customer schedules
  • Continuous improvement in all aspects of operations through implementation of Lean Six Sigma and Human Performance Improvement initiatives

Future

BWXT NOG continues to focus on providing customers with on-time delivery of high-quality, affordable products. During the coming years, BWXT NOG expects to expand production by coupling its highly skilled workforce and professional staff with the extensive upgrades in equipment capabilities and capacities. This effective integration of personnel strengths and talents with state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities will provide customers, employees and communities with top-quality products, growth opportunities and positive business conditions.

Infrastructure

  • BWXT NOG's Barberton facility includes 69 acres, with 800,000 square feet of manufacturing area and 119,000 square feet of office area.
  • An extensive upgrade in equipment capabilities included multiple, large, full-contouring CNC horizontal and vertical machining centers, large gantry robotic welding centers and state-of-the-art support equipment for machining and welding.
  • BWXT NOG's Barberton facility has broad and deep engineering and manufacturing capabilities applied to producing heavy-equipment components.

Engineering Capabilities

  • Applied mechanics
  • Fluid mechanics/heat transfer processes
  • Metallurgy/materials engineering
  • Welding/robotics engineering
  • Integrated CAD/CAM computer systems
  • R&D programs focused on product improvement

Manufacturing Capabilities

  • Precision machining
  • Manual, automatic and robotic welding processes
  • Non-destructive examination (RT, UT, MT/PT, Eddy Current)
  • Stress relief
  • Rigorous quality systems
  • ASME Certificates of Authorization (Code Stamps) for Design and Manufacturing
  • Heavy lift cranes

Community Impact

The facility in Barberton, Ohio, provides the local community with approximately $30 million in annual payroll dollars, which has a sustained positive financial impact on the local economy. The company supports the Barberton Area United Way Program, Chambers of Commerce, Educational/Scholarship programs and other community-related initiatives.