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About Us

BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. (BWXT NEC), a subsidiary of BWXT Canada Ltd., has more than 60 years of extensive experience in the supply of nuclear fuel and fuel channel components, services, equipment and parts for the Canadian Deuterium Uranium (CANDU®) nuclear power industry. Our work has included the design and supply of highly reliable nuclear equipment that is used to fuel, inspect and refurbish reactors. Throughout our six decades in this field, we’ve established a consistent track record of innovation.

BWXT NEC employs approximately 500 skilled employees across three locations in Ontario: Peterborough, Toronto and Arnprior. 

We're proud to be part of the Peterborough, Toronto and Arnprior communities, and we’re also proud of our long safety record. Nothing is more important to us than the safety of our employees,  neighbours and the environment. 

As the demand for electricity increases throughout the world, CANDU® nuclear reactor operators can rely on the fuel manufactured by BWXT NEC. Our superior manufacturing practices ensure the highest levels of quality and reliability.

Produced at manufacturing facilities in Peterborough, Toronto and Arnprior, Ontario, BWXT NEC has supplied nuclear fuel bundles to CANDU® stations since the early 1950s. BWXT NEC continues to actively participate in the supply and development of CANDU® fuel and has supplied over a million fuel bundles for reactors.

Utilizing state-of-the-art automated manufacturing and inspection technologies, BWXT NEC delivers the superior product quality, traceability and responsiveness that is required by our nuclear customers.

Our manufacturing and engineering practices are aimed at meeting our customers' needs. We continually strive to improve our processes and produce real value by leveraging programs such as Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing to meet the stringent requirements of reactor operating conditions. We are confident that our fuel options will continue to provide the exceptionally high quality and reliability that today's CANDU® operators demand.


BWXT is able to produce fuel types that service the various CANDU® reactors operating today. Our current offering includes:

CANDU® 37e regular

CANDU® 37e long

CANDU® 37e C6

CANDU® 28e

Thanks to our fuel-manufacturing technology and our possession of the equipment necessary to manufacture CANDU fuel products, we are also able to supply fuel to other organizations.

We invite you to learn more about us here. If there’s anything you can’t find, just click the Contact Us button on any page, send us your question(s), and we’ll get back to you promptly.