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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 and innovation in the supply of nuclear fuel and fuel channel components, services, equipment and parts for the Canadian Deuterium Uranium (CANDU®) nuclear power industry. This includes designing and supplying highly reliable nuclear equipment to fuel, inspect and refurbish reactors. BWXT NEC employs approximately 450 skilled employees at three locations in Ontario: Peterborough, Toronto and Arnprior. 

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

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 technology, BWXT NEC offers the optimum product quality, traceability and responsiveness demanded 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 quality 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 provide the high quality and reliability that today's CANDU® operators 


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

CANDU® 37e regular

CANDU® 37e long

CANDU® 37e C6

CANDU® 28e

We also have the capability to supply other organizations with the fuel-manufacturing technology and equipment necessary to establish CANDU® fuel manufacturing products.

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 and we’ll get back to you promptly.