Hawke International Achieves Fit for Nuclear (F4N) Status

Hawke International granted Fit For Nuclear (F4N) status by the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC).

Hawke International Achieves Fit for Nuclear (F4N) Status

Hawke International are delighted to announce they have recently been granted prestigious Fit for Nuclear (F4N) status.

Developed by the Nuclear AMRC, achieving F4N status shows that a business is considered capable of supplying goods of the highest specification to the meet the needs of the civil nuclear industry. This includes components and equipment required in new builds, continuous operations and decommissioning.

Pride in High Standards

In order to achieve F4N status Hawke International’s products, processes and facilities went through a process of business excellence assessment. Following a site verification visit, our facility was deemed compliant with all conditions and specifications set by Nuclear AMRC. The status was officially recognised and a certificate was awarded.

Technical Manager Andrew Reid commented:

“I speak for all of us at Hawke in saying we are proud to be officially recognised by Nuclear AMRC and be granted Fit For Nuclear status. We take immense pride in the products we manufacture and are committed to continuous improvement to meet the needs of our customers. This achievement is acknowledgement that we continue to maintain high standards across our facilities, to a level where our customers can be confident that our products are suitable for harsh and hazardous environments”.

You can download a copy of the certificate here. 

The Facts on Nuclear Power in the United Kingdom

  • The UK generates about 15% of its electricity from about 6.5 GW of nuclear capacity.

  • A new generation of nuclear plants is under construction.

  • Government plans call for up to 24 GW of new nuclear capacity by 2050 to provide about 25% of electricity.

  • Generation mix: natural gas 124.2 TWh (40%); wind 64.5 TWh (21%); nuclear 45.9 TWh (15%); biofuels & waste 47.1 TWh (15%); solar 12.4 TWh (4%); hydro 6.9 TWh (2%); coal 7.5 TWh (2%); other 1.0 TWh.

Source: World Nuclear Association

Learn More 

Hawke International have been proudly manufacturing in Manchester since 1957 and supply market leading cable glands, enclosures, connectors and connection solutions around the world. Learn more about what makes Hawke’s solutions industry-leading here. 

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