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AREVA Inc. Named Exclusive U.S. Distributor for BIRNS Lighting Systems

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May 08, 2015

Image: BIRNS Lighting

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 8, 2015 – AREVA Inc. signed an agreement with BIRNS, Inc., a lighting design and manufacturing company, to be the exclusive distributor of its lighting systems for the North American nuclear industry. AREVA will also provide its customers with engineering expertise and installation services for BIRNS’ lighting systems.

“We are pleased to partner with BIRNS to offer our customers superior lighting products,” said George Beam, senior vice president of Installed Base Services at AREVA Inc. “This exclusive partnership expands opportunities for both companies to continue providing high quality products and services, ultimately enhancing the safe operation of all nuclear facilities in North America.”

BIRNS is the original equipment manufacturer for many of the lighting systems present in U.S. nuclear power plants today. These systems offer robust illumination and enhanced safety with seismically qualified emergency lighting, high bay lights, fuel storage pool illumination, reactor core refueling lighting and 360-degree lights. All lighting systems are stringently tested before installation to confirm their safety and quality during inspection and maintenance operations.

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