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Somers Forge Granted Fit for Nuclear Status

Thu, 28 January, 2021

TWI Industrial Member, Somers Forge has been granted Fit for Nuclear (F4N) status by the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre.  The Fit for Nuclear award is granted to companies whose performance has been benchmarked against the standards demanded by the nuclear industry’s top tiers. Over the course of the last 24 months, Somers Forge have undergone in-depth assessment and driven improvement action plans across the business.

Somers Forge’s Technical Manager, Phil Postans spoke on the newly acquired status, saying, “It is continuing change, inevitable change that is the dominant factor in manufacturing industries today in order to remain successful. The Fit for Nuclear programme gave Somers a road map and standard for continuous change to continue our journey as a world-class forging supplier.”

Somers, who were founded in 1866, produce a wide range of forgings for both civil nuclear and defence applications worldwide. As a leading UK forge, they hold expertise in the forging of materials including stainless, duplex and nickel alloys.

This programme assures clients that Somers’ operations meet the standards required by UK’s nuclear power stations as they continue to outline growth plans across multiple engineering sectors.

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