Westinghouse operates more than 2.5 million square feet of highly hazardous chemical and nuclear processing, globally

We provide our utility customers around the world with reliable and dependable nuclear power plants, nuclear fuel, plant automation and operating plant products and services. We are driven by our powerful history and experience, groundbreaking ideas, focus on safety and sustainability, and our strong team of approximately 9,000 employees around the world.

Westinghouse has a long history of operations in South Carolina – dating back to the 1969 opening of the Westinghouse Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility (CFFF) in Hopkins, just outside of Columbia. Today, CFFF is the largest for-profit fuel production operation of its kind in the world.

Fuel Fabrication & Operations

Westinghouse has several locations across the globe equipped to manufacture and deliver world-class fuel solutions to our customers. Each site has a rich history and unique abilities to provide utilities with the advanced performance that you expect from Westinghouse fuel.


Case Study

Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility

The Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility (CFFF) manufactures fuel assemblies and components for commercial nuclear power plants and federal partners. CFFF operates under a Nuclear Regulatory Commission License, SNM-1107, which grants the licensee the authority to manufacture nuclear products. The fuel fabrication process involves the chemical conversion of uranium hexafluoride (DU6) to uranium dioxide (UO2) using the ammonium diuranate (ADU) process.

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