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Kumatori Works Overview

Kumatori Works
Address 1-950 Asashiro-Nishi, Kumatori-cho, Sennan-gun, Osaka 590-0481
Tel 81-72-452-3901
Fax 81-72-453-3559
Production capability PWR fuel: 284 tU/year
Site area Approx. 28,000 square meters
Building area Approx. 11,000 square meters
Number of employees Approx. 210 persons

History of Kumatori Works

1964 Research and manufacturing facilities were built (Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.)
1966 Power and manufacturing facilities were built (Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.)

1972 Sumitomo Electric Industries, Kumatori Works, Nuclear Fuel Department transferred the business (facilities, equipment and others) to Kumatori Manufacturer (currently Kumatori Works.)
1974 The first PWR fuel assembly was shipped (to Kansai Electric Power Company, Mihama Nuclear Power Station)
1977 Safety agreement was signed with Kumatori town
1979 Engineering services started
1999 Electron beam irradiation service started
ISO9001 certification was obtained for PWR fuel business
Kumatori Works obtained ISO14001 (1999-2013)
2000 ISO9002 and ISO13488 were obtained for electron beam and X-ray irradiation service business
2003 Cumulative shipment of PWR fuel assemblies reached 6000
ISO9001 was obtained for steam generator inspection service
2004 Obtained Occupational Safety & Health Management System (JISHA-qualified OSHMS) certification

Delivery record

PWR fuel: 9,674 assemblies (as of end of March 2017)

Operational plans for disaster prevention for nuclear power operator

As reguired by the law and Per our own initiative to be prepared in the event of a nuclear disaster, we drafted the Disaster Prevention for Atomic Energy Companies document, which we review and modify annually.

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