Framatome today announced that it completed its acquisition of VirtualPiE Limited (traded as BHR Group), a leader in fluid engineering-based products and services for the chemical and nuclear energy industries. With this transaction, Framatome continues to expand its presence in the United Kingdom and its comprehensive portfolio of solutions.

“It is a pleasure to welcome the employees of BHR Group to Framatome,” said Bernard Fontana, CEO of Framatome. “Their expertise and proven technologies will support our work in the nuclear industry and together, we will make a strong contribution to the United Kingdom’s energy sector.”

Framatome has supported the U.K. nuclear market for decades, contributing to the engineering and maintenance of existing reactors and participating in new build projects including Hinkley Point C.

BHR Group has been supporting companies since 1947, maintaining its teams’ competitive edge by providing independent expert advice, integrated solutions and services.


About Framatome
Framatome is an international leader in nuclear energy recognized for its innovative solutions and value added technologies for the global nuclear fleet. With worldwide expertise and a proven track record for reliability and performance, the company designs, services and installs components, fuel, and instrumentation and control systems for nuclear power plants. Its more than 14,000 employees work every day to help Framatome’s customers supply ever cleaner, safer and more economical low-carbon energy.