(Moon Township, PA) Rolls-Royce today welcomed US Representative Tim Murphy (PA-18) to its newly expanded and re-branded Nuclear Services facility in Moon Township, PA. The visit marked the official integration of nuclear specialist consultants PKMJ Technical Services into the Rolls-Royce Group following its acquisition.
The expanded Moon Township facility, which is already home to over 200 highly-skilled engineers, will enable Rolls-Royce to further grow the business in line with market needs and to broaden the range of plant optimization services that it provides to nuclear utility customers across the world.
"This facility has been part of the Western Pennsylvania community since the mid 1980's. We have grown our customer base to serve 157 nuclear power reactors around the world, including every nuclear power plant in the US and Canada," said Paul Tobin, Rolls-Royce Vice-President, Engineering Services and former President, PKMJ. "We employ some of the most highly-skilled engineers in the nuclear industry. Rolls-Royce is trusted to deliver excellence worldwide and we are proud and excited to become a part of it. Today marks the next step in the evolution of our business."
"I am pleased to be here today, to unveil the Rolls-Royce brand in this newly expanded Moon Township facility, as well as to have the opportunity to meet members of the highly talented workforce who will be based here. This serves as a prime example of how a local business can grow and prosper on a global stage, delivering further opportunity for growth and employment in Southwestern Pennsylvania" said Representative Tim Murphy (PA-18).
Through its Nuclear Services business in Pittsburgh, Rolls-Royce helps nuclear utility customers to optimize the safety, availability and cost-effectiveness of their nuclear power plants by understanding and proactively addressing obsolescence-related issues, increasing component reliability and driving supply chain efficiencies. Rolls-Royce also has Nuclear Services facilities based in Williamson, NY and Peterborough, Ontario, Canada and Nuclear Instrumentation and Control facilities based in Huntsville, AL and Chattanooga, TN. Rolls-Royce Group employs more than 7,700 people in the US across 26 states.
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Director of Communications, Rolls-Royce North America
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