Corporate Profile

Corporate History

Table of Corporate History
May 26, 1967

Company is founded as
Japan Nuclear Fuel Co., Ltd.

September 1970 Kurihama plant is completed.
December 1980 Fuel production reaches 10,000 bundles.
May 1989 Fuel production reaches 30,000 bundles.
February 1996 Fuel production reaches 50,000 bundles.
March 1998 Company obtains ISO 9002 certification.
March 1999 Company obtains ISO 14001 certification.
January 2000 The design, development and manufacturing functions are integrated.
January 2000 Design, development and sales operations are transferred from Toshiba, Hitachi and GE
April 2000 Company obtains ISO 9001 certification.
September 2001 Corporate name changed to Global Nuclear Fuel-Japan Co., Ltd. (GNF-J).
October 2003 Registered office relocates to Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture.
June 2004 Fuel production reaches 70,000 bundles.
June 2010 Fuel production reaches 80,000 bundles.