CNA2012 Spotlight: Invensys

February 17, 2012


Sponsor Spotlight


  • Company Name: Invensys
  • Date Established: 1999
  • Industry category: Automation Software, Computer-based Automation Hardware, Simulation & Operator Training, and Integrated Digital Control Solutions for Nuclear Power Generation facilities and other applications requiring mission critical instrument and control (I&C) systems
  • Number of employees:  20,664
  • Does your company have operations outside of Canada: Yes. Invensys delivers distributed control, turbomachinery control, cyber security strategies and operator training technologies that enable energy-generating facilities to operate profitably, safely, and in an energy-efficient manner.  Invensys facilities both in Canada and the USA provide fully integrated Instrument & Control solutions to meet the regulatory and performance demands of the global nuclear market.

Invensys is a global industrial automation supplier and offers recognized brands including Avantis, Eurotherm, Foxboro, IMServ, InFusion, Triconex, SimSci-Esscor, Skelta, and Wonderware. Invensys Nuclear provides fully integrated safety and non-safety digital control solutions for both new and existing nuclear facilities.

Helping Bring Clean Energy to China
Invensys Operations Management has signed a third project-based agreement with China Nuclear Power Engineering Co. LTD (CNPE) to provide safety and distributed control systems (DCS) and solutions for Fuqing Nuclear Power Plant Units 3 and 4, two 1,000MW nuclear power units under construction in Fujian province in South East China for Fujian Fuqing Nuclear Power Co., Ltd. Under the terms of the contract, Invensys will provide its Triconex safety control system, Foxboro I/A Series® DCS and Nuclear Power Engineering services to enable Fujian Fuqing Nuclear Power Co., Ltd. achieve safety, control and environmental excellence. This is the third contract awarded to Invensys by CNPE, following agreements the companies reached in 2008 and 2010 for the development and implementation of several large-scale safety and non-safety DCS, including fully digitised main control rooms. In total, Invensys’ safety and control system technology is being installed at eight nuclear power units under construction in the Fujian, Zhejiang and Hainan provinces.

Looking ahead in 2012
Invensys plans to announce an updated Safety Evaluation Report (SER) from the USNRC for the Triconex Tricon Version 10 Nuclear Safety-Related product.

Raising the Bar
Invensys Operations Management is an alliance of Invensys brands including Avantis, Foxboro, Wonderware, Skelta, Eurotherm, IMServ, InFusion, SimSci-Esscor and Triconex, all with a strong nuclear presence.  Invensys continues to raise the bar with evolving products and unmatched reliability in the nuclear industry.

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