Teledyne Brown Renews ASME Certification
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (April 7, 2005) - Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. (TBE) announced today that its nuclear quality assurance program and nuclear design and manufacturing operations have been recertified by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) for an additional three years.
The renewal means that Teledyne Brown has met the strict rules in the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Section III "Rules for Construction of Nuclear Facility Components" and Section VIII "Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels". TBE is authorized to design and fabricate nuclear vessels, piping, storage tanks, core support structures and shop assemblies for the nuclear industry. The Certificates of Authorization include renewal of the "N" and "NPT" stamps for nuclear pressure vessels, piping and related parts. The renewal also includes the "U" stamp for the design and build of commercial Section VIII, Pressure Vessels.
"Teledyne Brown is among a limited number of elite companies to achieve this certification," said Jim Link, president, Teledyne Brown Engineering. "We're proud to receive this certification and know it will be a valued assurance to our customers as we grow our nuclear manufacturing business."
Teledyne Brown has been providing services to the nuclear industry for 30 years. Currently, the company manufactures stainless steel canisters for Westinghouse Savannah River Company, which are used to store and dispose of high-level nuclear waste. Also, Teledyne Brown, under contract to Public Works and Government Services Canada, performs monitoring services for the dismantling of nuclear-powered submarines in the Russian Federation.
About Teledyne Brown Engineering
Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc., headquartered in Huntsville, Ala., is a full-service technology solutions company with core capabilities in technology development, systems engineering, design, prototype development, testing, manufacturing, logistics, and operations and maintenance. These capabilities are applied across a wide range of programs in aerospace, defense, information technology, and environmental engineering. More information about Teledyne Brown Engineering may be found at www.tbe.com.
About Teledyne Technologies Incorporated
Teledyne Brown Engineering is a wholly owned subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE: TDY), headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif. Teledyne Technologies is a leading provider of sophisticated electronics components, instruments and communications products, systems engineering solutions, aerospace engines and components, and on-site gas and power generation systems. Teledyne Technologies has operations in the United States, the United Kingdom, Mexico and Canada. For more information, visit Teledyne Technologies' website at www.teledyne.com.