REEL is involved at all key stages of the fuel cycle

A critical player in the nuclear industry and leader in its field, REEL retains its position through its technical expertise and diverse experience.

  • At the front end, through the enrichment and manufacturing of fuel,
  • Electricity production, with the construction and maintenance of nuclear reactors.
  • At the back end, the reprocessing and storage of fuels and the dismantling of installations.

Our equipment is designed and produced to meet the most extreme operational safety requirements, whilst guaranteeing high levels of operational performance.

REEL is a supplier of lifting, handling and storage equipment, along with associated services:

  • EDF nuclear sites
  • Front and back end installations for AREVA, the CEA and ANDRA.
  • Research laboratories (LMJ, ITER, Marcoule, Cadarache, Saclay, etc.).

REEL has a unique level of experience in the fields of design, construction, commissioning and maintenance, at the service of operators on a global scale:

  • Operating nuclear programs in China, South Korea, Finland, Switzerland, Germany and the United Kingdom.
  • Future nuclear programs, notably those in India, South Africa and Turkey.


59 reactors in France – 16 reactors in China – 2 reactors in South Africa – 2 reactors in South Korea.

Maintenance and services provided to all the nuclear sites, both within France and abroad.

REEL uses its expertise as a designer and manufacturer to support operators in the fields of maintenance, modernization and spare parts management. We have a local presence near operational sites both within France and abroad to rapidly respond to our customers’ requirements.

REEL has a presence in Germany and Northern & Eastern Europe through its entity NKM NOELL Special Cranes GmbH.

The Group is involved in the supply, modernization and maintenance of lifting and handling equipment for nuclear power plants (loading equipment, polar cranes, machine room cranes) and for fuel cycle installations (storage center cranes), with an in-depth knowledge of the unique regulations of each country.

REEL COH Inc., a REEL unit in Canada, carries out renovation work and replacements of fuel handling systems (loading equipment, spent fuel pit bridge, transfer equipment hoists) for operational Canadian (CANDU) and American (PWR and BWR) nuclear power plants

REEL has the capacity to handle international contracts involving sensitive and high-tech activities, with in-depth experience in the difficulties of localization (with a production unit in Xiamen, China), supporting operators through the mobilization of large teams.

Load tests : Lifting and moving four Boeing 747s

Successfully performed for the double overhead crane

Two high integrity cranes successfully delivered at SELLAFIELD!

These two projects are considered by SELLAFIELD as major steps for securing the site

Ariane Group awarded the Master Supplier to REEL

On December 5th, ARIANE GROUP organized the "Vendor Trophy 2017"

REEL will take part in HAI HELI-EXPO

in Las Vegas Feb 26 -March 1

Join a dynamic group! we have about 200 vacancies Reel, we hire all over the world