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NFM Technologies SA

NFM Technologies SA

Industry: 
Tunneling, Engineering and Construction, Manufacturing
Country: 
France
Sources: 

“NFM Technologies SA, a mechanical engineering company, designs, develops, manufactures, and supplies mechanical equipment and systems.”

“The company’s products are used in various applications in defense/aeronautics, nuclear, oil/gas, underground work, heavy industry, and major structures markets in the United States and internationally."

“It operates manufacturing plants in Shenyang and Guangzhou, China; and Le Creusot, Bagnols-sur-Cèze, and Lyon, France. As of May 28, 2007, NFM Technologies SA is a subsidiary of Shenyang Heavy Machinery Group Co., Ltd." (Bloomberg Business Week“NFM Technologies SA – Private Company Information,” 2010).

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“Ranked amongst the most important tunnel-boring machine manufacturers on the world market, NFM Technologies provides its customers with tunneling machines of 4 to more than 15 metres in diameter, suited to all types of geology, acknowledged for their reliability and robustness” (Company website).

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“In September 2007 state-corporation NHI, Northern Heavy Industry Group, purchased a 70% share of French TBM and nuclear equipment manufacturer NFM. Niko Kleuters, previously with NFM's prior owner, WIRTH of Germany, left WIRTH to retain the remaining 30% share in NFM” (TunnelTalk“China adds CIFA to its European acquisitions,”  September 2008).

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NFM’s website features a technologies representative in Iran. (Company website)

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An article on Iranian tunneling projects lists NFM’s involvement in the Shiraz and Tabriz subway projects, not completed as of 2009 (World Tunneling, “Iranian TBMs continue steady march,” December 23, 2009). 
   
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NFM project in Iran, Shiraz Metro Project (Iran Project website)