AREVA NP specializes in the design and construction of nuclear power plants and research reactors. It offers a range of fuel supply, maintenance and modernization services. The company maintains subsidiaries in the United States and Germany. It is comprised of nuclear services, plants, fuel and equipment sectors. AREVA NP is involved in the design, manufacture, erection and startup of nuclear steam supply systems. It also provides outage optimization, engineering, upgrade, in-service inspection, and component repair and replacement services. The company has designed and built more than 100 nuclear reactors worldwide. It maintains local units in China, South Africa, Spain, Sweden and Canada. AREVA NP serves the nuclear power and electrical utility industries. It is a subsidiary of AREVA.