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In the year 1977, Fabrica de Aparatura Nucleara (Nuclear Apparatus Factory) (FAN) was established on the Magurele site, integrated in the Institutul de Fizica si Inginerie Nucleara Horia Hulubei (Horia Hulubei Institute of Physics and Nuclear Power) (IFIN-HH). In 1990, FAN separated from IFIN-HH, taking the name of Intreprinderea de Aparatura Nucleară (Nuclear Apparatus and having un independent legal status.

In 1991, IAN was transformed by Government Resolution in a trade Company bearing the new name of Nuclear & Vacuum SA, a Company that was going to be privatized in 1998. Since 1990, FAN developed a special manufacture department intended to cover the nuclear material demand in the defense and public security sectors, the main customers being the Ministries of National Defense Ministry and Interior.

Since its privatization, in 1998, the Company expanded its businesses and client portfolio, making exports to countries like France, Belgium, Russia, Italy etc.

Apart from the industrials domains related with the national and strategic interest, such as nuclear detection, gas detection technology, vacuum technology, opto-electronics, electronics, defense sector, the Company developed a machining sector having orders for the automotive Industry, the following being included among its clients: PEUGEOT CITROEN SA, ABB France, PINGUELY HAULOTTE France, DAVID BROWN France, CMD France, ALFATEC France, BERTHOUD AGRICOLE France.