NUCLEP's factory. City of Itaguaí, Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brazil.

The Nuclebrás Equipamentos Pesados S.A. - NUCLEP

Linked to the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovations and Communications, NUCLEP - Nuclebrás Equipamentos Pesados S.A., is located in the city of Itaguaí, acting as a base industry of capital goods on demand, preferentially in the area of heavy boilermaking. It's a mixed-economy society ruled by the Law n.º 6.404/76 (Corporation Law), by the Decree n.º 76.805/75 (Decree of Creation), by its Statute and other applicable legal provisions. The corporate purpose of NUCLEP, under the Statute, is to design, develop, manufacture and ccommercialize heavy components related to nuclear power plants, shipbuilding, offshore and other projects.

It is managed by a president and three directors, elected by the Shareholders' General Meeting. By the composition and competence established in its Statute, the General Meeting, the Administrative Council, the Fiscal Council and the Executive Board are part of the company's primary organization. The Administrative Council, composed of six members, is headed by the president of the Nation Nuclear Energy Commission, NUCLEP's controlling body. The organizational structure of NUCLEP covers deliberation bodies (General Meeting and Administrative Council), oversight body (Fiscal Council), higher management bodies (Executive Board and Presidency), Administrative, Industrial and Commercial Directories and their managements.



Meet the strategic demands, especially in the following areas:

  • Nuclear;
  • Defense;
  • Oil & Gas;
  • Generation of other energy sources.


Be a reference company in manufacturing heavy components, meeting the national strategic demands, besides being capable of absorbing and continuously developing new technologies.


Professionalism – Knowledge; training; attitude; experience; efficacy; and efficiency.
Quality – Customer satisfaction; reliable services; good service; and meeting deadlines.
Human – Respect for dignity; self-fulfillment opportunity; acknowledgement; and merit.
Reliability – Credibility; responsibility; integrity; ethic; and partnership.