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|Founded||1 April 1960as Nuklear-Chemie und -Metallurgie GmbH|
Nukem GmbH, together with its subsidiary Nukem Inc., markets nuclear fuel components and speciality products utilities worldwide. Since the 1970s, Nukem has transitioned from playing a modest role in uranium brokerage to becoming one of the world's largest intermediaries in the international nuclear fuel market.
In 2007, Nukem sold its subsidiaries NUKEM Ltd. to Freyssinet SAS, NUKEM Corp. to EnergySolutions, NIS Ingenieure and Assistance Nucleaire S.A. to Siempelkamp. On 14 December 2009, Nukem sold its subsidiary Nukem Technologies, which is dealing with nuclear power plant decommissioning, waste management and engineering servicesn, to Russian Atomstroyexport for €23.5 million.
The company markets nuclear fuel components to utilities in North and South America, Western Europe and the Far East.
- "Atomstroyexport buys NPP decommissioning technology". Kommersant. RIA Novosti. 2009-12-25. Retrieved 2009-12-26.
- "Cameco to buy Nukem Energy". World Nuclear News. 2012-05-14. Retrieved 2012-05-15.