FCI Names Nathan Obermiller General Manager of Nuclear Division

  • April 21, 2022
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FCI Names Nathan Obermiller General Manager of Nuclear Division
FCI Names Nathan Obermiller General Manager of Nuclear Division

April 20, 2022 - With a decade of engineering and management experience at Fluid Components International (FCI), Nathan Obermiller has been named the new General Manager of the FCI Nuclear Division by FCI President Dan McQueen.

In making the announcement, McQueen said, “Nathan has demonstrated design leadership, continuous operational improvement and strength under pressure. Most importantly, Nathan has earned the highest degree of respect among FCI customers and the company’s staff as well.”

Obermiller has worked closely for ten years with FCI’s former nuclear business General Manager Jack Koeken, who steps into a new business development role for the division.  The company’s nuclear business continues to grow as the industry remains an alternative energy resource for electric power generation.

Obermiller is looking forward to expanding the business into many new product applications in the Gen IV, demonstration, naval and research reactor endeavors. FCI Nuclear’s business is also continuing to expand support for existing product installations facing license extensions.

Prior to joining FCI, Obermiller came to FCI with experience in nuclear qualification, having worked for Burns & Roe and Mitsubishi Nuclear Engineering Systems performing work for new commercial and research reactor design and licensing on the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership, US-APWR, AP1000 and ESBWR programs working in partnerships with Department of Energy, Westinghouse, GE-Hitachi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.  He is a graduate of the University of California, Berkley, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nuclear Engineering.

FCI has designed and produced level, flow and temperature instruments for over four decades that improve nuclear plant performance, protect equipment and maintain vital processes. The company’s unique expertise in the nuclear power industry delivers peace-of-mind as well as valuable time and cost savings during both construction and operational phases.

FCI delivers products that meet nuclear industry requirements from HVAC to inside containment to balance-of-plant applications. Products stand ready for harsh environments under guidelines of IEEE 323, IEEE 344, IEEE 382, IEEE 383; Class 1E Seismic Category 1, RCC-E, and comply with the latest EMC and electrical safety standards.

FCI Quality Assurance meets 10CFR50 Appendix B and complies with 10CFR21, ANSI N45.2 and NQA-1. FCI has developed products that comply with software quality control standard DO178, and are capable of meeting new and emerging nuclear industry software QC and digital I&C standards applicable to microcomputer based instrumentation.

FCI is ISO 9001 certified. The company’s manufacturing processes are inspected by and comply with NUPIC, NIAC, and FENOC. An item dedication program is maintained in-house. For China nuclear programs, FCI has obtained accreditation per HAF 604.

Fluid Components International is a global company committed to meeting the needs of its customers through innovative solutions to the most challenging requirements for sensing, measuring and controlling flow and level of air, gases and liquids.

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