The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) is an American firm engaged in the design, engineering, manufacture, service and construction of power generation and pollution control systems and equipment for utilities and industries. Babcock & Wilcox boilers supply more than 270,000 megawatts of installed capacity in over 90 countries around the world. During World War II, over half of the American US Navy fleet was powered by Babcock & Wilcox boilers. The company is based in Lynchburg, Virginia and is a unit of McDermott International, Incorporated. B&W also has operations in West Point, Mississippi, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, Mount Vernon, Indiana, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Barberton, Ohio, and Euclid, Ohio.
Babcock & Wilcox published a useful reference book titled Steam - its generation and use , currently in the 41st edition.
On November 26, 2007 the old company logo (pictured) was changed and Babcock & Wilcox and BWX Technologies were merged into a single company.
Sen. Brown Announces New Federal Resources for Babcock and Wilcox in Barberton to Develop Next-Generation Clean Coal, Reduce Cost of Carbon Capture
Jul 20, 2012; WASHINGTON -- The following information was released by Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown: New federal resources have been awarded to...