The facility is operated by URENCO USA/LES, a US subsidiary of URENCO Ltd. In August 2006, groundbreaking took place for the first nuclear facility to receive a joint construction and operational licence.
The URENCO Group URENCO is an independent international energy and technology group with its head office based in Marlow in the United Kingdom. URENCO operates facilities in Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and New Mexico in the United States. It Currently URENCO fulfils around 25% of the global enrichment market, and aims to establish itself as the leading global supplier of enrichment and enrichment technology.