About Us

Stern Laboratories Inc. is a Canadian owned private corporation that conducts reliability and safety experiments for utilities, nuclear reactor and fuel vendors, government agencies and nuclear equipment suppliers.  As a private and completely independent company, Stern Laboratories is able to serve many customers in the nuclear industry worldwide. The laboratory  has modern computer data acquisition systems, a 16 MW DC power supply with 13 individually controlled zones, and is one of the highest power and most versatile heat transfer facilities in the world.  The laboratory also manufactures specialized equipment, such as electrically heated nuclear fuel simulators and devices for inspection and handling of spent nuclear fuel.  Stern has a highly skilled and experienced staff of professional engineers and engineering technologists and has served the Nuclear Industry in Canada and many other countries since 1962.

Stern Laboratories has a hard earned reputation for being responsive and providing excellent value.  Customers, many of whom provide multi-year contracts and much repeat business, include crown corporations, government laboratories, reactor owners’ groups, nuclear utilities, nuclear regulators, reactor fuel vendors, private test laboratories and universities.