The PNB (Pôle de l’Industrie Nucléaire – Nuclear Industry Cluster) is a not for profit organisation created in 2005. The PNB originated in the joint decision of the industrialists and public bodies present in Burgundy (historical centre of boiler making and sheet metal work for the French nuclear industry) to create a coordinating body. In July 2005, the project was selected by the State as one of the 67 competitiveness clusters, the only one dedicated to the civil nuclear industry (for more information: