Barber-Nichols Revenue and Competitors

Denver, CO USA



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  • Barber-Nichols's estimated annual revenue is currently $22.3M per year.(i)
  • Barber-Nichols's estimated revenue per employee is $110,000

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  • Barber-Nichols has 203 Employees.(i)

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What Is Barber-Nichols?

Barber-Nichols, Inc. ( BNI ) is located in Arvada, Colorado, a suburb of Denver. It was founded in 1966 by Bob Barber and Ken Nichols. BNI specializes in the designing, engineering, manufacturing, and testing of specialty turbomachinery. Products include blowers, compressors, fans, pumps, turbines, and turbopumps for aeronautic, cryogenic, national defense, power generation, and space flight applications. In addition to custom hardware, BNI also provides engineering consulting and contract manufacturing. Since inception, Barber-Nichols has been combining innovation with technical expertise to solve problems in a growing array of diverse markets. BNI 's very first project was the testing of a low-speed, two-stage steam turbine for the U.S. Navy's Applied Research Laboratory. To this day, Turbine Development continues to be a Barber-Nichols specialty. Next, BNI designed and built an extremely quiet, 10kW, portable power generation system for the U.S. Army. This power system was based on the Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC), and this would become a cornerstone technology at Barber-Nichols. It is still used to harness industrial waste heat and turn it into Electrical Power. In 1974, BNI designed and built its first Cryogenic Pump for the National Bureau of Standards (now the National Institute of Standards and Technology). This project introduced Barber-Nichols to the cryogenics industry and BNI has been building the world's best cryogenic blowers, circulators, compressors, and pumps ever since. More recently, Barber-Nichols entered the space launch industry in 1996. BNI teamed with NASA to design and build the Turbopump for the Fastrac Engine. The Space Shuttle's Main Engine was developed in the late 1970s and since that time only a handful of turbopump feed rocket engines have been built in the United States. Barber-Nichols has participated in the designing and manufacturing of four, and is rapidly becoming the world's premier developer of this technology.



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