On May 18, state and local officials celebrated the opening of a new, state-of-the-art power module production facility. The world’s first chip (converter housed in a package manufacturing facility), or “ChiP fab” allows scalable, automated, cost-effective production of power supply modules in the United States.
Commemorative ribbon-cutting event on May 18 at 10:00 a.m. on 400 Federal Street, Andover. The new ChiP foundry will provide the capacity to meet the requirements of high-volume ChiP customers.
At 400 Federal Street, at 10:00 a.m. on May 18, 2022, Vicor employees and senior management were joined by representatives of the state and local authorities.
With its new ChiP foundry, Vicor is taking a major step towards realizing its vision of enabling high-performance, modular power system solutions capable of meeting demanding power requirements.
“Our new ChiP plant integrates all the technological steps needed to produce high-density power modules into waffle-like panels with short cycle times and flexible capacity,” said Mike McNamara, Vicor’s vice president of operations.
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The new facility comes online as Vicor celebrates 41 years of expanding its productivity leadership in the global US-based power electronics industry.
The new, vertically integrated ChiP plant uses patented manufacturing processes that further differentiate Vicor power supplies, enabling solutions with the highest power and energy efficiency.
Vicor to Celebrate Opening of the Industry’s First “ChiP” Fab