Power Management Technology Firm Opens New Plant in San Jose

April 8, 2010
The 35,000-square-foot facility will design and make high-reliability products for aerospace, military and other applications.

International Rectifier, an El Segundo, Calif.-based manufacturer or power management technology, announced the opening of its new manufacturing facility in San Jose, Calif.

The facility will design and manufacture high-reliability products for space, aerospace, military and heavy-duty industrial applications, according to the company.

The 35,000-square-foot site is DSCC certified Class H and Class K and AS9100, ISO9001 qualified to design and manufacture ruggedized hybrid DC-DC converters for customers of IRs HiRel Business Unit, according to the company.

The IR HiRel San Jose-based group is supported by a design center in Skovlunde, Denmark, for spacecraft power system designs and complex power conversion system solutions, and a silicon design center in El Segundo.

Leveraging IRs 20 years of heritage in high-reliability applications, and working in partnership with our expert team of designers in Denmark, our new San Jose facility will play a pivotal role in the manufacture and supply of high-reliability DC-DC converters to the space, aerospace, military and heavy-duty industrial markets, said John Conley, VP of operations and engineering, IRs HiRel Business Unit.

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