Vicor opens “ChiP” fabrication facility
Vicor celebrated the opening of its state-of-the-art power module manufacturing facility. The ChiP (Converter housed in Package) fabrication facility enables the most scalable, automated, cost-effective manufacturing of power modules to support customers worldwide.
With its ChiP foundry, Vicor takes a major step toward realising its vision to enable high-performance, modular power solutions capable of satisfying demanding power requirements across a range of high-growth markets. The vertically-integrated ChiP fab utilises patented fabrication processes that further differentiate Vicor power modules by enabling the most power-dense and energy efficient solutions in the industry.
“Our new ChiP fabrication facility is designed with our customers in mind. This one-of-a-kind, facility will increase production capabilities, enabling Vicor to continue supporting its major growth markets across Europe,” said Henryk Dabrowski, Vice President, Sales, EMEA, Vicor. “Customers choose Vicor to help them overcome their space, weight, efficiency, or thermal constraints when designing power delivery networks. The new facility has increased manufacturing floor space by 45% and we expect the increased production potential to support our European growth markets, such as satellite, automotive electrification and high performance computing.