Vicor Corporation (Nasdaq: VICR) designs, manufactures and markets modular power
components and complete power systems used in the communications, data processing,
industrial controls, test equipment, medical and defense electronic markets. Engineers
use the combined advantages of Vicor components to create compact, highly functional,
economical products with streamlined development cycles that minimize time to market.
Vicor offers three distinct types of power components. All of these high-performance
products work well with different power architectures including Distributed, Intermediate
Bus, and Factorized Power.
Vicor also manufactures and sells complete accessory products and custom power solutions.
It also licenses certain rights to its technology in return for ongoing royalties.
The principal markets for Vicor's power converters and systems are large original
equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the communications, data processing, industrial
control, test equipment, medical, and military electronics markets, as well as smaller,
lower volume users, which are broadly distributed across several major market areas.
Power components are manufactured using highly automated processes in the company’s
ISO 9001 registered facilities in Andover, MA. As a result, the products are quickly
available, economically priced and of consistent high quality. Headquartered in
Andover, MA, the company was founded in 1981.