Vacon is driven by a passion to develop, manufacture and sell the best AC drives and inverters in the world - and provide customers with efficient product lifecycle services.Our AC drives offer optimum process control and energy efficiency for electric motors. Vacon inverters play a key role when energy is produced from renewable sources.
Vacon has production and R&D facilities in Europe, Asia and North America, and sales offices in 27 countries. Further, Vacon has sales representatives and service partners in nearly 90 countries. In 2011, Vacon’s revenues amounted to EUR 380.9 million, and the company employed globally approximately 1,500 people. The shares of Vacon Plc (VAC1V) are quoted on the main list of the Helsinki stock exchange (NASDAQ OMX Helsinki). You are invited to visit www.vacon.com for additional information.
Here in North America, we have many locations to meet the needs of our customers and invite you to visit us when you are in the area.
Mequon, WI (Milwaukee Area)Headquarters for our North American operations, this facility houses our newly launched training center and is home to our President, Director of OEM Sales, Director of Product Marketing and Management and Marketing Manager as well as other sales and marketing associates.
Chambersburg, PALocated 45 minutes from Harrisburg, PA or 2 hours from Baltimore, MD, our Chambersburg Factory is our only factory in North America. With over 67,000 sq ft, this manufacturing facility also houses service and engineering, warehouse, customer service and tech support as well as various other office departments. There is also a training facility located on premises as well as a new authorized service center training room. In addition, this building which was built in 2009, was designed and built according to U.S. Green
Building Council's LEED® (The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system guidelines and standards and received the prestigious LEED® Gold Certification in 2010.
Chattanooga, TNHome to our first of several regional Vacon Solution Centers, this location focuses on providing local design and application assistance, solution quotations and project management for our local customers. In addition, they are able to provide local field service and high level support that's fast and meets challenges during the first visit.
Research Triangle Park, NC (Raleigh, NC)Vacon's High Power R&D Center and Lab is our newest location in USA. Opened in summer of 2012, this 29,000 square foot facility is located in The Research Triangle Park in the Raleigh/Durham area. This business research park is home to more than 170 global companies and situated between three major universities and the airport making the location ideal for recruitment and visitors.
Stratford, OntarioVacon Canada is over 2,700 sq ft and home to our Canadian Director of Operations and various sales associates as well as warehouse, test and repair, customer service and training.