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A new era in manufacturing
World’s first ChiP fabrication facility

First facility
of its kind
in the world

Vertically
integrated manufacturing

Meets growing demand for power modules

Zero-waste water discharge saving 20 million gallons of water per year

Investing in the future for our employees and customers

Investing in the future for our employees and customers

For over 40 years Vicor has been a respected and trusted member of the Andover business community. Since the beginning, Vicor has insisted on keeping its design, manufacturing capabilities, and jobs here in Massachusetts. We are proud to carry on this tradition by investing 75 million dollars in our new 90,000 SF factory expansion, which is a 45% increase in manufacturing-floor capacity. This new factory expansion is the world's first ChiP™ (Conveter housed in Package) fabrication facility and will help sustain our community for generations to come by providing our customers with the confidence Vicor can deliver innovative power solutions to meet their growing demands. 

Vicor remains committed to providing highly skilled jobs for the residents of our surrounding cities and towns making for a diverse and skilled workforce. Vicor was rated top 100 best industrial automation companies to work for in Massachusetts according to Best Start Ups.

On May 18th Vicor was proud to play host to a number of prominent local, state and federal government officials at our 400 Federal St. location in Andover, MA as part of our new factory opening celebration. This video compilation captures memorable moments of the day long celebration. The list of officials helping Vicor usher in a new era of innovative manufacturing were;

  • Mike Kennealy - Housing and Economic Development Secretary
  • Tram T. Nguyen - Massachusetts State Representative, 18th Essex District
  • Jim Cantwell - Massachusetts State Director, U.S. Senator Markey’s Office
  • Caroline Freedman - Regional Director Merrimack Valley, U.S. Senator Warren’s Office
  • Mike McNamara - Vicor Vice President of Operations
  • Jim Schmidt – Vicor Chief Financial Officer
     

Celebrating the opening of the world’s first “ChiP fab” which sets the standard for scalable high-volume, cost-effective and reliable power module manufacturing in the United States.

Ribbon cutting ceremony gallery

North employee entrance
Mike-Kennealy speaking
Mike-Kennealy speaking
Tram Nguyen speaking
Jim Cantwell speaking
Audience applauding
Mike McNamara speaking
Jim Schmidt speaking
Cutting of the ribbon
Crowd socializing outside
Crowd socializing inside
Crowd socializing inside the factory
Paul presenting the ChiP products
Paul presenting the ChiP products
CEO talking to Tram Nguyen