Advanced Energy

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Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.
S&P 600 Component
Industry thin-film industries: semiconductor, flat panel display, solar, data storage, architectural glass, and others
Founded Fort Collins, Colorado (1981)
Headquarters Fort Collins, Colorado, USA , WW headquarters
Area served
Key people
Yuval Wasserman (CEO)
Products process- power systems; gas and liquid flow-management systems; thermal instruments; and global support services.
Revenue Increase US$414.8 Million (FY 2015)[1]
Decrease US$-97.3 Million (FY 2009)[2]
Decrease US$-103 Million (FY 2009)[2]
Total assets Decrease US$345 Million (FY 2009)[3]
Total equity Decrease US$278 Million (FY 2009)[3]
Number of employees
1,353 (December 31, 2015)[1]

Coordinates: 40°33′56.29″N 105°1′50.1″W / 40.5656361°N 105.030583°W / 40.5656361; -105.030583 Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. is an American company that develops power and control technologies for the manufacture of semiconductors, flat panel displays, data storage products, solar cells and architectural glass.


Founded in 1981, AE operates in regional centers in North America, Asia, and Europe and offers global sales and support through direct offices, representatives, and distributors. AE is in the process of transitioning the majority of its supply base to the Asian region with their main factory located in Shenzhen, China.

Advanced Energy produces products that are required for the manufacture of many plasma thin-film industries including semiconductor, flat panel displays, data storage, solar cells, and architectural glass.


Advanced Energy's Products include power systems, gas and liquid flow-management systems, and thermal measuring instruments.

Historical highlights and acquisitions[edit]

  • 1981 Founded in Colorado, U.S.A. on May 5
  • 1987 Japanese office opened
  • 1990 German office opened
  • 1993 UK office opened
  • 1995 Listed on Nasdaq
  • 1996 Korean office opened
  • 1998 RF Power Products acquired
  • 1999 Taiwan office opened
  • 2000 China office opened
  • 2001 Sekidenko acquired
  • 2002 Aera Corporation acquired
  • 2002 Litmas acquired
  • 2002 Dressler acquired
  • 2007 Dressler site closed
  • 2010 PV Powered acquired
  • 2012 Solvix SA acquired
  • 2013 RefuSol (Metzingen, Germany) acquired
  • 2014 Power control modules (SCR controllers) section of AEG Power Solutions, Warstein-Belecke, Germany, acquired
  • 2014 HiTek Power (UK) acquired
  • 2014 UltraVolt (US) acquired

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