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Established on January 1, 1986, Powerex is the result of a combination of two pioneers in the power semiconductor industry - the Power Semiconductor Divisions of General Electric Company and Westinghouse Electric Corporation.

A pioneer in high power semiconductor applications, Powerex offers a broad line of products. Powerex standard and custom products are all supported by its world-class applications engineering staff. Powerex and its strategic partners maintain a commitment to research and innovative product development to meet customer power semiconductor requirements, including: Decreased component size, reduced costs, increased energy efficiency, and switches that operate at higher frequencies, are more reliable and offer integrated functions.

Powerex turns ideas into cost-effective products and is a leading supplier of discrete, modular and integrated high power semiconductor solutions, supporting many markets, including transportation, AC and DC servo drives, AC and DC motor controls, UPS, alternative energy, medical power supplies, welding, induction heating, electric vehicles, aircraft and white goods.

Powerex Products
Product Overview:
  • IGBTs
  • MOSFET Modules
  • Intelligent Power Modules (IPM)
  • DIP-IPMtm
  • Module Accessories
  • Discrete Thyristors/SCRs
  • Discrete Rectifiers
  • Thyristor and Diode Modules
  • Fast Recovery Diode Modules
  • Three-Phase Diode Modules
  • Assemblies
  • IGBT Assemblies
  • Custom Modules
Markets Served:
  • AC, DC and Servo Drives (Low and Medium Voltage)
  • Aircraft (Electro-Hydrostatic Actuators, Power Generators)
  • Alternative Energy (Wind, Photovoltaic)
  • Distributed Power (Flywheel, Fuel Cell, Microturbine)
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Induction Heating
  • Industrial Pump Controls
  • Medical Power Supplies (CT, MRI, X-Ray)
  • Power Generation and Distribution
  • Pulsed Power
  • Transportation
  • Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS)
  • Welding
  • White Goods and HVAC