Since the early part of the 20th Century, Westcode has been at the forefront of power semiconductor design. In the early 1920's Westcode introduced the worlds first commercial rectifier and have continued to push ahead bringing ever more advanced power management solutions to market. In almost every corner of the globe Westcode products are hard at work keeping industry moving forward.
Through the acquisition of Westcode, IXYS has successfully expanded its "high power" centric strategy to become a more diversified supplier of medium to high power, Mixed-Signal IC, Optoelectronic and RF semiconductors. Supporting a truly worldwide and incredibly diverse market place, Westcode has evolved into one of the worlds leading manufacturers of high power semiconductors. Westcode continues to supply high technology components for a wide range of applications such as; welding, AC and DC drives, rectifier supplies, uninterruptible power supplies, motor soft starts, transportation, induction heating, power conditioning, high energy physics and many other industrial uses.