Schaffner acquires American manufacturer of specialty transformers
Integration will strengthen position in the US and in the international market for power magnetics
On 31 March 2014, Schaffner Group acquired from the parent company Transformer Holding LLC the subsidiaries Transformer Engineering LLC (Trenco), Magnetics Technologies LLC and Transformer Real Estate LLC, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.
Trenco, founded in 1937, develops and manufactures customized power magnetics solutions, primarily for customers in Schaffner Group’s strategic market sectors: energy-efficient drive systems, rail technology and renewable energies. In 2013 the US company, with 70 employees, generated around CHF 12 million.
The integration of Trenco strengthens the strategic position of Schaffner’s Power Magnetics division. Schaffner is a global partner of the leading makers of power electronic systems and has moved into the top tier of power magnetic component suppliers worldwide.
Energy efficiency and reliability
The Schaffner Group is the international leader in the development and production of solutions which ensure the efficient and reliable operation of electronic systems. The Group's broad range of products and services includes EMC/EMI components, harmonic filters and magnetic components as well as the development and implementation of customized solutions. Schaffner components are deployed in energy-efficient drive systems and electronic motor controls, in wind power and photovoltaic systems, rail technology, machine tools and robotics as well as power supplies for numerous electronic devices in sectors such as medical technology or telecommunications. Schaffner provides on-site service to customers around the world through an efficient, global organization and makes ongoing investments in research, development, production and sales to systematically expand its position as leader on the international market.
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