Forbes Names VPT’s Parent Company Heico One of 100 Best Small Companies

Hollywood, FL and Miami, FL — HEICO Corporation (NYSE: HEI.A) and (NYSE: HEI) today reported that Forbes Magazine has included HEICO as one of the 100 Best Small Companies in Forbes’ 2010 annual list of such businesses. This marks the 5th consecutive year HEICO has been included in the list of Forbes 200 Best Small Companies and the first year of HEICO’s inclusion in the top 100 List.

VPT Introduces New 3A Point of Load DC-DC Power Converter

ELECTRONICA, Munich, Germany, November 9, 2010 – VPT, Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI-A) (NYSE:HEI), unveiled its latest point of load (POL) DC-DC converter today, the DVPL0503S. This new converter joins VPT’s growing line of POL DC-DC converters that deliver critical reliability performance and efficiency in the distributed power architectures of avionics, military, and space systems.

VPT To Showcase New Power Solution at Electronica

BLACKSBURG, VA, October 26, 2010 – VPT, Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI), will showcase a new DC-DC power system solution at the Electronica trade show in Munich Germany, from November 9 through November 12 in Hall A4, Booth 507. VPT is attending the show in conjunction with its German electronics distributor, Protec GmbH.

VPT Recognized for Excellence by Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems

BLACKSBURG, VA, October 12, 2010 – VPT, Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI), received a 3- Star Supplier Excellence Award in September from Raytheon Company. Raytheon Company presented 2010 Supplier Excellence Awards to 34 companies for their exceptional performance in supporting the company’s Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) business.

VPT Featured in Article on Radiation Hardened Electronics

June 23, 2010 - In the current issue of Military & Aerospace Electronics magazine, VPT’s team provides technical information and market insight for John McHale’s article ”Radiation-Hardened Electronics Technology Remains Stable Amid Steady Demand in the Space Market.” Excerpt: “The hottest market shift is a huge demand for rad-hard point-of-load converters that can be used in conjunction with traditional isolated [...]

VPT Offers New EMI Filter, Meets Avionics/Defense Standards in Europe & US

BLACKSBURG, VA, June 1, 2010 – VPT, Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI), has introduced a new EMI (electromagnetic interference) filter and transient suppressor module for distributed power systems. The new VPTc10-28 EMI filter satisfies strict reliability requirements for commercial avionics and military systems in the U.S. and Europe.

VPT Boosts Virginia Tech Space Research Program

VPT recently donated $15,000 to the Virginia Tech Electrical and Computer Engineering (VT ECE) Department. In the photo, VPT’s President Dr. Dan Sable presents the donation to Professor Scott Bailey in the Virginia Tech University Laboratory for Remote Sensing and Aeronomy. Pictured behind the check is a space telescope that is part of the NASA [...]

VPT Adds Several New Modules To DC-DC Power Converter Series

BLACKSBURG, VA, April 13, 2010 – VPT Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI), today announced that several new modules are available for the DVFL, DVTR, and DVHFSeries DC-DC power converter product lines. The new output voltages on these modules satisfy the reliability requirements and varying output voltage needs of the newest avionics and military electronics. [...]

VPT Introduces the First 100K Rad Hard Point of Load DC-DC Converter

Off-the-shelf and Ready for Rugged Duty in Space Environments BLACKSBURG, VA, March 16, 2010 – VPT Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI), today announced the availability of a new point-of-load power converter designed and manufactured for the extreme environment of space. The new SVGA Series point-of-load DC-DC converter delivers extremely high efficiency at a cost [...]