VPT, Inc Celebrates 25th Anniversary

BLACKSBURG, VA, September 12, 2018 – VPT, Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI), celebrates its milestone 25th Anniversary this year. Throughout the last quarter century, VPT has grown to become a global leader in providing power conversion solutions for use in avionics, military, space, and industrial applications, with an extensive range of award-winning DC-DC converters, [...]

VPT’s Design for A New Power Converter with Gate Driving Awarded US Patent

At VPT we are constantly developing new and innovative power conversion solutions for use in avionics, military, space, and industrial applications. We are proud to announce that one of our recent breakthrough designs has earned a US patent. This is a testament to the ingenuity and expertise of our engineers who continually push the boundaries [...]

Virginia Tech Global Entrepreneur Challenge 2018

The ninth annual Virginia Tech Global Entrepreneur Challenge begins this week as students and recent graduates from universities across the globe will ultimately present a business model to a panel of judges. The challenge encourages students to develop their entrepreneurial ideas and exercise their creativity. VPT is proud to help sponsor this event that fosters [...]

How2Power Covers VPT’s Rad Hard POLs

July, 2018 – How2Power, the website created to help electronics and electrical engineers solve real-world design challenges in power conversion, featured information on VPT’s recently released SVPL Series of point of load power converters. The article includes information on the design features, including the benefits derived from the SVPL Series’ use of Renasas ISL700x family [...]

SAE International Article Features Space Debris Removal Mission with VPT on Board

July, 2018- Courtney Howard of SAE International reported on a mission called RemoveDEBRIS which is one of the first operations to tackle the problems associated with equipment debris orbiting the Earth. The article covers the many organizations involved in the RemoveDEBRIS mission, the importance of the mission, and explains the functionality of the satellite. The [...]

VPT Introduces Radiation Hardened Point of Load Converters

BLACKSBURG, VA, June 27, 2018 – VPT, Inc. (VPT®), a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI), today announced the availability of its SVPL Series of space-qualified point of load DC-DC converters. Covering an input voltage range of 3.1 to 13.2 V and available in 6, 9, and 12 A output surface-mount options, the SVPL products are designed [...]

Technical Video Library Accessibility

We appreciate being members of the engineering community and providing helpful technical resources to other engineers around the world. In order to open these tools to people everywhere, we’ve recently added closed captioning to the majority of our technical videos on our YouTube channel (VPTTECH). The VPT technical videos cover a multitude of topics that [...]

Comprehensive Quality Control Drives High Product Reliability

VPT proudly manufactures power conversion solutions for critical power systems in avionics, military, and space applications. Client feedback lauds VPT for having the industry’s best control processes, product reliability, and overall satisfaction. This is a result of many factors that are all bound together with VPT’s proactive quality control program. Strict adherence to this program, [...]

Exploring VPT’s Role in Ground-Breaking Space Programs

We are amid a time of monumental importance for space technology and exploration. In the past few years alone, we’ve seen remarkable first-time accomplishments by both commercial and government space organizations, witnessing the first successful launch and landing of reusable rockets, the very first up-close images of Pluto, and the first launch of an asteroid [...]

Advancements in Electronics Packaging: How V-SHIELD® Offers Superior Operation

As a global leader in power conversion solutions for use in avionics, military, space, and industrial applications, VPT, Inc. understands the severe environments our products are destined to encounter. Extreme salt, air, pressure, and temperature conditions are just a few of the scenarios our DC-DC converters, EMI filters, and accessory power products regularly experience. Some [...]

VPT Recognized for Supplier Excellence by L3

L3 Space & Sensors has awarded VPT the Distinguished Supplier Award for Outstanding On-Time Delivery.  VPT is one of only three suppliers to receive this award for supplier performance in 2017.  The award acknowledges VPT’s commitment to delivering products to customers on time. L3 Space & Sensors (Cincinnati Electronics) is a leader in military and [...]

VPT’s Dan Sable Inducted into Virginia Tech’s Academy of Engineering Excellence

May 1, 2018 — VPT’s Co-founder and CEO, Dr. Dan Sable, was one of six Virginia Tech alumni to be inducted into VT’s College of Engineering Academy of Engineering Excellence last week. The academy was founded in 1999 by former Dean of the College of Engineering, F. William Stephenson, as well as the college’s advisory [...]

VPT Appoints Solid State Supplies for Product Distribution in the UK

BLACKSBURG, VA, April 16, 2018 – VPT, Inc. (VPT®), a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI), today announced that it has entered into an exclusive distributor agreement with Solid State Supplies Ltd for VPT’s high reliability power conversion products in the UK and Ireland markets. As a division of Solid State Plc (AIM: SOLI), Solid State Supplies [...]

VPT Presents at Space Parts Working Group 2018

April 11, 2018 – VPT’s Vice President of Engineering, Leonard Leslie, presented company and space components updates today to the attendees at the 47th annual Space Parts Working Group in Torrance, CA. Guests included members from government agencies, prime system contractors and subcontractors, part suppliers, and laboratories.  The Space Parts Working Group (SPWG) is sponsored [...]