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Electrical Equipment

Company Overview of Vacon Oyj

Company Overview

Vacon Oyj develops, manufactures, and sells AC drives and inverters worldwide. The company’s AC drives are used to control the speed of an electrical motor in various industry segments and civil engineering; and inverters are used in the production of renewable energy based on the AC drive technology. Its AC drives are used in pumps, fans, elevators, escalators, conveyors, and compressors, as well as wind and solar power plants. The company’s products also comprise solar inverters and wind power converters. In addition, it provides engineering, start-up, maintenance, upgrade, spare parts, customer support, and training services. The company sells its products directly to end users, as well a...

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Vaasa,  65380


Founded in 1993

1,598 Employees


358 2012 121


358 2012 12205

Key Executives for Vacon Oyj

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 59
Executive Vice President of Product Operations
Age: 50
General Counsel and Secretary
Age: 48
Head of Investor Relations
Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Age: 52
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Vacon Oyj Key Developments

Vacon Oyj Unsponsored ADR To Be deleted from Other OTC

Vacon Oyj Unsponsored ADR (Finland) will be deleted from Other OTC, effective August 23, 2016. The deletion was due to termination of ADR/GDR program.

Vacon Oyj To Be Deleted From Other OTC

Vacon Oyj ordinary shares will be deleted from Other OTC, effective April 1, 2016. The deletion was due to inactive security.

Vacon Launches New Compact NXC Drive

Vacon® introduced the NXC Drive – an enclosed, variable-speed AC drive for high-power applications that is also one of the most compact of its type on the market. Designed to meet demanding requirements for flexibility and robustness, the NXC is available in NEMA 1 and NEMA 12 variations. Ideal for use in the mining, oil and gas, water and wastewater industries, typical applications for the NXC include: pumps and fans, extruders, main propulsion and bow thrusters, conveyers and crushers, feeders and mixes, winches, compressors, test benches, static power supply and industrial elevators. The NXC is available with a standard diode front end, or with an active front end when there are requirements for low harmonic and/or the capability of regenerating 100% of its power back to the incoming line. The Vacon NXC is exceptionally user friendly. The control compartment is easily accessible for relays, auxiliary terminals and other equipment, with ample space for connecting power cables. It includes Vacon’s handy keypad on the door with additional options for indicators, meters and switches. Enclosures are simple to install with lifting lugs include. Bottom plates and earthing clamps for 360-degree earthing of motor cables are provided as standard. Reliable thermal handling for the enclosure guarantees extended lifetime of the frequency converter and ensures that challenging environments don’t impact application processes or disturb other electrical equipment. Approved EMC solutions ensure reliable operation of the converter without disturbing other electrical equipment. Other technical features include: Power range of 110 kW to 2 MW; Voltage ranges of 380-500 V, 525-690 V; Rittal TS8 frame; and EMC approved (EN61800-3, 2nd env.).

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