US-based Virginia Transformer Corporation will be opening its fifth state-of-the-art power transformer manufacturing plant in Chihuahua, MX this year
Roanoke, Va. (Date April, 26, 2022) – In its 50-year history, Roanoke, VA based Virginia Transformer Corporation (VTC) has gone from producing small power transformers in 1980’s to become the largest United States based power transformer OEM, with the largest engineering team in the industry, a 1,800-person team, and with the new addition - 5 transformer manufacturing plants in North America.
To support its continued and accelerating growth, VTC is building a 2nd, 300,000 square foot transformer manufacturing facility in Chihuahua, MX. This plant will incorporate best-in-class design, manufacturing technology and assembly automation and will manufacture small-power, E2X Series oil filled and Dry Type transformers for renewable, Bitcoin, Datacenters, EV Charging, and Utility markets; and medium power transformers up to 100 MVA, 230 kV for utility, Industrial and Renewable markets. The plant will be staffed with 20 + yrs.’ experienced management, technical and engineering teams.
An American-owned, Minority Business Enterprise, Virginia Transformer has leveraged the technical background of its leaders and engineers, giving them the agility to react faster to changing market demands and to the needs of customers and employees. At 50 years, VTC has powered US Utilities, Industrial and Renewable markets.
“Going forward, transformers will continue to be at the heart and soul of transforming energy from sources of creation to sources of consumption, in the changing landscape of energy in North America,” said Mr. Jain. “The United States’ aging energy infrastructure requires many assets to be replaced to enhance grid reliability and security, and Virginia Transformer is a key player in getting that done with 50 years of expertise and innovation in management and technology.”
In 1982 when Mr. Jain joined the company as President, VTC has emerged from a small player to a leadership position. “I came with one expectation – to lead a business,” Mr. Jain said in 1982. Under Jain’s leadership, VTC began to broaden and diversify its customer base and product line, developing new technologies and delivering high-reliability transformers with 60-year service life – the longest in the industry, claiming the market leader that it is today.
About Virginia Transformer Corporation
Virginia Transformer is the largest US-based power transformer OEM and provides custom-engineered power transformers for utility, renewable energy, industrial, mining, oil, and gas, commercial, institutional, specialty, and export markets. Products range in power from 500-kVA to 500 MVA in core type and up to 1400 MVA in Shell type, all up to 525 kV. Their goal is to deliver the perfect transformer for any application.
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