About Xantrex Technology
Xantrex Technology provides inverters, chargers, battery solutions, and related products to a variety of mobile end-market applications. The company's products convert raw electrical power from any central, distributed, or backup power source into power required by electronic and electrical equipment. It was founded in 1983 and is based in Burnaby, Canada. In December 2018, Xantrex Technology was acquired by Mission Critical Electronics.
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Xantrex Technology Patents
Xantrex Technology has filed 17 patents.
Electric power conversion, Electrical engineering, Photovoltaics, Transformers (electrical), Electric power distribution
Electric power conversion, Electrical engineering, Photovoltaics, Transformers (electrical), Electric power distribution
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Oct 28, 2023
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The company serves more than 4,700 customers via a diverse rental fleet, in-house equipment manufacturing capabilities and an experienced and knowledgeable sales team. TPR was acquired in partnership with management in 2016 and sold to an affiliate of Tailwind Capital in 2020. Turbine Generator Maintenance, Inc. Turbine Generator Maintenance (TGM) performs turnkey inspections and repairs on steam turbines, combustion turbines, generators and associated equipment for a broad spectrum of customers across the industrial and utility sectors. In addition, the company is one of the first independent service providers to also provide machine shop services for turbine generator systems and parts, thereby providing a compelling value proposition to its clients relative to both OEMs and other independent service companies. TGM was acquired in 2007 and sold to management in 2009. 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Through its Texas ReExcavation LC (T-Rex), Cyclone Services and Kantex subsidiaries, Vac-One provides hydro-excavation services throughout the southern portion of the U.S. Vac-One was sold to an affiliate of Gallant Capital Partners in 2022. Xantrex Technology Inc. Xantrex is a leading supplier of advanced power electronics and controls for the commercial, recreational, and residential markets. The company’s technology is applicable to such emerging technologies as fuel cells, flywheels, solar panels, windmills, and modern batteries, for both grid-connected and off-grid applications. GFI Energy Group acquired Xantrex in 1998, it went public in 2004 (TORONTO: XTX.TO) and was acquired by Schneider Electric in 2008.
Xantrex Technology Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When was Xantrex Technology founded?
Xantrex Technology was founded in 1983.
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Xantrex Technology's headquarters is located at 8555 Baxter Place, Burnaby.
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Xantrex Technology's latest funding round is Acquired.
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Investors of Xantrex Technology include Mission Critical Electronics, EdgeStone Capital Partners, Oaktree Capital Management and GFI Energy Ventures.
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