Fuji Electric buys Thailand transformer maker

Leveraging Tusco’s manufacturing capabilities, Fuji Electric’s North American customers will gain access to small to mid-sized power transformers

Fuji Electric Co. completed a capital investment to take majority share of Tusco Trafo group, headquartered in Samutprakarn, Thailand, and the new company will be known as Fuji Tusco Co.

The latest move by the power equipment and electronics manufacturer is part of the company’s overall growth plan to expand their electrical substation footprint in both the industrial and utility markets worldwide, and strengthen their position in the global transformer equipment space.

Leveraging Tusco’s manufacturing capabilities, Fuji Electric’s North American customers will gain access to small to mid-sized power transformers up to 300MVA, 245kV.

Production will take place in Fuji Tusco’s manufacturing facility, combining Fuji Electric’s advanced power transformer technology with Tusco’s efficient manufacturing processes. The transformers will be licensed under the Fuji Electric brand name, and will include power transformers, rectifier transformers and furnace transformers up to 300MVA, 245kV. Fuji Electric also offers large power transformers up to 1000MVA, 745kV, which are produced in their Chiba Works factory in Japan.

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