International Rectifier (IR) (Symbol:IRF--NYSE) provides enabling technologies for products that work smarter, run cooler, and raise the world's productivity-per-watt. The world's largest industry is electronics, and over the long term, global demand for power electronics makes IR's role more important and our contribution more valuable. IR is powering the next generation of servers and computers, cars, satellites, and home appliances. We set performance and architecture standards for power electronics across a broad spectrum, and we're lengthening our competitive lead:
- IR technology makes variable-speed operation practical and affordable for everything from conveyor belts to washing machines.
- We allow laptop computers to run longer.
- We're raising the bar for vehicle performance and fuel economy with electronic steering and a host of other advances.
International Rectifier is delivering enabling power technology to a host of industries including automotive, consumer, computer/peripheral, industrial, lighting, telecom and government/space. Today, we're the only company in the world to design and manufacture solutions addressing the entire power conversion process that transforms crude electricity into clean, usable power.
Global Manufacturing Capabilities
International Rectifier is a global manufacturer with major ISO-9001-certified wafer fabrication and assembly facilities totaling more than 800,000 square feet, located close to customers around the world. The largest of IR's manufacturing sites are in the U.S., Mexico, United Kingdom, Germany, and Italy.