Dutch subsidiary PBF delivers Power Electronics prototype for aviation applications
Brunnthal/Munich, Germany, April 20, 2017 – PBF Group B.V., Dutch subsidiary of SFC Energy AG, a leading provider of hybrid power solutions to the stationary and mobile power generation markets, announces the delivery of a first series of power supply prototypes to be used in commercial aircrafts. The delivery builds on a prior development order and has a total value of EUR 0.5 mio. Over the coming months, the customer will qualify the prototype power supplies in the application. Commercialization of the new power supply is expected for 2018.
PBF has designed the exclusive, customized power supply solutions specifically for galley systems operated on board of commercial airplanes. Galley systems are used to store, prepare and serve food and beverages on board. The power supply solutions ensure safe, reliable and highly efficient in-flight operation of the devices.
“High performance systems require highly specialized power supplies. Commercial aviation is just one of the applications, where our customized power supplies add significant benefits to the performance, reliability and lifetime of on-board equipment”, says Hans Pol, CSO of SFC Energy. “Our power supplies are also very attractive for submarines and fighter jets as well as for highly sensitive high-performance instruments like electron microscopes, laser and semiconductor manufacturing equipment. Customers especially appreciate our expertise to provide customized design, qualification and production all in our own company, fast and efficiently.”
Additional information on SFC Energy, PBF, and SFC Group’s portfolio of power electronics and power generation products at www.sfc.com and www.pbfgroup.nl.
About SFC Energy Group
SFC Energy AG is a leading provider of hybrid solutions to the stationary and portable power generation markets. SFC is the number one supplier of fuel cells, with over 36,000 fuel cells sold to date. The Company has award-winning products and serves a range of applications in the Oil & Gas, Security & Industry and Consumer markets. The Company is headquartered in Brunnthal/Munich, Germany, operates production facilities in the Netherlands, Romania, and Canada, and sales offices in the U.S and Canada. SFC Energy AG is listed on the Deutsche Boerse Prime Standard (WKN: 756857 ISIN: DE0007568578).