About Vertical Power

    Astronics and Vertical Power

    Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ: ATRO) serves the world’s aerospace, defense, and semiconductor industries with proven, innovative technology solutions. We work side-by-side with customers, integrating our array of power, connectivity, lighting, structure, interior, and test technologies to solve complex challenges. For 50 years, we’ve delivered creative, customer-focused solutions with exceptional responsiveness.

    Astronics acquired the assets of the Vertical Power Electronic Circuit Breaker product line on November 26, 2013. Previously, Vertical Power was a stand-alone company based in Albuquerque, NM. It was founded in 2006 to design and produce Electronic Circuit Breakers for experimental and light sport aircraft. This advanced solid-state technology simplifies electrical system complexity, streamlines wiring installation, reduces pilot workload, and enhances a pilot’s ability to respond to in-flight emergencies.

    The Vertical Power product line is based in Everett, WA.

    More information about Astronics is available at Astronics.com

    Company Timeline

    Astronics Corporation Founded



    Vertical Power Founded in Albuquerque NM

    The VP-X is released



    Astronics acquires Vertical Power product line

    Primary Power System Introduced