Virginia Transformer Corporation is “the engineering firm that makes transformers.” With a history in custom design and construction of power transformers since 1971, we have firmly established ourselves as one of the leading U.S. transformer manufacturers. Our four, soon to be five, state of the art North American facilities produce power transformers for any conceivable application – GSU, substations, auto-transformers, grounding transformers, pad mounted, drive duty, rectifier, exciter, and voltage regulator. –Our product line runs from 300 kVA up to 400 MVA /525 kV class for core type liquid filled, 1,400 MVA / 500kV shell type liquid filled and up to 20 MVA/35 kV for dry type.
Our Vision is to be an internationally recognized manufacturer and supplier of high-quality specialized power transformers, associated equipment and services by fulfilling our commitments to the customer and our employees through continued growth and improvement.
We pride ourselves on premium quality, customer service, and our expert engineering staff that works from 15,000 archived designs to assist us in designing the perfect transformer to meet your specific needs. We supply transformers for utility, industrial, transit, commercial, and alternative energy markets. We are engineers making transformers for engineers.
To build the most reliable power transformer, designed and manufactured by engineers and technicians using time-tested processes; to train and develop our employees to provide a premium product, ensuring defect-free performance on time to every customer.
As we look to the future, our focus on perfection, customer service, ownership cost, and on-time delivery of power transformers remains the same. As our client base continues to expand, the VTC team is committed to maintaining quality and customer service.
Virginia Transformer is the largest US-owned manufacturer of transformers in North America. We have more than five decades of experience in the custom design and manufacturing of power transformers. That experience extends across every market – utility, industrial, commercial, alternative energy, marine/offshore, transit, and data centers. Wherever electrical power needs to be generated, transmitted, or distributed, you’ll find our transformers in operation. We offer solutions for the widest range of markets and applications of any power transformer company in North America. Whatever your needs are, we can supply the perfect power transformer to meet them.
Virginia Transformer is a privately held company with approximately 2200 employees.
VTC ESTABLISHED AND INCORPORATED
During the ‘70s, our customer base and product scope became more diverse, adding rectifier-duty transformers and reactors for adjustable-frequency drives and NEMA RI9 extra heavy-duty traction for metro rails. Most major urban transit systems in the United States use transformers built by VTC.
ACHIEVED ISO CERTIFICATION AND COMPANY EXPANSION
The ‘90s witnessed our entry into the demanding utility market, as customers sought to find additional suppliers for their requirements of high quality and cost efficiency. During this decade, VTC moved to a new facility and its current corporate headquarters – a 120,000-square-foot, custom-designed facility for modern transformer manufacturing. VTC further expanded in 1995 by adding a manufacturing facility in Chihuahua, Mexico. This state-of-the-art, 60,000-square-foot operation, designed from the ground up as a transformer plant, has been ISO-certified since inception. Visiting customers have proclaimed it to be one of the finest facilities for manufacturing transformers in North America.
GTC GRAND RE-OPENING
EXPAND PRODUCT RANGE THRU ALLIANCE WITH GTC
With the addition of GTC, the VTC family became the largest power transformer corporation by annual capacity in North America. With over 250 experienced engineers using over 15,000 designs, five integrated transformer facilities with state-of-the-art equipment, and a manufacturing area of 667,000 square feet and 47,000 MVA annual capacity, we provide power transformers up to 1,400MVA 500kV to utilities and industrial markets in North America. Utilizing new technology, advanced equipment, and highly qualified and experienced engineers, we provide the most reliable products and the shortest lead times in the industry.
CEO PRABHAT JAIN TAKES THE HELM AND EXPANDS PRODUCT LINE
Beginning in the ‘80s, our current CEO, Prabhat Jain, took the helm at VTC. Our product range was further expanded to include industrial and commercial power transformers for small power applications, including those with automatic load-tap-changing requirements, and our trademarked fully encapsulated coil UNIClad® (dry-type) transformer.
ANOTHER FACILITY ADDED
VTC acquired its third plant from UST West in 2003. The plant can produce 230kV at 1050kV BIL, making it the best-equipped 230kV, 200MVA plant in North America.
OPENED SEPARATE FACILITY FOR TANK FAB
A new facility was developed 11 miles from the Roanoke, VA plant in Troutville. The tank fabrication, sandblasting, and paint process were relocated to the new facility in December of 2013. The tank fabrication plant is equipped with a welding robot that delivers leak-free welds, downdraft sandblasting booth for safety, and an SP-10 finish per SSPC standards for premium paint adhesion.
GTC RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY
Our strategy is to create a culture of customer commitment and continuous improvement by maintaining a safe, efficient, and satisfying workplace for our employees. To do this, we must be mindful corporate citizens by respecting the environment and the laws of the location where we are located and where our products are being used.
VTC is building a second, 300,000-square-foot transformer manufacturing facility in Chihuahua, Mexico. This plant will open in February 2023 and will incorporate best-in-class design, manufacturing technology, and assembly automation. It will manufacture small-power, E2X series oil-filled and dry-type transformers for all of our markets.