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Wakefield Thermal New Headquarters

Wakefield Thermal New Headquarters

For 2021, Wakefield Thermal invested $15 million dollars into a new global headquarters. The facility will be located on Northwest Blvd in Nashua, NH. The 80,000SF building will house Wakefield Thermal’s global logistics, new product development center and commercial & industrial thermal manufacturing. The move to the new location includes a state-of-the-art technology development lab and dedicated new product machining cell.

AS9100 Certification Granted to Wakefield Thermal Raleigh

Wakefield Thermal, a leading manufacturer of complete thermal management solutions , is pleased to announce its certification to AS9100 Quality Management System (QMS) for Aviation, Space and Defense organizations. Certification to this quality standard positions Wakefield Thermal’s Raleigh facility to expand its growth in an elite class of supply chain manufacturers that are registered to this rigorous Aerospace and Defense standard.

2AS9100 Certification Granted
2AS9100 Certification Granted

AS9100 Certification Granted to Wakefield Thermal Raleigh

Wakefield Thermal, a leading manufacturer of complete thermal management solutions , is pleased to announce its certification to AS9100 Quality Management System (QMS) for Aviation, Space and Defense organizations. Certification to this quality standard positions Wakefield Thermal’s Raleigh facility to expand its growth in an elite class of supply chain manufacturers that are registered to this rigorous Aerospace and Defense standard.

Wakefield Thermal 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award

Wakefield Thermal Awarded 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award

Wakefield Thermal was awarded a 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award by Raytheon for a 2016 Quantitative Supplier Performance Rating of 98.4% (Quality + Delivery), in support of the AMDR (Air & Missile Defense Radar)

Wakefield Adds New Vacuum and Dip Brazing

Wakefield Thermal Enhances Capabilities in Vacuum and Dip Brazing with Acquisition of Dover, New Hampshire’s Costello/April Design

Wakefield Thermal, a global leader in thermal management solutions, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Dover, New Hampshire based vacuum and dip brazing company, Costello/April Design (C/A Design).

Wakefield Partnership with Sandia

Breakthrough Heat Exchanger Changes Cooling Landscape

The Sandia Cooler is a breakthrough air-cooled heat exchanger with a novel design offering many advantages over existing products. It’s on its way to dramatically altering the air-cooling landscape in computing and microelectronics, and has many other potential applications. 

 Wakefield Thermal Enters Into an Exclusive Partnership

Wakefield Thermal Enters Into an Exclusive Partnership with Heitec AG to Expand Electronic Packaging Systems Product Portfolio

Wakefield Thermal, a global leader in thermal management solutions, has announced an exclusive strategic partnership with Heitec AG, a recognized leader in electronic packaging systems (EPS), to sell and service the Heitec product line to the North American market.

Wakefield and Vette  merge into one Company

Wakefield Thermal moves forward with integrated operations, a single dedicated sales force and a new company website

The new Wakefield Thermal website is designed for our customer and sales professionals, with a logical organization and navigation structure that is easier to use. An attractive contemporary look that includes facility, process and product images makes the site interesting and engaging. Users quickly and easily find information they are looking for through drop down menus or with a comprehensive search function.

Integration

Vetter Corp/Wakefield Thermal Solution Integration Moves Forward

April 24, 2012 — The Heico Companies announced the acquisition of substantially all of the assets and operations of Vette Corp and the plan to integrate operations of Wakefield Thermal Solutions and Vette Corp.  

New logo for Merged Companies

Wakefield-Vette Announces Consolidated Operations with a New Name and Logo

September 6, 2012 — The merger of our two companies, Wakefield and Vette Corp into a single entity, Wakefield-Vette, is being completed.

The Heico Companies Acquires Vette Corp

Portsmouth, NH, April 24, 2012 - The Heico Companies has completed the acquisition of substantially all the assets and operations of Vette Corp, including Coolcentric, a division of Vette Corp.

The Heico Companies Acquire Vette Corp.
Wakefield Top 5 Fastest Growing Company

Wakefield Solutions, Inc. Listed on Business NH Magazine Top 5 Fastest Growing Companies in New Hampshire

Each year, the editors at Business NH Magazine survey hundreds of privately held companies across the state, requesting company figures for the past three fiscal years. Companies are then ranked and published in NH Top 100 Private Companies. Each year since participating Wakefield has been on this list.

New 500 ton Aluminum Extrusion Press

Wakefield Solutions, Inc. Adds a 500 Ton Aluminum Extrustion Press

Wakefield Solutions, Inc., one of North America’s oldest and largest aluminum extruders is pleased to announce the addition of a 500 ton aluminum extrusion press to be installed and operating at our Pelham, New Hampshire operations.

Wakefield Introduces Thermovations Engineering Platform

Wakefield Solutions Introduces Thermovations Engineering Platform

Wakefield Solutions, Pelham, New Hampshire is pleased to launch a new engineering group that will provide existing and new customers with additional thermal management solutions to improve their products performance. Wakefield Thermovations is introduced to deliver new product and service developments and advancements to our customers’ thermal and mechanical engineering teams.  

$50,000 GRANT FROM SYRACUSE CENTER OF EXCELLENCE

Vetter Corp Announces $50,000 Grant from Syracuse Center of Excellence for Product Commercialization Program

July 27, 2010—Vette Corp, a leading global provider of data center thermal management solutions, today announced that it has been awarded $50,000 in funding through the Commercialization Assistance Program (CAP) by the Syracuse Center of Excellence (CoE).

Wakefield Acquires Midwest Aluminum Inc.

Wakefield Solutions, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Midwest Aluminum, Inc.

Wakefield Solutions, Pelham, New Hampshire, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Midwest Aluminum, Inc., based in Withee, Wisconsin. Wakefield Solutions is one of North America’s oldest and largest thermal management and aluminum extrusion companies. Midwest Aluminum is a high quality, aluminum extruder manufacturer with an experienced, customer-focused team that has a solid reputation in the Midwest region.

COOLCENTRIC DRAMATICALLY REDUCES SOARING DATA CENTER COOLING COSTS BY 60 PERCENT

Coolcentric Dramatically Reduces Soaring Data Center Cooling Costs by 60 Percent

Feb. 16, 2010 — Coolcentric™, a new division of Vette Corp. ® , announces that its award-winning LiquiCool® systems have been proven to significantly reduce energy consumption by cooling units by up to 90 percent and to lower total data center cooling costs by as much as 60 percent. Coolcentric also announces that Vette Corp. has acquired U.S. patents for cooling IT rack technology. 

The Heico Companies Acquire Vette Corp.

The Heico Companies Acquires Vette Corp

Portsmouth, NH, April 24, 2012 - The Heico Companies has completed the acquisition of substantially all the assets and operations of Vette Corp, including Coolcentric, a division of Vette Corp.

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