About Magna-Power

Our Mission

To design and deliver rugged programmable power products, built in the USA to the highest quality standards through a vertically integrated manufacturing process.

Delivery of 1.5 MW Power Supply for NASA

Delivery of 1,500 kW programmable DC power supply system to NASA for future propulsion systems

Our Vision

Magna-Power designs and manufactures robust programmable power products in the USA that set industry standards for quality, size, and control. Our experience in power electronics is reflected in our 1.25 kW to 3,000 kW+ product line, 150,000+ product configurations, quality service, and reputation for reliability.

At Magna-Power, we believe that delivering the broadest and most configurable range of highly sophisticated programmable power products requires:

  • Design synergies across both hardware and software platforms, ensuring scalability and continual improvement across all products
  • Complete control of the manufacturing process, with ongoing investment in machinery and automation to vertically integrate
  • Housing all operations under one-roof, to ensure cross-collaboration between engineering and manufacturing
  • A dynamic, ambitious team with unique opportunities for growth

Quick Facts

  • Founded in 1981
  • Flemington, NJ Headquarters
  • ~100 employees
  • 73,500 sq-ft facility
  • 10,000+ customers
  • 40,000+ products delivered
  • Distribution in 40+ countries
  • Privately-held

Our Story

Founded in 1981 originally with the intent of being a power electronics, lighting, and magnetics research and development company, Magna-Power pivoted several times before becoming the high-power product-based manufacturer that it is today. Learn more about the company's story and the path that eventually led it to the vertically integrated volume manufacturer that it is today.

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From startups to the world’s largest companies

Thousands of companies in over 40 countries rely on Magna-Power to power their innovation, manufacturing, products, and research.

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Our Advanced Facilities

Company-owned custom-designed 73,500 sq-ft manufacturing facility to house Magna-Power's vertically integrated operations.

Magna-Power Headquarters

Headquarters

Flemington, New Jersey USA

39 Royal Road
Flemington, NJ 08822
United States of America

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Vertically Integrated USA Manufacturing

Magna-Power Electronics products are proudly made in the USA at the company's headquarters in Flemington, New Jersey. All engineering, manufacturing and North America product servicing is performed at the company's headquarters.

With significant investment in machinery, automation, and processes, Magna-Power Electronics utilizes vertical integration in its manufacturing operations for complete control over quality, cost, and lead-time of its made-to-order products. Vertical integration enables Magna-Power to manufacture a very broad line of sophisticated electronic products, while still maintaining industry leading lead-times. As the company has grown, more operations have been internalized, some of which include:

  • Research and development
  • Magnetics winding
  • Magnetic core punching and cutting
  • Full sheet metal operations and powder coating
  • EDM and CNC machining
  • Cable harnessing
  • Powder coating
  • Air- and water-cooled heat-sink fabrication
  • Surface-mount and through-hole PCB assembly
  • Final assembly, testing, and burn-in

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Meet Our Leadership Team

Meet the leaders who are driving our continuous innovation.

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    Adam Pitel

    Chief Executive Officer

    Adam Pitel joined Magna-Power Electronics as Director of Business Development in 2008, where he developed the Magna-Power brand through strategic marketing and by establishing a network of over 40 North American representatives, distribution channels in over 50 countries, and Magna-Power sales offices in Germany, the United Kingdom, and China. In the role of Vice President of Operations, Adam established new manufacturing methods to dramatically improve product lead times and scale up operations with the company's growth and new product introductions.

    Today, Adam serves as CEO of Magna-Power, driving the company's mission of quality, innovation, and continuous improvement through his oversight across the company's diverse operations.

    Adam received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Bucknell University and the M.Eng degree from Princeton University. He served on the planning committee for the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) for over 10 years, founded the power electronics digital publication EE Power, and in 2021 was named New Jersey 40 Under Forty by NJBIZ.

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    Grant Pitel

    Chief Technology Officer

    Grant Pitel received the B.S. degree from Cornell University at Ithaca, NY, in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, where he concentrated on digital signal processing. He received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a research focus on digital control in power electronics and life-cycle behavior of lithium ion batteries. Before joining Magna-Power Electronics, Grant was a Senior Engineer at PC Krause and Associates and attended a three month internship at Google’s Platforms Division in Mountain View, CA.

    He was a finalist in the 2002 Cornell Big Red Venture Business Idea Competition, received the IEEE IAS Myron Zucker Student design award in 2003, was a 2004 Energy Star Efficiency Challenge winner, and received the 2005 Grainger Outstanding Power Engineer award. He has written 5 first author publications and actively volunteers for the Industrial Applications Society (IAS) and Power Electronics Society (PELs). He serves on multiple committees and is the past Chairman for the Industrial Power Converter Committee (IPCC).

    Grant joined Magna-Power as Director of Engineering and later as Vice President of Engineering where he was instrumental in creating the MagnaLOAD DC electronic load product load line, bringing digital control to Magna-Power, and developing an engineering workflow and review system to scale up the company's engineering team.

    Now in the role of CTO, Grant oversees all engineering and software activities at Magna-Power, including new product development and internal company technologies.

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    Ira J. Pitel

    Founder and Engineer

    Ira J. Pitel received the B.S. degree from Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, the M.S. degree from Bucknell University, and the Ph.D. Degree from Carnegie-Mellon University. From 1973 to 1976, he worked for GTE Sylvania researching high-frequency ballasting techniques for gaseous discharge lighting. He joined Bell Laboratories in 1978 and Exxon Enterprises in 1979. At Exxon, he was involved in high-power converter structures for ac motor drives and controlled lighting. In 1981, he founded Magna-Power Electronics.

    Ira holds 28 patents in the field of power electronics and is co-recipient of the 1995 Society Prize Paper Award of the Industry Applications Society. He was honored as the Rutgers Outstanding Engineering Alumnus in 2000. He received the 2008 Gerald Kliman Innovator Award. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and has served in many IEEE capacities including Society President of the Industry Applications Society. He is a member of the Eta Kappa Nu and Tau Beta Pi.

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    Ryan Roberts

    Director of Human Resources

    Ryan attended Drexel University where he received a B.S. Degree in Human Resources Management and a minor in Psychology. He started his career in a family-owned business where he learned from the “ground up” and successfully became the General Manager, along with obtaining his CDL Class B license. 

    Over his career, Ryan has held Manager and Director level positions at various high-tech and manufacturing organizations. 

    At Magna-Power, Ryan is responsible for helping develop the company's talented team, including: employee recruitment, benefits development and administration, employee relations, labor law compliance, and safety along with training and compensation analysis.

    Ryan has been a member of the Society for Human Resources Management since 1995.

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    Berjot Jean-Pierre

    Director of Manufacturing

    Berjot graduated from Sainte Trinité Electrical School of Port au Prince, Haiti in 1987. From 1988 to 2004 he worked as the Vice Principal of Jean Narcisse College in Port au Prince, Haiti. In addition, he developed and supervised the installation of several off-grid power systems for residential homes in Haiti. He moved to the United States in June 2004 and joined Magna-Power Electronics in 2005. Starting as an electromechanical assembler at Magna-Power, he became an expert in Magna-Power's manufacturing processes, critical to the on-going quality improvement. After serving as Production Manager of Assembly for 6 years, Berjot took on the role of Director of Manufacturing, overseeing the company's manufacturing processes, commitment to quality, and on-time delivery.

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    Jignesh Patel

    Planning & Materials Manager

    Jignesh Patel joined Magna-Power in 2011, initially in production. With strong attention to detail, Jignesh transitioned into inventory management and eventually as production planner, planning both made to order and made to stock assemblies. Now in the role of Planning & Materials Manager, Jignesh oversees made-to-stock and made-to-order work order planning, inventory and logistics.

    Prior to Magna-Power, Jignesh worked at 3M and Johnson & Johnson, where he developed expertise in supply chain management in a manufacturing setting.

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    Michelle Frost

    Controller

    Michelle Frost has over 30 years experience at various internal positions in the electronics manufacturing industry. Michelle joined Magna-Power Electronics in 1996; her strong attention to detail has facilitated company growth.

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    Stephen Rutkowski

    Production Manager: Magnetics

    Stephen joined Magna-Power in 2010. Steve oversees all aspects of Magna-Power's Magnetics department, including: winding, brazing, welding, core fabrication, and varnishing. In addition, with his high mechanical proficiency, Steve also oversees facilities and machinery maintenance. 

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    Larry Motsinger

    Production Manager: Sheet Metal

    Larry joined Magna-Power in 2004. Larry oversees Magna-Power's Sheet Metal department, which includes punching, bending, sanding, powder coating, PEM® insertion and robotic heat sink fabrication. 

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    Tommy Ruiz

    Production Manager: Final Assembly

    Tommy Ruiz attended the State University of Guayaquil, studying medicine. Tommy Ruiz became Production Manager after over 12 years of experience within Magna-Power's Final Assembly department. Tommy Ruiz drives Magna-Power's culture of continuous improvement through training, quality control, and implementation of new production processes. In addition, he works between Magna-Power's sales and planning team to ensure proper scheduling and on-time delivery in accordance with the company's commitments to its customers.

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    Ricky Bennett

    Production Manager: PCB & Sub-Assembly

    Ricky grew up in Weymouth Dorset, UK and attended Bournemouth University, receiving his Masters in Electronic and Mechanical design and a PhD in Engineering Management. Working for British Aerospace as a research and development scientist he specialized in Under Water Weapons and Anti Submarine Warfare before joining DEK Printing machines, overseeing the implementation of Surface Mount Technology printer and process technology.

    He moved to the United States in 1995 as part of a global expansion of DEK, overseeing the implementation of Global Applications Engineering groups and Managing Corporate Technical Accounts. He also headed up the Advanced Product Development group, focusing on next generation unique and novel product development for surface mount and semiconductor manufacturing processes.

    Prior to joining Magna-Power, he served as a global manufacturing consultant within the field of assembly processes the intention of developing new products or techniques to enable next generation product development. Such developments were Nano Technology coatings, high speed tooling systems for chip manufacturing. He holds several patents and has authored papers for IPC Apex convention and several publications and served as a task member for IPC developing SMT Stencil manufacturing guidelines.

    His personal interests, are playing soccer, helicopter pilot, NASM certified fitness trainer, NASM certified nutrition specialist and acoustic guitar song writing.

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    Shane Yates

    Production Manager: Machining

    Shane Yates joined Magna-Power in 2018 as a seasoned CNC Machinist. With his 14 years of experience in manufacturing and a strong background in CNC machining, programming, fixturing and tooling, Shane quickly made an impact within the department. His overall knowledge in machining and metal fabrication has allowed Magna-Power to increase efficiency and quality production of our machined parts, as well as our welding process. He is also well versed in MIG, TIG and Stick welding. Shane oversees our Machining department, which includes various CNC and EDM equipment, welding and specialty packaging fabrication.

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    Pritesh Mistry

    Testing Manager

    Pritesh Mistry received the Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics and Communication from DDIT University, Nadiad, Gujarat, India. Before moving to United States of America in 2005, he worked for a UPS and Inverter manufacturing company in India as field service technician. Pritesh joined Magna-Power Electronics in 2005 and has worked in a variety of different technical positions within the company.

    Pritesh serves as testing manager, overseeing final test and burn-in of all Magna-Power products, along with interfacing with the engineering department on new prototype validation and test procedure development.

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    Bob Collins

    Managing Director

    Bob Collins has extensive experience spanning 8 years working at the Ministry of Defence on high energy pulsed power systems and 27 years of working in the field of programmable power supplies. In the later, he sold in the UK & EMEA territories, where he successfully established distribution networks for various North American companies. Bob joined Magna-Power Electronics Limited in Reading, United Kingdom as Managing Director. He has specialist knowledge of high and low voltage DC power supplies, AC sources, and electronic loads.  

    In his rare spare time, he really enjoys playing golf trying to get his handicap down from 12, which he has been stuck on for the past 5 years.

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    Xiaoke Li

    Managing Director

    Xiaoke Li has over 17 years of experience in the test and measurement industry with industry leaders. He has successfully developed a high performance channel selling system, providing strong organic growth within China. He has strong technical knowledge on DC programmable power supplies, AC sources and electronic loads, with application knowledge within: aerospace, semiconductor, automotive and renewable energy. Xiaoke joined Magna-Power Electronics Co. Ltd in Beijing, China as Managing Director in 2018, to facilitate continued growth for Magna-Power in China.

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    Emily La Spisa

    Quality & Process Control Manager

    Emily La Spisa received the M.Eng. in Systems Engineering and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University. Before joining Magna-Power, Emily worked at Keurig Green Mountain (now Keurig Dr Pepper) and CONMED, where she gained expertise in testing manufacturing improvements.

    Emily joined Magna-Power Electronics as a Manufacturing Process Engineer in 2019. Today, Emily serves as the Quality & Process Control Manager, driving continuous improvement of documentation, communication between engineering and production, and quality and manufacturing processes.

    Emily holds a Six Sigma Black Belt.

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