Maxwell is a leading developer and manufacturer of innovative, cost-effective, energy storage and power delivery solutions. The company produces and markets three distinct product lines:
- Ultracapacitors for energy storage in a wide range of applications, including hybrid buses, trucks and autos, backup power and power conditioning for wind turbines, UPS and other industrial applications;
- Microelectronics for satellites and spacecraft, and
- High Voltage Capacitors for electric utility infrastructure
Founded in 1965, as provider of contract R&D services to various agencies of the US government, the company began conversion to commercial electronics in the 1990s, and now generates virtually all of its revenue from sales of commercial products. With headquarters in San Diego, CA, European operations in Switzerland, and sales and customer service offices in Germany and China, Maxwell employs more than 400 people worldwide.