As a capacitor technology innovator, SBE is partnering on next generation system designs for leading edge customers around the world. Let our technology and design team help you optimize your product design vision for the future with the capacitor solution specific to your needs….within expected budget.
SBE Inc. is a leading developer and manufacturer of film capacitor solutions that provide a much higher degree of reliability, higher power density, and simpler cooling infrastructure, in demanding applications, particularly for automotive/transportation, alternative energy, military/aerospace, medical equipment and power supplies/laser. Originally a Sprague Electric Plant, SBE has been manufacturing capacitors for over 50 years producing over a billion capacitors, including the renowned Orange Drop®. With the newer development of its DC Link Filter Power Ring Film Capacitor™, SBE Inc. was recently awarded a $9.1 million grant by the Department of Energy to build a world-class facility for the manufacturing of this line of capacitors used in Drivetrain Inverters for Electric Drive Vehicles. The plant capacity will provide supply for over 100,000 electric drive vehicles within 3 years. The Company’s headquarters, engineering and product development center, and manufacturing operation are located in Barre, Vermont.