Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (NasdaqGM: AEIS), a leader in power conversion solutions, today announced it is celebrating 30 years in business. Founded in 1981 as a start-up idea introducing switchmode power technology to the semiconductor processing market, the company has consistently been a leader in power conversion products used in thin-films manufacturing and renewable-energy generation. In the past three decades, the company has shipped more than 1.3 million products to a diverse customer base around the world.

"We are proud to celebrate this milestone in our company's history. It is a testament to our founders and the vision they set into motion 30 years ago that we've successfully built upon their strong foundation and heritage of technology leadership.