Power-management technology supplier International Rectifier of El Segundo, Calif., announced April 8 the opening of a new factory dedicated to the design and manufacturing of products for space, aerospace, military and heavy industrial applications.

The 3,250-square meter site is located in San Jose, Calif., and is expected to play a pivotal role in manufacturing rugged, highly reliable DC-DC converters for aerospace, military and industrial customers, International Rectifier said in a release.