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American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC)

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American Superconductor Corporation
64 Jackson Road
Devens, MA 01434
United States - Map
Phone: 978-842-3000
Fax: 978-842-3024

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Diversified Electronics
Full Time Employees:362

Business Summary 

American Superconductor Corporation provides megawatt-scale solutions worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Wind and Grid. The Wind segment enables manufacturers to field wind turbines; provides a range of power electronics and software-based control systems, which are integrated and designed for enhancing performance, efficiency, and grid compatibility; designs and develops onshore and offshore wind turbines; licenses its engineered wind turbine designs; and offers customer support services to wind turbine manufactures. This segment provides its products and services under the Windtec Solutions brand. The Grid segment offers products and services that enable electric utilities and renewable energy project developers to connect, transmit, and distribute power under the Gridtec Solutions brand. It provides transmission planning services that identify power grid constraints; grid interconnection solutions for wind farms and solar power plants, power quality systems, and transmission and distribution cable systems; and D-VAR systems that offer reactive power to stabilize voltage on the grid, as well as to connect wind farms and solar power plants to the power grid. This segment also offers superconductor wire that would be incorporated into various applications, including motors, generators, power cables, and fault current limiters; power cables; and project management services to electric utilities. The company has strategic alliance with LS Cable, Nexans, Siemens, and Vestas to develop and commercialize its products. American Superconductor Corporation was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Devens, Massachusetts.

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Corporate Governance 
American Superconductor Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Apr 1, 2014 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 10.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Daniel Patrick McGahn , 43
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
Mr. David A. Henry , 53
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Sr. VP and Treasurer
Mr. James F. Maguire , 58
Exec. VP of Operations
Jason Fredette ,
Managing Director of Corp. Communications
Mr. Gerald Hehenberger ,
VP of AMSC Windtec and Gen. Mang. of AMSC Windtec
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2012 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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