Brand - APC
The APC Corporation was established with a focus on research and development of solar electricity. Formed by three electronic power engineers from MIT, APC then opened a Rhode Island-based manufacturing facility in 1986 APC stock was made available for public trade. Later , APC was acquired by Schneider Electric, a multinational European corporation known globally for its expertise in energy management and automation. This led to the establishment of the Critical Power & Cooling Services (CPCS) Business Unit, which now includes the APC and MGE UPS Systems brands.