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About FCX

FCX: the world’s leading manufacturer of solid-state frequency converters, ground power support (GSE) and custom power conversion solutions for military, commercial, shore power and industrial applications around the world.

Since 1987, FCX frequency converters and diesel ground power (GPU) units have been installed on every continent and in more than 75 countries.

From our headquarters in Morgantown, W.Va., we develop solutions that meet or exceed 100% of the requirements set forth by our customers. Every piece of our equipment is designed, manufactured and tested in-house under strict quality control standards for maximum reliability and performance. FCX is ISO 2001:2015 certified.

Industry leaders, including Northrop Grumman, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, major airlines and international airports – as well as U.S. and foreign militaries – rely on FCX Systems for durable products that perform well beyond the required operations.

FCX Systems Core Values

Established by senior management, our core values were developed as the foundation of everything we do. They are critical to our success and are a reflection of who we are and how we work together.

Delivering Excellence
Extreme Integrity
Problem Solving
Team Work
Unparalleled Customer Service

Two of FCX’s founders and owners – Matthew Howell and Allen Wright – assisted with the design of the first-ever solid-state 400Hz frequency converter for the commercial aviation market. This was accomplished prior to the creation of FCX while working for their former employer. Both men were part of a small team headed by the Project’s Chief Engineer – George Phillips, who served as a mentor to both Howell and Wright. That team designed, constructed, and modified units that were 40 KVA, 60 KVA, and 90 KVA in size. These units were marketed and sold under the Jetway name and became the JetPower and JetPower II units sold throughout the United States and the world by Jetway. After FCX was founded, the first FCX unit produced and designed by Howell and Wright was actually the third generation of the solid-state converter. That is why the FCX converter provided superior quality and performance from the inception of FCX.


In 2016, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker presented FCX Systems, Inc. with the President’s “E” Star Award for Exports at a ceremony in Washington, DC. The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.

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