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Advanced Energy operates in regional centers in North America, Asia, and Europe and offers global sales and support through direct offices, representatives, and distributors. Below is information about the local communities for our North American, Europe, and Asia office locations. Click here to see all of our office locations.

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North America


Fort Collins, Colorado

Fort Collins is located in Northern Colorado along the Colorado Front Range near the Cache La Poudre River, 65 miles north of Denver. It is a mid-sized college town, home to Colorado State University. The surrounding area offers many outdoor attractions, including a variety of ski resorts, hiking trails, and stream and lake fishing. It is a semi-arid climate with four distinct seasons, ranging from moderately cold winters to relatively hot summers, with low humidity. More information about Fort Collins is available by visiting the following website:
http://www.visitftcollins.com/
http://northerncolorado.com/
http://www.colorado.com/

San Jose, California

San Jose is located inland in the Bay Area of Northern California, 50 miles south of San Francisco, and is surrounded on three sides by mountains. While San Jose is one of the largest cities in the United States by population, it has the charm of a small town with various neighborhood districts offering unique shopping, dining, and entertainment options to explore. It has a semi-arid feel with relatively low rain fall compared to the surrounding areas, and average temperatures ranging from 50°F in the winter to 70°F in the summer. More information about San Jose is available by visiting the following websites:
http://www.sanjose.org/
https://www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?NID=127

Georgetown, Massachusetts

Georgetown is located about 30 miles north of Boston on the edge of the hills and coastal plain of northeastern Massachusetts. It is a small town with a population of about 8,100. The climate is humid with warm summers and cold, snowy winters. Georgetown offers several areas of protected land and state forests to explore, and the town sits in an ideal location for traveling a short distance to either enjoy the coast, mountains, or the city of Boston. More information about Georgetown is available by visiting the following website:
http://www.georgetownma.gov/.

Ronkonkoma, New York

Ronkonkoma is located on Long Island, approximately 60 miles east of New York City. The areas surrounding Ronkonkoma have many beaches to explore, as well as opportunities for boating and fishing. Long Island offers a wide array of shopping, dining and entertainment. The region has four distinct seasons with warm, humid summers and chilly, occasionally snowy winters. More information about Long Island is available by visiting the following website:
http://www.discoverlongisland.com/

Vancouver, Washington

Vancouver is located on the Washington-Oregon border along the north bank of the Columbia River. It is approximately 10 miles from Portland, Oregon. Vancouver has rich historic and cultural offerings, and a variety of recreational opportunities. It has dry summers with average temperatures in the upper 70s °F and frequent rainfall throughout the rest of the year with lows rarely dipping below freezing. More information about Vancouver and Portland is available by visiting the following websites:
http://www.visitvancouverusa.com/visitors/
http://www.cityofvancouver.us/
https://www.travelportland.com/
https://www.portlandoregon.gov/25782

Asia


Shenzhen, Guangdong Province China

Shenzhen is located in the southern portion of the Guangdong Province, along the eastern shore of the Pearl River Delta, just north of Hong Kong. With a total area of about 2,000 square kilometers, Shenzhen's location gives it a geographical advantage for economic development. It has become a highlighted city in China, known for its rapid economic growth. Shenzhen has much to offer including botanical gardens, a safari park, folk culture village, and many free public parks. The region has a subtropical maritime climate with abundant sunshine. The summer season extends half the year, with the other half providing milder weather. The annual average temperature is 24°C. More information about Shenzhen is available by visiting the following websites:
https://www.travelchinaguide.com/cityguides/guangdong/shenzhen/
http://www.cityweekend.com.cn/shenzhen

Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo, the capital of Japan, has a population of about 13 million. It is the largest prefecture of Japan, although it is one of the smallest administrative divisions in the country, with a total area just under 2,200 square kilometers. It is located near the center of the Japanese archipelago and in the southern part of the Kanto region. It has diverse topographical features, including mountains, the volcanic Izu Islands, and the Ogasawara Islands in the Pacific Ocean. The climate experiences wetter summers, with average temperatures of 26°C in August to dryer winters averaging 5°C in January. Tokyo is the center for business commerce, politics, and cultural offerings such as historic temples, public gardens, and museums. More information about Tokyo is available by visiting the following websites:
http://www.gotokyo.org/en/tourists/info/info_basic.html

New Taipei City, Taiwan

New Taipei City, also known as Xinbei, is the most populous city in Taiwan. It is the second largest special municipality by area, following Kaohsiung. It is located along the island's northern coastline surrounding the Taipei Basin. It has a diverse landscape including mountains, hills, and rivers. New Taipei City is located in the subtropical monsoon zone with a large annual rainfall and average monthly temperatures ranging from 12°C in January to 34 °C in July. The city has many cultural offers including major historical monuments, churches, temples, and museums. More information about New Taipei City is available by visiting the following websites:
http://tour.ntpc.gov.tw/tom/lang_en/index.aspx
https://www.travel.taipei/en/

Shanghai, China

Shanghai has a population of 18.7 million, including a transient population of 2 million. It is the largest city in China and the eighth largest city in the world. It is situated on the banks of the Yangtza River Delta in eastern China. Shanghai has a humid subtropical climate with four distinct seasons, ranging from chilly, damp, windy winters with occasional snowfall and average temperatures of 4°C in January to hot, humid summers with occasional downpours and average temperatures of 28 °C in July. Shanghai is one of China’s most important cultural, commercial, financial, industrial, and communications centers. More information about Shanghai is available by visiting the following websites:
https://www.travelchinaguide.com/cityguides/shanghai.htm
http://www.cityweekend.com.cn/shanghai/
http://english.eastday.com/
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/

Seongnam City, Gyeonggi Province, Korea

Seongnam City is the second largest city in South Korea’s Gyeonggi Province, with a population of nearly a million. It is located in the center of South Korea close to the Han River, and is a 25-minute drive from downtown Seoul. The region is characterized by a humid subtropical climate with four distinct seasons, with extreme differences in temperature between the hottest part of summer and the depths of winter. Seongnam is the hub for Korea’s high tech industries and research. The city has year-round cultural offerings including performances, exhibitions, and festivals as well as historical sites, temples, parks, and hiking trails. More information about Seongnam is available by visiting the following websites:
http://www.seongnam.go.kr/EN/about/introduction/page.do

Republic of Singapore

Singapore, also referred to as the Lion City or the Little Red Dot, has a population of over 5.5 million. It is a sovereign city-state in Southeast Asia, and the world's only island city-state. It is about 140 kilometers north of the equator, with Indonesia's Riau Islands to the south. Singapore is a small island country with more than half of its terrain covered by greenery, including numerous parks and nature reserves. Singapore has a tropical rainforest climate with no distinctive seasons, high humidity, abundant rainfall, and uniform temperatures ranging from 22°C to 35°C. Singapore is a global commerce, finance, and transport hub, with tasty food, good shopping, and a vibrant night-life.
http://www.yoursingapore.com/en.html
http://www.informationvine.com/singapore

Xi'an, China

Xi’an is the most populous city in Northwest China, with a population of over 8.7 million, with the Xi’an-Sianyang metropolitan area exceeding 13.5 million. It is the capital of Shaanxi Province and is one of the oldest cities in China. Xi’an is located in the center of the Guanzhong Plain. It is historically known as "a gold city stretching a thousand li" due to its fertile soil, mild climate, adequate rainfall, and rich products. It has a temperate climate influenced by the East Asian monsoon, and is characterized by hot, humid summers, cold, dry winters, with dry springs and autumns. Most of the annual precipitation is delivered from July to late October. Xi’an’s is an important economic, industrial, educational, and cultural center which has rich historical sites and cultural relics. More information about Xian is available by visiting the following websites:
https://www.travelchinaguide.com/cityguides/xian.htm
http://www.chinahighlights.com/xian/

Pune, India

Pune is one of the most populous cities in India. It is located in the western Indian state of Maharashtra on the bank of the Mutha River on the Deccan plateau, which is nearly 2,000 feet above sea level. Pune has three seasons; summer, which lasts from March to June, with high humidity and temperatures exceeding 100°F, monsoon season which extends from June to October and includes moderate rainfall with average temperatures in the upper 70s°F, and winter season from November to March with average temperatures around 70°F. In addition to being considered the cultural capital of Maharashtra, it is known for its manufacturing and automobile industries, and research institutes for information technology, education, management, and training. More information about Pune is available by visiting the following website:
https://www.maharashtratourism.gov.in/destination/pune-hub
http://pune.nic.in/

Europe


Warstein-Belecke, Germany

Belecke belongs to the city of Warstein in the district of Soest. The village is located on the outskirts of the Sauerland in the Moehne area. Belecke has average highs around 70°F in the summer and 40°F in the winter. The surrounding area offers outdoor activities such as hiking in the Arnsberg Forest and water activities in the Moehne Reservoir. The region is known internationally by the Warsteiner Brewery and its annual hot air balloon festival. More information about Belecke and the surrounding area is available by visiting the following website:
http://www.soest.de/en/soest/tourist/
 

Metzingen, Germany

Metzingen is a medium-sized city located 20 minutes from the regional capital of Stuttgart. Metzingen consists of three districts, Metzingen, Metzingen-Neuhausen, Metzingen–Glems, with approximately 22,000 people living on a 35 square kilometer piece of land. Metzingen is famous as an “Outlet-City,” offering discounted merchandise from more than 70 companies, and attracting 3.5 million visitors annually from 185 nations. It is also known as the "town with the seven wine presses" and has been making wine since the 11th century. Metzingen offers farmer’s markets, festivals, cultural events, and sport and leisure facilities. More information about Metzingen is available by visiting the following website:
https://www.metzingen.de/en

Littlehampton, United Kingdom

Littlehampton is a seaside resort with sandy beaches and is located on the southern coast. It has a harbor along the River Arun, which opens into the English Channel. Littlehampton started as a fishing port and is now a thriving port for thousands of leisure crafts which visit from all over the UK and Europe. It has average highs around 70°F in the summer and 46°F in the winter. The area is surrounded by countryside, beaches, fishing villages, and historical and family attractions. More information about Littlehampton and the surrounding area is available by visiting the following websites:
www.goodwood.com/home.aspx
www.visitchichester.org/
www.visitbrighton.org/

Villaz-Saint-Pierre, Switzerland

Villaz-Saint-Pierre is a municipality in the district of Glane in the canton of Fribourg. It is small town with a population of approximately 1,200. It is primarily an agricultural area with farms, cattle ranches, and dairies. It is heavily forested with nearby rivers and lakes. Villaz-Saint-Pierre has average highs around 77°F in the summer and 40°F in the winter. The local area offers cultural attractions such as castles, museums, and sacred and religious sites.
http://www.myswitzerland.com/en/freiburg.html