VPE blends unique engineering and scientific approaches with the creative talents of our people to provide the highest quality solutions for the complex real world needs of our customers. We are at the vanguard of technological creativity in the fields of joining/bonding, specialized coatings, advanced thermal processing and unique assembly methods. We believe in planned growth while meeting our objectives of high quality, technological leadership and fair profitability.
We have only one standard—Excellence. Though we may be better today than we were yesterday, we are not as good as we must become. None of us can settle for doing less than our best and we can’t stop trying to surpass what we have already achieved.
We encourage exploration and experimentation and strive to be at the leading edge of innovation.
We believe that striving to be the best in our work, our relationships, our ideas and our practices is the best demonstration of our commitment to customer satisfaction. We expect to be accountable and to hold others accountable for the best results.
We are deeply committed to providing the highest quality products and consistently strive to understand and exceed the requirements of our customers. Our commitment to quality builds customer trust and loyalty.
We provide world-class products and enhance customer satisfaction every day.
Honesty & Integrity
We treat each other with respect and courtesy. We share information, provide feedback, and genuinely listen to each other.
We build long-term trusting relationships with each other, our customers, and our suppliers by being honest, open and fair, and by keeping our promises.
Attitude, Responsibility & Goodwill
We have a strong dedication to ourselves and to our work. We are accountable and expect accountability from others as well.
We have respect for each other’s opinions and ideas. We reflect on our own behavior and are willing to acknowledge problems and grow.
We recognize that attitudes are contagious. So we strive to maintain a positive attitude, give others the benefit of the doubt and communicate in an open and straightforward manner.
Communication & Effective Problem Solving
We value honesty in communication. We are open to being approached; we listen effectively and take other people’s views seriously.
We acknowledge that conflicts can occur as a part of daily work life. We take responsibility for our part of the problem and we take responsibility for working together to find a solution.
We acknowledge all of our co-workers as valuable team members.
We work openly and supportively in teams, always aimed toward common goals. We team with each other, with our customers and our suppliers to respond quickly to changing needs.
We follow through with our commitments and are accountable to the team for our contributions and our results. We help each other, even when it is a stretch. We have fun working together and take pride in our joint accomplishments.