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Elma Electronic is a global manufacturer of electronic packaging products for embedded systems, industrial and defense systems and instrumentation -- from components, storage boards, backplanes and chassis platforms to fully integrated subsystems. To ensure our integrated solutions are optimized to our customer’s needs, Elma partners with leading board manufacturers in the industry. Elma also provides enclosure solutions to electronics companies, from cases to vertical cabinets, as well as precision components such as rotary switches/encoders, front panels, and LEDs. The company has a broad base of proven standard products that can be tailored to individual applications, from initial concept to volume production. Elma’s reliable solutions, flexibility, and design expertise are key reasons why the leading electronics companies in the world choose Elma time and again.  

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Why choose Elma?

Flexibility – Fast adaptation to customer needs providing solutions from initial concept to volume production.

Modularity – Tailored solutions for individual applications based on standard, proven platforms.  This reduces the customer’s time requirement, costs, and risks. 

Expertise – Focusing on precision design for high-performance applications, Elma offers unparalleled expertise in our core activities. 

Global Resources – With manufacturing in the Americas, Europe, and Asia, customers benefit from local service backed by global resources.

Reliability – Elma’s target market applications require the utmost in reliability, precision, and durability. 

Reduced Risk – Financially strong for over 50 years, Elma’s solid foundation, global resources, and field-proven platforms mitigates your risk. 


About Elma

Elma’s embedded and electronics industry solutions serve a wide range of markets, including Defense, Aerospace, Medical, Telecommunications, Industrial, Broadcast, Transportation, and handheld Radio. Elma’s modular approach allows fast, cost-effective, and proven performance from customized designs to standard platforms. The base products are centered around 19” and 23” Eurocard specifications, ATR, as well as small form factor and custom designs. Elma’s system platforms, backplanes, storage, and related embedded products employ creative design innovations based upon VME/VME64x, CompactPCI/2.16, OpenVPX/VPX, VXS, AdvancedTCA, MicroTCA and other architectures. Supporting the electronics ecosystem, Elma also offers modular cabinet enclosures, cases, and front panels & handles for pluggable boards and power supplies.

The Enclosures & Components product line offers modular instrument cases, enclosures, and accessories for the electronics industry as well as subracks and components that support the Embedded market. The Rotary Switch product line is a technology leader in precision rotary and coded switches, mechanical and optical encoders and LED arrays, light-pipes, and light tubes. Customization is offered “in any quantity”.

The Elma Group has its headquarters in Wetzikon, Switzerland. The Elma Group incorporates design and production facilities in Switzerland, USA, Germany, China, France, Israel, and the United Kingdom as well as a production facility in Romania. Elma also has a company owned sales organization in Singapore. Since 1996, the Group has been listed on SIX Swiss stock exchange. 


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