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Who is Elma

Elma Electronic is a global leader in embedded computing solutions including integrated chassis systems, board products, modular enclosures, equipment cabinets and precision hardware components in standard and custom configurations. As a global organization, we keep close to our customers and partners worldwide with sales, design and manufacturing facilities across three continents.

Reliability and long-term support with a history of deep technical expertise and precision engineering. That’s Elma.


Global forces bring on ever-changing technological challenges, and Elma is prepared to meet them head on. Elma is a global leader and industry innovator in advanced embedded computing solutions. Our products and integrated platforms are based on a set of modular building blocks such as enclosures, precision hardware components, rotary switches, and embedded computing boards.


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Elma’s proven building block platforms are designed to enable our customers to secure efficient and reliable solutions. Whether it be for defense, industrial automation, smart grid or communications, we apply our decades of experience to deliver the right solution for your application.

Blog Posts

PCIe vs. Ethernet: is it really a this-or-that choice?

A recent discussion about what was known as the "Fabric Wards" led to a conversation about the merits of PCIe and Ethernet, especially in applications using open standards form factors such as VPX, SOSA and CompactPCI Serial.

PCIe vs. Ethernet: is it really a this-or-that choice?

Applying the Computing Power of AI to Demanding Industrial Environments

Rugged platforms for demanding applications have historically been constrained by the limited operational temperature ranges of high-performance processors and other key system components. These applications often operate in challenging temperatures, and high-performance processors aren’t generally offered with these operational temperature ranges. Until now.

Applying the Computing Power of AI to Demanding Industrial Environments