ADLINK Technology Signs on Elma Electronic as Channel Partner
Relationship enables the sale of ADLINK products as system-level solutions by Elma
ADLINK Technology, Inc., a trusted provider of embedded computing products and Application Ready Intelligent Platforms (ARIPs) for industrial automation, communications, medical, defense, and transportation industries, today announced an agreement with Elma Electronic Inc, an industry innovator in the design and manufacture of electronic enclosures and passive electronic components, for the sale of ADLINK products in integrated embedded computing systems throughout North America.
“Elma’s solid presence in the mil/aero and communications industries will help us to better access these evolving markets,” said Matthias Huber, VP, Marketing of ADLINK Americas. “Our two companies have complementary goals in offering standards-based designs to meet customer needs and having the knowledge and expertise to tailor solutions to specific applications.”
“ADLINK rounds out our product portfolio, allowing us to provide solutions across a large range of applications and architectures,” said Shan Morgan, Sr. VP of Elma Electronic Inc. ”Working with a partner with a strong Intel relationship and a wide range of Intel®- based boards will help us continue our development of long-life solutions based on industry standards.”
Elma provides ADLINK Technology with a channel through which their products can be incorporated into a more complete embedded solution. Elma will now be able to offer ADLINK products to customers as part of a system-level solution that incorporates the latest standards and advanced technologies. As a value-added reseller (VAR) for ADLINK Technology, Elma will offer a wide range of custom chassis designs and embedded system platforms based on ADLINK’s small form factor boards (e.g., single board computers, computer-on-modules) and slot card architectures such as AdvancedTCA®, CompactPCI®, and VPX boards.
About Elma Electronic Inc.
Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Fremont, CA, Elma Electronic Inc. is an industry innovator in the design and manufacture of electronic enclosures and passive electronic components. Elma Americas has achieved a leading position in the VME/ VME64x, CompactPCI/2.16, VXS/VPX, VXI/PXI, AdvancedTCA/ MicroTCA and Rugged COTS packaging markets. The company is also involved in innovative designs for applications requiring smaller form factor solutions.
Elma has a broad base of customers throughout the United States and the Americas in diverse industries such as telecommunications, industrial control, medical electronics, defense and aerospace. The company’s product line encompasses well over 20,000 parts, including enclosures, cabinets, high quality switches, LED arrays, knobs and much more. Elma also offers design/integration services backed by responsive and knowledgeable technical support.
About ADLINK Technology, Inc.
ADLINK Technology provides a wide range of embedded computing products and services to the test & measurement, automation & process control, gaming, communications, medical, network security, and transportation industries. ADLINK products include PCI Express-based data acquisition and I/O; vision and motion control; and AdvancedTCA, CompactPCI, and computer-on-modules (COMs) for industrial computing. With the acquisition of Ampro Computers, Inc. and LiPPERT Embedded Computers GmbH, ADLINK also provides a wide range of rugged by design Extreme Rugged™ and Rugged product lines including single board computers, COMs and systems.
ADLINK strives to minimize the total cost of ownership (TCO) of its customers by providing customization and system integration services, maintaining low manufacturing costs, and extending the lifecycle of its products. ADLINK is a global company with headquarters and manufacturing in Taiwan; R&D and integration in Taiwan, China, the US, and Germany; and an extensive network of worldwide sales and support offices.
ADLINK is ISO-9001, ISO-14001, ISO-13485 and TL9000 certified, is an Associate Member of the Intel® Intelligent System Alliance, an Executive Member of PICMG, a Sponsor Member of the PXI Systems Alliance, an Executive Member of the PC/104 Consortium, an initial member of SGeT (Standardization Group for Embedded Technologies), a Strategic Member of the AXIe Consortium, and a member of VMEbus International Trade Association (VITA). ADLINK is a publicly traded company listed on the TAIEX Taiwan Stock Exchange (stock code: 6166).