Elma Electronic Inc. was awarded the 2017 Supplier Excellence Award from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI). The award was presented to Elma Electronic in recognition of outstanding quality and delivery performance in 2017 for 100% on-time delivery and 100% quality.
As one of only 13 companies out of more than 1,100 that work with GA-ASI, Elma Electronic represents the top 1% of the company’s supply base. GA-ASI is a leading manufacturer of remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) systems, tactical reconnaissance radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions.
Ram Rajan, Elma Electronic’s vice president of engineering, accepted the award from General Atomics’ on behalf of the entire Elma team, which worked diligently to support the program requirements and received this prestigious recognition for their achievements.
Rajan noted, “The bar for quality mission-critical computing is set high for a reason. Elma recognizes our role in this supply chain to provide GA-ASI with the products it needs to deliver reliable embedded systems to our armed forces. We are truly honored to be recognized by General Atomics as one of their top suppliers.”
Presented in person by Tom Palmer and Alan Bradshaw of General Atomics, the award is a replica of a Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper, inscribed with “your commitment to excellence contributed to the timely, high-quality product of Predator-series remotely piloted aircraft systems, radars and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions to support security priorities worldwide.”