EM Solutions is a trusted technology developer of innovative microwave and on-the-move radio and satellite products that help to deliver high speed telecommunications anywhere in the world. As the anchor company within Electro Optic Systems (EOS:ASX) Communication Systems Division, the company is well placed to deliver world-leading RF and optical space communications technology. EM Solutions’ principal activity is the design, assembly, test, and support of high end, broadband radio transceivers and satellite communications-on-the-move terminals for defence and government customers. Our most discerning customers typically serve the national interest and require resilient and assured systems operable in high threat environments.
Emerging from its predecessor company MITEC in 1998, EM Solutions produces integrated RF modules such as low noise receivers and solid state high power transmitters for defence and commercial customers, as well as the complex communications terminals in which they are used. These sophisticated on-the-move systems are used primarily in microwave terrestrial and satellite links, or in other applications such as radar, radio-astronomy, and remote sensing.
Our customers select EM Solutions for a variety of reasons.
Firstly, EM Solutions has developed strong and complex IP that give its products a unique competitive advantage. For its maritime and on-the-move terminals, this includes the ability to quickly and accurately acquire and track the satellite using monopulse tracking; and to communicate over both military and commercial frequency bands. Not only is the IP unique, EM Solutions’ ownership of this IP enables it to quickly customise its products to meet specific requirements in small quantity volumes, which has endeared EM Solutions to core customers who require this unique value proposition.
Secondly, EM Solutions people are among the most talented and innovative in the industry. Our team boasts almost thirty engineers (seven with PhD) with an average of twenty years’ experience. Streamed into expertise domains of electromagnetics and antennas, RF and microwave electronics, digital control systems, and mechatronics design, their combination presents a formidable engineering capability. Our engineers bring extraordinary intellectual capital to create innovative products that are both elegant and practical.
Thirdly, the company has risen up the value chain over twenty years, and developed vertically integrated systems incorporating its own products and subsystems, so that the total value it can bring to customers is substantial. EM Solutions customers attest to its product performance, and include blue-chip organisations and agencies from around the world. With a customer base of more than 200 of the world’s largest systems integrators and telecommunications companies, the company delivers only high-quality products and services.
Finally, its input supply chains are distributed through the US, Europe, and Asia, and give the company resilience and the ability to scale quickly, deliver in any quantity, price competitively and win tenders against global competition.
In summary, with its strong track record of R&D investment that has averaged 25% of revenue per year over many years, EM Solutions brings the agility of a small company, the maturity and depth of a much larger company, and the capability to create a series of technology “Firsts” that future-proof our customers.