Offers Systems-Level Solutions for Avionics and Medical with AVISTA Software Services
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. and PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – March 14, 2007 – AVISTA Incorporated®, a leader in critical systems software engineering services, has signed OEM Products Corporation as an authorized sales representative for its avionics and medical electronics software engineering services. OEM Products resells hardware solutions for safety- and life-critical applications to a number of manufacturers around the country, including Boston Scientific, Medtronic and St. Jude, as well as General Dynamics, Honeywell and Lockheed Martin. By joining forces with AVISTA, OEM Products can offer system-level solutions, enabling manufacturers to get their products certified and to market faster.
More companies today are looking for systems-level products and engineering support to decrease up-front engineering costs and reduce time-to-market. OEM Products now offers systems-level products from leading hardware vendors, along with safety-critical embedded software services from AVISTA, providing a one-stop shop for critical-systems solutions. OEM Products now furthers its role as a project manager by providing superior support for clients’ designs and systems sourcing activities, with maximum technical and financial benefit.
“We’ve been providing hardware systems and sub-systems to avionics and medical electronics market-leaders for years, and software is becoming a more critical part of their products. AVISTA is the world leader in full-lifecycle embedded software engineering services for critical systems, like avionics, and its services complement our existing hardware offering,” says Lou Romain, CEO of OEM Products Corporation. “Both AVISTA and OEM Products share many of the same tier-one aircraft, avionics and medical electronics companies as clients, so it really is a natural fit. OEM Products works collaboratively with its clients bringing together world-class technology providers, and we’re pleased to be working with such an internationally respected software engineering services company.”
“With the continued growth of embedded software and rising demand for outsourced software engineering, we needed additional assistance to manage all the sales activity,” says James T. Schneller, president of AVISTA Incorporated. “OEM Products has built long-term relationships with its clients by providing the right quality products and outstanding service. Its reputation and experience in our core markets made them our first choice for an external sales partner. We’re glad to be working with the OEM Products team.”
About OEM Products
OEM Products Corporation is a leading technical sales company serving global suppliers of Human-Machine-Interface (HMI) technology in the north central region. Seeking out new concepts, designs and applications in the HMI industry, we connect suppliers of electronic technology with manufacturers, providing full support from concept through production of the finished product.
AVISTA Incorporated®, a subsidiary of Esterline Technologies Corporation, is a full-lifecycle software engineering services company, specializing in critical systems development projects for avionics and medical device applications. With nearly 2.5 million project hours completed, AVISTA fields the strongest, most stable, and most capable DO-178B experienced software development team in the industry. The company has completed more than 800 client projects in systems design, requirements capture and analysis, software design and implementation, and software verification and validation. AVISTA, headquartered in Platteville, Wisconsin, is a SEI CMMI Maturity Level 3 rated company, and an ISO 9001:2000 certified company.