Norautron and Saab have decided to extend their partnership within the fields of defence, aviation and civil security industry.
Norautron was awarded its first framework agreement with Saab business unit Avionics year 2016. Due to the good collaboration and positive experience during this period, both Saab and Norautron are pleased to announce that the framework agreement is extended to comprise the entire company of Saab AB.
“We are once again both humble and very proud to announce our next step in our collaboration with Saab. This contract, which is catalysed by Saab’s business unit Surveillance, brings Norautron into new demanding and competence driving projects,” says Håvard Østby, VP Sales & Marketing at Norautron.
Norautron’s scope is to assist in early phase development, sourcing, prototyping and deliver electronics- and mechanical manufacturing services.
Saab business unit Surveillance has approved Norautron as a supplier for manufacturing of their system critical components for ground based radars. The technology transfer from Saab to Norautron in Norway will begin already in third quarter of 2017.
“I am pleased that we have selected Norautron in Norway as our partner for sourcing and manufacturing of our core technology. This is a critical and important step stone to evolve our position as a leading provider of radar systems, both for the Norwegian- and export market.” states Tore Bekkevold, Managing Director, Saab Norway.
“Norautron is very competitive and has a level of competence and a production model that suits us very well. To be successful and build a long-term relationship, a good cooperation climate must also be in place, which we find together with Norautron,” says Stefan Dahl, Strategic Sourcing Manager, at Saab business area Surveillance.
For further information, please contact;
Saab Press Centre
+46 (0)734 180 018
Håvard Østby, VP Sales & Marketing
ABOUT NORAUTRON AS
Norautron AS is a leading manufacturer of electronics. The company has production facilities in Norway, Sweden, Poland and China, provides services within test development, prototyping, PCBA, electro-mechanics and advanced system building. Norautron is headquartered in Horten. The company has 700 employees and revenues of 1 billion NOK.
ABOUT SAAB AB
Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions within military defence and civil security. Saab has operations and employees on all continents around the world. Through innovative, collaborative and pragmatic thinking, Saab develops, adopts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs.
Business Area Surveillance provides efficient solutions for safety and security, for surveillance and decision support, and for threat detection and protection. The portfolio covers airborne, ground-based and naval radar, electronic warfare, combat systems and C4I solutions, and traffic management systems.