EMA Inc. to Open European Subsidiary in 2020

Released: November 12, 2019

Lakewood, Nov 12, 2019 – Electro Magnetic Applications, Inc. (EMA) announced today that it will open a subsidiary in Europe effective January 1, 2020. The headquarters for the EMA Europe office will be located in Saint Quentin en Yvelines, 25 kilometers southwest of Paris. There will also be offices located in Italy. The EMA subsidiary will serve customers all over Europe. Philippe Larvor will lead the EMA Europe office while Giancarlo Guida will serve as the Technical Manager for Europe.


EMA is a global leader in providing simulation, consulting and measurement services in the technical areas of electromagnetic effects. Specific specialties include lightning direct and indirect effects, high intensity radiated fields (HIRF), precipitation static (P-Static), electromagnetic pulse (EMP), EMI/EMC, spacecraft charging, RF interference, installed antenna performance and radar signature prediction. The company has been in business for over 40 years and is one of the pioneers in using the finite difference time-domain (FDTD) method to solve challenging EMP, lightning and HIRF problems for the aerospace market. More recently, these same techniques coupled with expertise in RF interference are being used to help the automotive community address the challenges of all-electric and autonomous vehicles. EMA is developing a space radiation and weather effects test facility in Pittsfield, Massachusetts that will allow customers to understand the impact of the harsh space environment on their spacecraft.


“While EMA has worked with customers in Europe for several decades, we are very excited to take this step to have local offices in Europe to better serve our customers,” said Dr. Timothy McDonald, President of EMA. “There are so many exciting current and planned projects in Europe in markets including aerospace, automotive, energy and rail. We look forward to supporting our customers in Europe and significantly growing our team in Europe over the course of the next several years.”