Symbolic Displays, Inc.
Symbolic Displays, Inc.: SWOT Analysis &
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Published: Nov 2010
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Symbolic Displays, Inc.
Symbolic Displays, Inc. - Company Overview
Symbolic Displays, Inc. (SDI) is a manufacturer of simulator displays, aircraft panels and avionic keyboards. The company
is engaged in providing services to military, commercial avionics, marine, and ground-based platforms along with its
manufacturing practices. The company operates through its three products lines which include Simulated Avionics
Displays, Panels, and Signs which offers range of products such as Up-Front Control, Color Display, Switch Bezels,
Keyboards, Exit Signs, Caution Signs and many others. SDI offers services to range of customers operating in various
other sectors namely, Boeing, CAE, General Dynamics, L-3 Communications, Lockheed Martin, Rockwell and Flight
Dynamics, Teledyne, and Thales. SDI is headquartered in California, US.
Symbolic Displays, Inc. - Key Facts
Symbolic Displays, Inc., Key Facts
1917 E. St. Andrew Place, Santa
Ana, California (CA), 92705- Ticker Symbol, Stock
Corporate Address: N/A
5143, United States
Telephone + 1 714 2582811 No. of Employees 80
Fax + 1 714 2582810 Financial Year End N/A
Industry Aerospace and Defense
Locations United States
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research
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Symbolic Displays, Inc.
Symbolic Displays, Inc. - Business Description
Symbolic Displays, Inc. (SDI) is engaged in manufacture of simulator displays, aircraft panels and avionic keyboards. The
company is also engaged in providing services to military, commercial avionics, marine, and ground-based platforms
along with its manufacturing practices. The company employs 73 people.
The product portfolio of the company includes Simulator Avionic Displays, Panels and keyboards and Aircraft EXIT Signs.
Simulator Avionic Displays is engaged in manufacture of Simulator Displays and cockpit displays using Active Matrix LCD
with LED back lighting. The product line offered includes multi-function display units, up-front control display, radar
warning receiver, threat warning receiver displays, engine fuel display, horizontal situation indicators, integrated control
panel, data entry displays, touch screen displays and cockpit and simulator avionic displays. The applications of these
displays provide for navigational purposes, primary warning, monitoring of the system, threat signal processing, re-
programmability, associated defensive support equipment and training equipment. In addition it also provides for simulator
applications for Military aircraft, helicopters and Commercial avionic. Through its simulator avionic displays, the product
offerings include Arinc’D Boeing DU, Primary Multifunction Display (PMFD), Multipurpose Display Indicator (MDI), Color
Multifunction Display, Multipurpose Display Unit, Multipurpose Display, Standby Flight Display, Flat Panel Multipurpose
Display, Flat Panel Up Front Control, and Enhanced Up Front Display among others.
Panels and keyboards are engaged in manufacture of Integrated Control Panels, Edge-Lit Panels, Aggregated Panels,
Switch Panels, Integrated and Illuminated Keyboards and Bezels. Through its SDI panels the company offers a product
line of Control Panel, Threat Warning Panel, L.H. Aux Panel, R.H. Aft. Panel, L.H. Fwd. Panel, L.H. Aft. Panel, Up Front
Control Panel, Integrated Up Front Control Panel, Keyboard Unit among others. Under its SDI Keyboards the company
offers Keyboard, CDUD Bezel, MCDU Bezel, MFD Bezel, Illuminated keyboard among others. These products find
applications in selection of navigation settings, selection of radio communications and for correct positioning of the light
sources. Through its Aircraft EXIT Signs the company is engaged in manufacture of Emergency signs, cockpit pointer and
The services offered by the company include Symbolic Displays Services and Resize LCD Glass.
Under its Symbolic Displays Services the company is engaged in providing engineering and repairing service. It can
design and manufacture any quantity, from a proto-type unit to high volume production and can also redesign or modify
existing products. The company provides repair service for flat panel displays, switch panels and keyboards. Under its
Resize LCD Glass service the company is engaged in offering services to avionics, vehicles, simulation display and
associated industries. These LCD glass are used as a replacement to the existing EL, PDP and CRT displays.
Recently, the company received an award for “Best Initial Implementation of Lean/5S Workplace Organization”.
Symbolic Displays, Inc. - SWOT Profile