Market Leadership through Design Innovation

 

Founded in 1928, C&K is one of the world’s most trusted brands of high-quality electromechanical switches. The company’s unmatched custom design capabilities are recognized globally by design engineers who demand reliable switch performance. C&K offers more than 55,000 standard products and 8.5 million switch combinations to companies that design, manufacture and distribute electronics products. Used in automotive, industrial, IoT, wearables, medical, telecom, consumer products, aerospace, and POS terminals, C&K products include tactile, pushbutton, snap-acting, toggle, rocker, detect, DIP, keyswitch, navigation, rotary, slide, switchlock, thumbwheel, smart card readers, high-rel connectors and custom assemblies. C&K is headquartered in Newton, Mass. with global design centers in Newton Mass., Dole France, and Huizhou China.

Market Leadership

C&K is committed to providing customers with leading edge technology, and improving product performance and reliability through quality and production facility enhancements. C&K leads the industry in the design and manufacturing of micro miniature tactile switches; zero ppm defect manufacturing capability on all automotive grade products; and state-of-the-art design centers in Europe, North America and Asia, with complete in-house testing facilities in each region; and is a specialty supplier of high reliability space connectors and smart card interconnect devices. C&K offers flexible manufacturing capable of scaling production from prototype design through volume production. Coupled with world class machining, precision high speed stamping, plastic and rubber molding, surface plating and overmolding, the company also offers a wide range of value-added solutions, from wire leads and harnesses to complete front panel assemblies.

As an ISO 9001-registered company, C&K strives for complete customer satisfaction through continuous improvement and defect-free performance by means of a high percentage of automated assembly, ongoing training programs, internal audit teams, Six-Sigma design methodology, process capability analysis, statistical process control and supplier quality initiatives.

C&K has built its reputation as being a customer first organization, providing superior support, flexibility and solutions at competitive prices. Whether it’s a standard, special or custom product or design, C&K will deliver a cost-effective engineered product for all application-specific requirements.