Founded in 1957, C&K Components has built a position of leadership by providing one of the broadest lines of quality switches and a superior level of customer service.
C&K combines the history, products and experience of three of the industry’s leading suppliers: C&K Components of Newton MA, USA; the Rudolf Schadow Company of Berlin, Germany; and the Jeanrenaud switch company of Dole, France.
C&K Components is a leader in interface and switch technology as well as smart card and high reliability connector products. C&K offers more than 55,000 unique part numbers that are built, priced and delivered as standard catalogue items, including a comprehensive range of toggle, rocker, pushbutton, rotary, key, slide, DIP, thumbwheel and illuminated switch products, along with smart card and high-reliability connectors.
As the preferred manufacturer of components for computers and peripherals, communication devices, consumer, industrial and appliance products, instrumentation and test equipment, and automotive products and assemblies, C&K services more than 20,000 companies and distributors worldwide.
C&K has partnered with the leading OEM’s in the automotive, industrial, transportation, and medical industries to develop innovative modules and switch assemblies. Through these partnerships, C&K has built an extensive industry and application knowledge to solve the most difficult design challenges, and by utilizing the latest development and manufacturing techniques, has helped create customer value by reducing the development to production life cycle. C&K is ISO 9001 and TS16949 certified in all manufacturing locations, with intimate knowledge of DFMEA, PPAP, and Six Sigma techniques to ensure customer needs are exceeded.
C&K produces thirteen basic switch types including snap-acting, tactiles, pushbuttons, slide and detect switches ranging from low current to high voltages. We draw from our expertise of these core switching technologies to design and manufacture modules and assemblies that meet the standards of our customers. We are experts at integrating our switches into attractive and functional packages that assemble neatly and rapidly into your finished products. Our devices include the decoration, lighting, supplemental electronics, and connections that you specify. C&K refines the feel and controls the sound of the product to suit your preferences