Grayhill, Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of highly intuitive custom and standard interface solutions. Founded in 1943, the company is a vertically integrated provider that uses its extensive engineering knowledge to maintain cutting-edge production facilities in China and the United States. The LaGrange, Illinois-based corporation’s 750-person staff serves aspiring makers, government organizations, and corporate clients the world over.
The firm specializes in producing finely tuned keypads, joysticks, optical encoders, rotary switches, pushbuttons, and vehicle displays. The firm’s customer base includes operators in the aerospace and defense, agriculture, automotive, construction, consumer electronics, and healthcare industries.
Grayhill’s mission is to supply the instruments that will ensure its clients’ success. As such, the company employs electrical and mechanical design engineers as well as quality control specialists to manufacture solutions that make life more efficient, safer, and simpler. The firm also prides itself on holding ISO 9001 and SAE AS9100 Revision D Quality Management System certifications.
One recently developed highlight of the company’s catalog is its multifaceted line of Touch Encoders. Portable and internet-enabled, they are ideal for use with computers, drones, home stereos, and HVAC systems. Designed to provide high-level haptic response and featuring 320x300 resolution, the family of devices offers highly accessible user experiences. Thanks to their customizable interfaces and multilanguage support, the line is ideal for OEMs with global customer bases.
Grayhill also recently had the honor of developing electronic components that will travel out of this world. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) selected the firm as a user interface supplier for its Orion Spacecraft. The agency harnessed its five decades of experience to create spaceships that will take humankind on its first deep-space missions. Currently, NASA intends to send the Orion Spacecraft in the vicinity of the Moon and Mars to uncover the mysteries of space.
Whether its assisting homebrew designers build new toys or helping astronauts explore the final frontier, Grayhill has it covered.