Founded in 1953, NKK Switches Co., Ltd. is a leading designer and manufacturer of electromechanical switches and programmable displays. The Kawasaki, Japan-based company has offices around the world to serve its global client base. The firm operates three manufacturing facilities in its home country and maintains factories in China and the Philippines.
NKK specializes in developing and making rotary, rocker, pushbutton, toggle, surface mount, keylock, tilt, emergency stop, and tactile switches. The brand also manufactures membrane keypads, LED indicators, and a host of smart displays. OEMs in the home entertainment, industrial, medical, military, telecom, and transportation sectors are the firm’s primary clients.
Although the company maintains offices in 5 countries in 3 continents, it prioritizes customer satisfaction over corporate expansion. To that end, NKK provides its clients with full-service engineering support to help meet their most daunting design challenges. The brand also utilizes its decades of experience to develop and release world-class products of the highest quality.
Recently, the firm added the SmartSwitch Frameless OLED Pushbutton Switch to its portfolio. The product displays robust imagery on a compact 96 x 64 pixel display. The component also has a color range of over 65,000 hues and a guaranteed minimum operational life of 50,000 hours.
In addition, NKK recently unveiled the FF01 series of e-stop switches. The family of products boasts a behind the panel depth of 13.6mm, which is the shortest in its class. Available in single and double pole varieties, the line is ideal for use in factory automation equipment and laser measurement tools.
The company also expanded its well-received S Series toggle switches with a new extended lever assortment. NKK offers the IP67 and IEC 60529 certified extended component with 30mm or 45mm long actuators. Thanks to their unique design, these parts are suitable for inclusion in construction, marine, and medical equipment.
Defined by its customer-first outlook and passion for innovation, NKK stands as one of the electronic component industries finest makers of human-machine interface devices.