element14 has signed a new distribution agreement with E-Switch enabling customers in EMEA and APAC to buy the complete product range from a single, convenient and trusted source.
E-Switch offers one of the widest switch portfolios in the market, including tactile, rocker, pushbutton, anti-vandal, capacitive, detector, dip, keylock, navigation, rotary, rotary DIP, slide, snap action, tilt, toggle and trigger switches.
This addition of E-Switch products to element14’s electromechanical component portfolio offers customers ready access to several thousand switch options for use in a wide spectrum of applications, such as industrial, consumer electronics, household and commercial appliances, medical and healthcare, telecom/servers and transportation related. For example, customers will be able to access dashboard switches for agricultural, off-road vehicles, marine and watercraft applications as well as commercial vehicle fleet tracking and monitoring.
Many of E-Switch’s switches can be customised to meet specific requirements, and the total number of product types available to designers typically expands at a rate of some nine to twelve new switches each year.
Curt Bakken, President of E-Switch, said, “E-Switch is excited to be partnering with element14 and leveraging their European footprint of sales teams, technical support and regional distribution centres. E-Switch is focused on expanding our vast product portfolio and need Farnell’s sales and marketing expertise to fully engage with design engineers and purchasing teams to support our customers.”
E-Switch is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and has been delivering quality electromechanical switches to the industrial, electronics, medical, audio/visual, appliance and instrumentation markets since 1979.
In addition to providing customers with a broad selection of electromechanical switches, E-Switch also provides written and video documentation to supply engineers with the most current model information, specification sheets and professional certifications.