ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology and on May 20, 2015 ZF acquired TRW Automotive. The company is now represented in 230 offices in 40 countries. In 2014 both companies operated independently. Collectively, the group achieved sales exceeding €30 billion euros with approximately 134,000 employees. The Industrial Solutions (IS) product line in the Electronic Systems business unit (formerly CHERRY) develops and manufactures electromechanical components, specifically snap switches, panel-mount switches, rocker and sealed rocker switches, a full range of sensor products as well as Energy Harvesting wireless products. Target customers for the Industrial Solutions product line include (but are not limited to) home appliance, HVAC, medical equipment and non-automotive equipment such as agricultural and commercial equipment and power sports vehicle (including marine and RV) OEM’s and distributors.
For over 60 years, APEM has been a leading manufacturer of high quality miniature and industrial switches, offering one of the broadest ranges of products in the industry. APEM’s portfolio, comprised of an expanding range of MMI interface products, includes switches, joysticks, indicators and keypads.
APEM is a vertically integrated manufacturer with a strong commitment to maintaining its exceptionally high standards in safety, service and reliability, while continuing its emphasis on innovation and product development.
MEC Switches is a trade name of APEM, Inc.