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NKK Switches

NKK Produces and sells the industry’s most extensive selection of electromechanical switches, setting the standard for quality, stability and reliability in switch solutions. NKK provides a full suite of customizable solutions that includes design, programming and value-added support by combining flexibility, expertise and a commitment to our partners’ success.


  • Japan
  • China
  • Philippines

For over half a century, NKK Switches has been a leader in the design and manufacturing of miniature and illuminated switches. The company was founded in 1951 by Shigeo Ohashi, who had the vision to design and produce high-quality, highly reliable industrial switches. NKK’s commitment to quality, excellence and innovation is apparent when reviewing the 500+ patents and numerous quality and innovation awards it holds.

In 1981, NKK Switches established NKK Switches of America, Inc., its North American headquarters, in Scottsdale, Arizona. Situated strategically to support the Americas, NKK strives to adhere to its philosophy of “excellence through innovation and customer service” in all respects.

NKK products are available globally through a wide range of distributors and an extensive network of sales representatives. Inventory is supported by this network on a global basis.

NKK’s North American headquarters has a dedicated team of switch experts to assist customers and distributors with engineering support and custom added-value product capabilities. This facility also carries an extremely comprehensive array of inventory to support its sales channels throughout the Americas.

NKK Switches