C&K Receives Int’l Automotive Task Force 16949 OK

C&K, one of the world’s most trusted brands of high-quality electromechanical switches, today announced that all of its global facilities have received International Automotive Task Force (IATF) 16949 certification. C&K’s Dole (France) location was the first to achieve certification, with the company’s Huizhou (China) and Newton (Mass., U.S.) locations following closely thereafter. IATF 16949 emphasizes…

C&K Acquires Vuillermoz

C&K, one of the world’s most trusted brands of high-quality electromechanical switches, today announces that it has acquired the company Vuillermoz, a micro-mechanical components and tooling company located in St. Claude, France. With over 20 years of experience, Vuillermoz provides precision components and customized tooling to a variety of market segments including medical, industrial, and…

Private Equity Firm Acquires C&K

An affiliate of both Sun Capital Partners, Inc. (“Sun Capital”) and Sun European Partners, LLP (“Sun European Partners”) today announces that it has acquired C&K Holdings, Inc. (“C&K” or the “Company”), one of the world’s most trusted brands of high-quality electromechanical switches. Terms of the private transaction were not disclosed. C&K was founded in 1928…

Sager Electronics Recognizes Top Suppliers

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, today announced the results of its 2016 Supplier Excellence Program. Sager’s Supplier Excellence Program focuses on quality, operations and business systems functions, along with management and field level support. Sager recognized Phoenix Contact, Samtec, and C&K for their performance. This is the…

C&K: Accelerating its Digital Transformation

C&K hires new CMO to help drive its digital transformation strategy to better support its customers and distribution partners. Electronic component manufacturers are starting to transform their businesses through digital technologies to drive growth and improve operational efficiencies and relationships internally and with customers and partners. C&K, a nearly 90-year-old manufacturer of electromechanical switches, is…

Master Electronics Awards C&K

Master Electronics, a leading global distributor of electromechanical, interconnect and passive components, awards C&K their prestigious 2016 “Supplier Excellence Award” Award. At Master Electronics’ recent 5th annual MAKO (Masters’ Annual Kick-Off) event, Master’s Senior Vice President of Sales & Product, Riad Nizam, presented C&K with Masters’ coveted 2017 “Supplier Excellence Award.”   While presenting the award,…

C&K Partners with Luscombe Engineering

C&K, one of the world’s most trusted brands of high-quality electromechanical switches, today announced that the company has expanded its relationship with Luscombe Engineering, a premier technical sales organization representing only the best manufacturers of electromechanical, passive, interconnect, thermal and power products. Luscombe Engineering has worked with C&K for nearly 30 years, covering the Southern California…

C&K Recognizes Master Electronics

Santa Monica, Calif. – While attending EDS in Las Vegas, Nevada last week, Master Electronics, a leading global distributor of electromechanical, interconnect and passive components, received C&K’s prestigious “Distributor of the Year” Award. C&K Components awarded Master Electronics “Distributor of the Year” in their Broadline Distributor category. This is the second consecutive year for Master…

C&K Keyboard Switches Rated for 50M Cycles

Newton, Mass. — C&K Components introduced a new series of high reliability, ergonomic keyboard switches for applications that require long operating lifetimes, including gaming, industrial, professional, and workstation keyboards. The KBD Series switches, rated for an extended operating life of 50,000,000 cycles, are available with two haptic responses and operating forces. The switches are top-actuated,…