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C&K acquires Vuillermoz


C&K, a leading global brand of high-quality electromechanical switches, has acquired the company Vuillermoz, a micro-mechanical components and tooling company located in St. Claude, France. 

With more than 20 years of experience, Vuillermoz provides precision components and customized tooling to a variety of market segments including medical, industrial and research (CNRS and CEA). This includes micro machining and over-molding parts a fraction of millimeter in size with tolerances +/- 1 micron. Vuillermoz manufactures precision parts for medical applications requiring 5 microns of precision over 24 incremental steps.  The company is capable of drilling a 3 microns hole into a tenth of a millimeter wire to hold a camera for heart diagnostics.

C&K has one of the industry’s broadest global switch portfolios.  With global manufacturing operations in Asia and Europe, C&K offers more than 55,000 standard products and 8.5 million switch combinations to companies that design, manufacture and distribute electronics products. In addition, the company’s unmatched custom design capabilities are recognized globally by engineers who demand reliable switch precision and performance. C&K is owned by an affiliate of Sun European Partners, LLP.