Originally established in 1932, Arcolectric is now recognised worldwide as a leading manufacturer of appliance switches and indicator solutions. Delivering over 72 million finished products each year, we manufacture in three purpose built locations across the globe. Our facility in Shenzhen China has a production area of 4,000 square metres and our production unit located in Tunisia has in excess of 3,000 square metres of production space. These, together with our UK factory in West Molesey, total over 8,670 square metres, collectively provide a very flexible global structure to deliver competitively priced, high quality components on time, every time.
Arcolectric's ability to serve your present and future needs is achieved through the combination of a strong international manufacturing structure, expertise in product design, efficient manufacturing techniques and our extensive network of knowledgeable sales representatives and distributors.
Much of our assembly is automated. It is supported by departments manufacturing all component parts:
- 52 Arburg moulding machines with up to 32 impressions per tool, produce 250 million mouldings per year
- 5 Bihler, 1 Mabu, 2 Bruderer, 2 Derota and 5 CVA machines press, form and weld 200,000 terminals and Contact per hour
- Swiss-made Schenker spring machines wind up to 60,000 precision springs per hour
- Our 9 auto turning machines supply a requirement for over 8 million turnings annually
- We have a fully equipped toolroom and printing department
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Our sales are truly international, represented in over 35 countries by local stocking distributors. We have dedicated sales and support resources located across China, South East Asia, The Americas, Central and Eastern Europe, Western Europe and in the UK.
Arcolectric is committed to training programs to raise the skill level of all employees. Training programs emphasise quality and customer service.
The majority of Arcolectric products are covered by international approvals. These will assist you in obtaining worldwide approval of your own products.
Europe: The ENEC mark replaces national approval marks for switches complying with product standard EN61058-1.
America: Switch approvals to UL1054.
Canada: Switch approvals to CSA C22.2 No.55-M1986
Our Tunisian and China factories are also approved by these authorities.
Appliances bearing the mark are able to circulate freely in Europe. Our products, when fitted correctly, comply with the requirement insofar as it relates to them.
RoHS and WEEE Directives
The RoHS (Restriction of use of certain Hazardous Substances) directive came into force on 1st July 2006. All standard Arcolectric products are RoHS compliant. RoHS Declaration. (RoHS Declaration)
REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) is a new system for controlling chemicals in Europe and became law in the UK on 1 June 2007. Current Status. January 2013. (Reach-2013)
Design and Development
There is no other industry that evolves as rapidly as electronic component engineering. We have design resources located around the world to help you with your own product development, backed up with a responsive sample request service.
We also focus on innovative technologies that help you build what's coming next by utilising reliable and proven technology to provide inventive, customer aligned solutions - our products can really add value to your own designs.
England KT8 2RF
Elektron Technology plc, Broers Building, JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 0FA
Registered Number: 4949934
Registered in England
Elektron Components Corporation
31-315 Plantation Drive
China and Asia:
Elektron Components (ShenZhen) Ltd
A2, 1-3 floors, NO.23, Xin Buxin Road, Tongle Community, Longgang Street, Longgang District, Shenzhen, China
Tel: 0755-3328 8988
Fax: 0755-3328 8878
Arcolectric a brand of Elektron Technology