6 Million Products
Every month we assemble over six million switches, indicator lights, fuseholders and IEC sockets.
5 Manufacturing Centres
Almost all component parts used in our products; moldings, pressings, springs and turned parts, are manufactured within our own production areas, then assembled and tested fully automatically.
23 Automatic Assembly Machines
The great majority of our rocker, slide, push button and lever switches are assembled automatically.
52 Injection Moulding Machines
Working at pressures up to 80 tons, our mould shop delivers over 250 million components each year.
60,000 Miniature Springs
Some only a millimetre or so in diameter, are wound each hour. Every one will be measured and tested.
15 Power Presses
We manufacture over 200,000 Contact and terminals per hour.
Each assembly machine tests the electrical and mechanical function of every completed product.
8,000,000 turned parts
On site manufacture of our component parts ensures full control of our production.
A fully equipped toolroom manufactures and maintains the jigs, press and mould tools we use each day.
Flexibility of response
Twenty-four hour running allows a positive response to customer requests and ensures a competitively priced finished product.
Research & Development
Our designers will work with you to achieve practical solutions which satisfy your particular design criteria.
For colour matching and special printing our flexible in-house production will provide a competitive solution
Arcolectric is the largest manufacturer of appliance switches in the UK.
Arcolectric is a BSI registered firm to ISO 9001: 2008.
British Standards Institution approved procedures ensure that not only do we achieve the highest standard, but also allow us to demonstrate that we can maintain them consistently; Whether it be in Design and Development or Sales and Customer Service.
Certification no. FM14821.