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Switchtec, a leading supplier of Industrial, Electrical & Electronic components
Switchtec Ltd operates as a UK franchisee for world-wide manufacturers of quality components. We are a leading specialist in the supply of electromechanical, electrical and electronic components. For more than Thirty years, Switchtec has provided a dedicated service to its wide UK customer base. With our emphasis on customer service; Switchtec carries over seven thousand product lines ex-stock ready for immediate despatch.
To our customers, Switchtec is much more than just a distributor. Switchtec is a valuable source of information. With experienced sales engineers we are able to provide ‘on site’ advice to enable your project to source the very best, most ‘fit for purpose’ product for features, durability, conformation, and of course price.
Even though Switchtec has 2 specialised product groups - Electrical Components & Electronic Components - serving differing markets, our mission is to provide customised solutions that meet our customers needs.
Whether providing products for a project or to a manufacturing production line, we bring our vast experience and expertise to every customer. Switchtec knows our customers are looking for more than just a supplier of parts. We focus on addressing our customers business needs with knowledgeable technical support, supply chain management and cost avoidance.
Switchtec prides itself on offering the highest quality service to our customers. All customers receive a first class service whatever the size of their order helping them run their business more efficiently. We have an excellent reputation built on the quality of products we offer and the high levels of service we provide. This is reflected in the extensive portfolio of world class customers we currently serve. Our customers benefit from our 60 Day Credit terms, with accounts opened the same day.
Switchtec has adopted the quality strategy in accordance with the requirements laid out in the international standard BS EN ISO 9001:2008. The quality systems that we employ allows us to demonstrate our ability to provide product that meets our customers needs as well as meeting applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.
Switchtec offers high quality logistics and supply chain management solutions direct to your stores or to the products point of use. Our Midlands based office has the expertise to ensure that we build the supply solution required to meet your exact needs. We are able to offer Same Day Delivery, Next Day Delivery, Timed Deliveries, Scheduled Orders, Call Off Orders, Customer managed inventory & Consignment/Bonded stocks. From our centrally based location we are able to supply nationwide and globally via our logistical partner UPS.
Switchtec is proud to partner industry leading manufacturers providing innovative and high quality products at cost effective prices. Operating as a UK franchisee for world-wide manufacturers of quality components, with emphasis on customer service, Switchtec carries over seven thousand product lines ex-stock.
With over forty years experience, ANLY manufactures timers for automatic control applications. The company has earned trust in its components from around the globe through its dedication to quality and innovation, establishing itself as a leader in the industry. Anly’s product range embraces the following timers; programmable, digital, analogue, star-delta, forward/reverse, flicker, defrost, off-delay, solid state, touch relay and motion detector timers, as well as counters.
The quality of ANLY is backed by numerous international certifications. For products safety and behaviour, its products are UL, C-UL, CE and CCC certified for American, Canadian, European and Chinese regulations respectively. For quality management, the company is certified in accordance with ISO 9001: 2008 that covers corporate processes regarding products’ quality and customer satisfaction assurance.
Founded in 1937, CITEL is an industrial group that engineers, manufactures and sells protection solutions for electrical, networks, telephone (digital & analog) and mobile equipment against electrical transients. These solutions are issued from continuous efforts in research & development, on the component level (such as Gas Discharge Tube), but also on all surge protection ranges to be ahead of our customers needs. CITEL is a worldwide leader in the surge protection market. CITEL has manufacturing facilities in France and in China and has sales office located in France, Germany, USA, China and Eastern Europe.
Firmly established for over three decades, Dinkle is a manufacturer of electrical terminal blocks and related products.
Dinkle combines the advantages of manufacturing in China with the technological capabilities of Taiwan to provide its products on a global basis. Its commitment to quality is uncompromised, and similarly disposed is its commitment to the improvement of its manufacturing processes as well as the ongoing development of design facilities. Indeed, to meet its global customers’ needs, the company continuously upgrades all aspects of its operations including its sales management system, material management, manufacture and stock management, financial control and after sales service management. This guarantees that each step of every transaction is performed correctly and smoothly, making Dinkle not just a quality terminal blocks supplier, but a viable business partner who can meet the diverse demands of its clients and end users. Dinkle is proud of its ability to understand customer's needs, and the accurate execution of their instructions has become a company trademark.
Euroclamp has been a manufacturer of terminal blocks for use with printed circuit boards and other applications for over thirty years. The company is recognized as being flexible, reliable and highly innovative. Indeed, Euroclamp’s great technical know-how has enabled it to grow rapidly in recent years, both in terms of its product offering and its presence in the worldwide market. In fact more and more, Euroclamp is identified as a ‘solution provider’, not merely a components provider. This is largely due to its skills in the area of custom, design-in solutions. Customers rely on Euroclamp to solve their design problems and needs, and in response its R&D department creates value added solutions that bring new designs and new approaches to the market. Flexibility at Euroclamp not only means complete technical support from design to final installation, but also a comprehensive and fast growing range of PCB terminal blocks, electronic housings and a wide variety of related accessories.
Hongfa is the largest relay manufacturer in China and one of the leading relay manufacturers and suppliers in the world. The company boasts a wide-range of relays, including signal relays, automotive relays and modules, power relays, industrial relays, latching relays, solid-state relays and power modules, and hermetically-sealed relays. In total, Hongfa produces more than 160 series of relays, with over 40,000 kinds of standard specifications, and an annual production capacity of 1 billion million pieces of relays.
Hongfa has focused on technological innovation ever since it was established. It has introduced the most advanced manufacturing technology and equipment available into its factories, constantly upgrading its technology level and improving product quality. Hongfa holds a full set of quality assurance systems including ISO9001, ISO/TS16949, ISO14001, OHSAS18001, GJB9001A, and IECQ QC 080000. Moreover, its products are UL & CUL, VDE, TÜV and CQC approved.
Kudom is a specialist in the design and manufacture of solid state relays and thyristors. The company’s strong focus on technological development ensures its products are manufactured to achieve the highest levels of quality, control and delivery. Its global channels extend worldwide, and in 2011 Kudom set up a distribution network specifically to serve the Europe market. Kudom offers a truly extensive range of solid state relays, electronic controllers and sensors for use in various applications including temperature control. Many of Kudom’s designs are unique and of course, patented. Kudom is certified to ISO 9001: 2008, but notwithstanding this certification, additionally it claims: "Top quality lives on trust.” Accordingly the maintenance and development of its quality management system allows for dynamic developments in the field of SSRs coupled with the quality demands from its customers. Kudom places very high priority on quality, and most of its products are approved to UL, CSA and TUV level of certification.
Established in 1982, MEANWELL is one of the leading switching mode power supply manufacturers in the world. Product lines include AC/DC switching power supplies, DC/DC converters, DC/AC inverters and battery chargers. With over 5,000 standard models widely used in automation, communication, LED lighting, medical and office automation applications.
SCL is a primary product source with an extensive product portfolio. Such products include LED indicators, timers, latching relays, counters, transformers, ventilation products, thermostats, and audible and visual alarms. SCL is recognised for its quality, reliability and cost efficiency in its world-wide markets. Thanks to its global distribution partner Switchtec, SCL is able to ensure that its products are available whenever and wherever customers require them.
SIRENA is a leading manufacturer in the electro-technical / electronic acoustic signalling sector as well as in the rotating, flashing and LED visual signalling fields. An innovative company, Sirena is a byword for new techniques and technologies, unique in its field, and meeting customer demands in two main market sectors. Firstly, Industrial automation embracing robotics, control panels, security in dangerous zones, E EX-D, as well as warning and evacuation systems. Secondly, automotive excavators including agricultural and earth moving machines as well as priority and emergency vehicles. SIRENA is a veritable city full of sound, light and colour, with its own resources and capabilities, contributing greatly to the improvement of safety in all working environments.
Telergon is one of the leading companies in electromechanical engineering, manufacturing fused and no-fused load break switches, manual and motor actuated changeover switches, cam switches, and a wide range of related integrated solutions. More than 50 years of experience in design, manufacturing and marketing have contributed to the company’s international success, with a presence in more than 40 countries. Utilising its own design and manufacturing processes and technologies, it has expanded into new markets providing products and support for those equipping their own assembly facilities.
Tend designs and manufactures a variety of control components including, limit switches, push buttons, indicators, cam switches & rotary Isolators. The company firmly believes that quality must always come first and in this respect its products have CE, TUV, VDE, UL and CSA approval. As well as quality, Tend products are respected for their reliability and performance and the company is an OEM for some of the world’s major brands. Tend continues to pursue its mission of developing and manufacturing high quality electro-mechanical switches and control components, and with over 26 years experience in design and production, Tend excels at meeting customer requirements.