Reed Switch Developments Corp Facility photo, featured in an article on Electronics Industry Monthly

Reed Switch Developments Corp.

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Reed Switch Developments Corp.: Small Business Spotlight

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The 100% woman-owned and WBE-certified Reed Switch Developments Corp. was founded in 1967.

Founded in 1967, the privately held and second-generation family-owned and State of Wisconsin WBE certified Reed Switch Developments Corp. was one of the first industry pioneers in the design, development and manufacture of standardized packaged magnetic reed switch sensing technologies, custom magnetic reed switches, and proximity sensor assemblies. The initial product lines of Reed Switch Developments Corp. were primarily supporting aerospace, automotive, industrial and medical OEMs.

Today, the company has expanded that reach into a wider variety of applications and markets, to also now include a rapidly growing and evolving worldwide customer base and global distribution network.

The magnetic reed switch-based technologies of Reed Switch Developments Corp. are known for their fast-acting, high-reliability performance. The company’s magnetic reed switch products are free from mechanical wear. They are also hermetically sealed, as to ensure many years of reliable service within demanding environments. Most assemblies are also UL recognized and RoHS/REACH compliant.

With the company’s own in-house development and manufacturing capabilities, custom magnetic reed switch sensors, actuators and subassemblies of virtually any sized quantity may be accommodated, in quantities ranging from prototypes to OEM volumes, and with production lead times as short as ten business days, depending upon project complexities. The products of Reed Switch Developments Corp. are further complemented by:

  • Creative Solutions
  • Personalized Service
  • Standard or Custom Magnetic Reed Switch Sensors with Competitive Lead Times
  • High-Quality Products, with 100% U.S. Based Operations (Racine, Wisconsin, USA)
  • Value Added Products and Services
  • Full Applications Engineering Support

The team at Reed Switch Developments Corp. is committed to nurturing a family-oriented work environment, one where Proactivity, Creativity and Synergy are valued. We are committed to providing all of our employees, through their commitment, the opportunity to develop to their fullest personal and professional potential and to share in the continued growth and success of the company.

All products are 100% designed and assembled at the company’s Racine, Wisconsin-based global corporate headquarters and R&D Center.

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