Thomas White Limited
ReeR S.p.A.
NOARK Electric North America
Mod-Tronic Instruments Limited
Magnelink, Inc.
Kinematics & Controls Corporation
Hitachi, Ltd.
FW Murphy
Fuji Electric Equipment Control
AutomationDirect Inc.

14 Magnetic Switch Manufacturers in 2024

This section provides an overview for magnetic switches as well as their applications and principles. Also, please take a look at the list of 14 magnetic switch manufacturers and their company rankings. Here are the top-ranked magnetic switch companies as of February, 2024: 1.VITZRO EM Co, 2.SENGATE, 3.NOARK Electric North America.

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List of 14 Magnetic Switch Manufacturers

*Including some distributors, etc.

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    • FW Murphy
      • United States of America Address: 5757 Farinon Drive San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      FW Murphy Production Controls, established in 1939, is based in Oklahoma, United States, as an engine management equipment manufacturer. It specializes in manufacturing electronic and mechanical controllers, compressor control panels, air-fuel ratio controls, scrubber controls, and valves. Its products cater to oil production and natural gas compression sectors across the USA and China. The company is a subsidiary of Genisys Controls, LLC, and has acquired ISO 9001 certification. It also partnered with Ariel Corporation to create the Ariel Smart Compressor system for compression monitoring and collaborated with 7 Compression to establish Titan-Flex, a technology for engines and compressors.

    • Magnelink, Inc.
      • United States of America Address: 1060 NE 25th Avenue, Suite C Hillsboro, Oregon, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      MagneLink, Inc. was incorporated in 1990 and is headquartered in Hillsboro, Oregon. The company is a manufacturer of magnetic switches and related products for customers in the automotive, industrial, medical, aerospace, and transportation industries. The company’s four product lines are Magnetic Switches, Defeat-Resistant (Coded) Magnetic Switches, Magnets, and Accessories. Standard switches are used in robotics, automated product handling, and other uses. Defeat-Resistant Switches use solid-state technology providing extra protection. Accessories include various connectors and adapters for switches.

    • Kinematics & Controls Corporation
      • United States of America Address: 15151 Technology Dr., Brooksville, Florida, United States of America

      Company Overview

      K Controls, a British company, specializes in developing, manufacturing, and distributing industrial valves, actuators, and control equipment to various sectors, including oil and gas, petrochemicals, and water treatment. For over four decades, the company has delivered inventive and dependable solutions to intricate engineering problems, earning it an excellent reputation. Among its achievements is the Queen's Award for Enterprise in International Trade, which it received in 2015 for contributing significantly to the UK economy through exports. K Controls is a provider of industrial control equipment both locally and globally, thanks to its strong devotion to originality and customer service.

    • ReeR S.p.A.
      • Italy Address: Via Carcano 32 Torino, Italy

      Manufacturer Overview

      ReeR S.p.A., founded in 1959 in Turin, Italy, is a manufacturer of optoelectronic sensors and controllers for industrial safety. Its products, including laser scanners, contactless interlocks, and photocells, are essential in manufacturing, robotics, automotive, and packaging industries. The company's innovation culture and adherence to ISO9001 specifications lead to the highest level of protection for workers and equipment and make products appealing to global clients. ReeR S.p.A provides technical support and know-how for clients to select, install, and maintain safety solutions.

      • Germany Address: Röntgenstraße 12 42719 Solingen, Germany

      Manufacturer Overview

      NWS, founded in 1973 and headquartered in Solingen, Germany, is a manufacturer of hand tools, electronic tools, automotive tools, and various types of specialized tools. The company holds ISO 9001 certification, verifying that the products are manufactured to industry standards and delivering benefits such as precision, durability, and stability to customers. The broad range of products includes industrial tools, safety tools, electrojoining tools, plumber tools, and sheet metal forming tools made with streamlined CNC technology and precision. It offers a wide range of tools for professionals and DIY enthusiasts, serving industries such as automotive, electronics, construction, and general manufacturing.

    • Hitachi, Ltd.
      • Japan Address: 6-6, Marunouchi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      Hitachi, Ltd was established in 2002 and headquartered in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo is a manufacturer of industrial electrical equipment and system solutions. The company offers an extensive and diversified product portfolio including industrial drive systems, power electronics, energy-related equipment, power distribution systems, and various other industrial solutions. These products serve as integral components that drive advancements in industrial capabilities across diverse sectors by playing a pivotal role in promoting energy conservation and storage, automating robot systems in large factories, enabling smarter manufacturing through digital solutions, and facilitating efficient transportation within industrial facilities.

      • Japan Address: 1-7, Yukigaya-otsukamachi, Ota-ku, Tokyo, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      ALPS ALPINE CO., established in 1948, is a manufacturer and supplier of sensors&communication, modules&systems, and components based in Tokyo, Japan. The company serves the energy, healthcare, automotive, mobile, and consumer electronics domains, where they combine and build on core device technology, including human-machine interfaces, SENSORING™, and connectivity. For example, in the healthcare industry, they supply components for medical equipment, including control switches, sensors, lenses, and joysticks, and the Senclear™ Microfluidic Devices for drug discovery and development. Their power conversion modules, current sensors inverters, and converters are used in the energy industry in storage batteries, solar power systems, and electric vehicle charging systems.

    • Thomas White Limited
      • United Kingdom Address: Marlborough Drive, Fleckney, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom

      Manufacturer Overview

      Thomas White Limited, conveniently located near Leicester, UK, has been a manufacturer of magnetic switches, reed switches, GMR switches, and proximity sensors for industrial applications since 1904. The company’s magnetic switches and reed switches are used for engineering applications, such as liquid flow, pneumatic cylinders, counting systems, and door and window security. The company serves clients in automation and robotics, in industries, such as automotive, food processing, marine, and medicine. It currently supplies magnetic switches and its other products to countries in Europe, Africa, South America, and North America.

      • Taiwan Address: No. 4-46, Feng-Jen Road, Renwu District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

      Manufacturer Overview

      SENGATE, established in 1980 and located in Taiwan, is a manufacturer and supplier of security products for both residential and commercial properties. The company's product line includes photoelectric beam sensors, prox readers, magnetic shutter sensors, glass sensors, and taut wire fence sensors. This ISO: 9001 certified company also provides fence sensors, magnetic switch sensors, and emergency buttons. All of these products come with CE, FCC and IP rating certifications, and serve the security markets in Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America.

    • NOARK Electric North America

      Manufacturer Overview

      NOARK is based in Pomona, California, and is a global manufacturer of low-voltage electrical components for industrial applications. NOARK specializes in motor controls and protection for original equipment and manufacturers with products covered by five-year limited warranties. NOARK parts are used in numerous solutions such as HVAC and refrigeration, industrial food equipment, panel builders, digital storage, and engine generators. NOARK’s main product lines include low-voltage power circuit breakers, molded case circuit breakers, miniature circuit breakers, overload relays, and circuit control devices.

    • Mod-Tronic Instruments Limited
      • Canada Address: 1 Delta Park Blvd #12 Brampton, Ontario, Canada

      Company Overview

      MOD-TRONIC Instruments Limited was established in 1972 in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. MTis a distributor of industrial sensors, transducers, heaters, controls, and instrumentation, primarily made in the USA as well as Japan, Switzerland, and Germany. MT’s customers are primarily in the aerospace, building automation, manufacturing, medical, military, oil and gas, and water treatment industries but also serves individuals. MT offers an above industry standard 5-year warranty and technical support on every product sold.

    • Fuji Electric Equipment Control

      Company Overview

      Fuji Electric Equipment Control was established in 2008 in Saitama-ken, Japan is a manufacturer of power distribution and control equipment. The company boasts an extensive and diversified product portfolio including motor controls, MV distributors, energy control equipment, LV distributors, and industrial control relays. These products find applications in construction as magnetic contactors, automotive as manual motor starters, home appliances as air circuit breakers, health care devices as sensors and switches, and in environmental management for quality assurance and protection of high-voltage electric power and management of low-voltage consumption rate.

    • AutomationDirect Inc.

      Distributor Overview was founded in 1994 to provide solutions for the industrial automation market and has been growing its list of offerings ever since. AutomationDirects’ extensive catalog includes individual components such as cables, various controls, I/O devices, relays, gauges, fittings, and sensors to complete systems. Many parts and devices, especially PLC units are customizable. also provides support via video instructions, online manuals, a learning library, an active community forum to further assist customers.

Magnetic Switch Manufacturer Ranking

*Including some distributors, etc.

Derivation Method

The ranking is calculated based on the click share within the magnetic switch page as of February 2024. Click share is defined as the total number of clicks for all companies during the period divided by the number of clicks for each company.

Number of Employees

  1. ALPS ALPINE CO., LTD: 29,926
  2. Hitachi, Ltd.: 29,485

Newly Established Company

  1. SENGATE: 1980 (44 years ago)
  2. NWS: 1973 (51 years ago)
  3. Mod-Tronic Instruments Limited: 1972 (52 years ago)

Company with a History

  1. Hitachi, Ltd.: 1910 (114 years ago)
  2. VITZRO EM Co: 1955 (69 years ago)
  3. ReeR S.p.A.: 1959 (65 years ago)

Magnetic Switch Manufacturers in United States

*Including some distributors, etc.

Global Distribution of Magnetic Switch Manufacturers by Country

*Including some distributors, etc.

Country Number of Companies Share (%)
United States of America United States of America 3 27.3%
Japan Japan 2 18.2%
Italy Italy 1 9.1%
Germany Germany 1 9.1%
United Kingdom United Kingdom 1 9.1%
Taiwan Taiwan 1 9.1%
Canada Canada 1 9.1%
Republic of Korea Republic of Korea 1 9.1%

List of Magnetic Switch Products

26 products are listed.

Sunk Japan Co., Ltd.

Detimine the approach of the magnet to the component before contacting the electronic magnet switch J02P/n

Use an electromagnetic switch for the status of the automation component. The approach of the magnet to the component is detected before the contac...

4 models listed

Sunk Japan Co., Ltd.

Detimeter detection electronic magnet switch MMS before contacting the component to the component

Use an electromagnetic switch for the status of the automation component. The approach of the magnet to the component is detected before the contac...

10 models listed

Sunk Japan Co., Ltd.

Determination of magnet approach by non-contact type Programmerable magnet switch MMS 22-IO link

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The magnetic switch is used for the status monitor of the automation component. Detects the magnet attached to the component in a non -contact type...

2 models listed

Sunk Japan Co., Ltd.

Detimination of magnets in non-contact type detection programmable magnet switch MMS 22-PI1

The magnetic switch is used for the status monitor of the automation component. Determine the approach of the magnet in a non -contact type and out...

10 models listed

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