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ITW Switches

Founded in the 1950's, this Portsmouth, UK based manufacturing facility, designs and manufactures the world renowned product brands of ITW Switches, ITW McMurdo Connectors and ITW ERG Components. The parent organisation ITW Inc., is a worldwide group of companies, with operating presence in five continents and production plants in Europe, North America and Asia.


ITW Switches standard products and bespoke designs can be found in some of the most demanding applications from automotive through aerospace, material handling, industrial automation, mining, marine and security/access to name but a few. All ITW Switch, McMurdo and ERG products are RoHS compliant and manufactured under ISO 9001 Quality Management accreditation, capable of being tested to all relevant major British and European specifications.

ITW Switches has a comprehensive standard product portfolio including push button, micro, slide, rotary, and rocker switches, as well as switch panels and assemblies. Further options available include vandal resistant, fully sealed and panel sealed variants. ITW Switches is also able to offer bespoke switch design solutions where the product specification you need does not exist.

ITW McMurdo Connectors has a history of innovation in connector technology, having designed, developed and produced a wide range of connectors for a broad spectrum of industries including aerospace, military, telecommunications and electronics. The portfolio includes a high density PCB connector system; a comprehensive range of budget, standard and high density D types, complemented by a full range of accessories; a series of industry compatible insulation displacement solutions for flat cable interconnection; a high specification 2mm pitch connector solution available released to BS9525-F0033; and a versatile range of rack and panel connectors for PCB and cable mounting.

ITW Erg unique trade-mark EIA colour coded actuating sliders on the extensive range of DIP switch products offer unrivalled reliability and broad operating characteristics, providing excellent performance in a variety of applications that offers programming and code-setting functionality to the switch user. The ranges available also include jumper switches, rotary switches and include edge mount and low profile options to offer a highly versatile range.

Over its long association with ITW Switches, Gateway has established a portfolio of stocked parts that offer a broad range of product solutions to customer seeking product availability.

ITW Switches

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