C&K Classified as Master Supplier by Airbus Defence & Space for Fifth Successive Year

Company Recognized for Excellence in Technical Design, Logistics, Customer Support, Quality and Commercial Interface

NEWTON, Mass., July 12, 2018 – C&K, one of the world’s most trusted brands of high-quality electromechanical switches and connectors, today announced that the company has been awarded the coveted Master Supplier classification by Airbus Defence & Space for the fifth consecutive year. Being named a “Master Supplier” is an exclusive status held by just a few highly valued partners of Airbus Defence & Space, a division of Airbus Group.

The award was granted following a formal supplier evaluation review grading major suppliers on five key parameters – logistics, commercial, technical, customer support and quality. C&K received excellent grades in all areas of Airbus’ Supplier Evaluation and Development process, continuing to meet or exceed its needs across the board.

Remi Antoine, Aerospace Segment Manager at C&K, commented: “This most recent award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team in ensuring that Airbus – and all of our customers – benefit from using the industry’s highest-quality connectors and components while receiving exceptional customer care.”

C&K’s portfolio of high-quality, high-performance and reliable aviation-specific switches and space-specific connectors are made to withstand even the harshest environments and conditions – including repeated use during long flights or the vacuum of space. For more information on C&K’s portfolio for the space industry, visit https://www.ckswitches.com/markets/aerospace/space/.

About C&K

Founded in 1928, C&K is one of the world’s most trusted brands of high-quality electromechanical switches and connectors. The company’s unmatched custom design capabilities are recognized globally by design engineers who demand reliable component performance. C&K offers more than 55,000 standard products and 8.5 million switch combinations to companies that design, manufacture and distribute electronics products. Used in automotive, industrial, IoT, wearables, medical, telecom, consumer products, aerospace, and POS terminals, C&K products include tactile, pushbutton, snap-acting, toggle, rocker, detect, DIP, keyswitch, navigation, rotary, slide, switchlock, thumbwheel, smart card readers, high-rel connectors and custom assemblies. C&K is headquartered in Newton, Mass. with global design centers in Newton Mass., Dole France, and Huizhou China. For more information, please visit www.ckswitches.com or connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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