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Welcome to our blog, called "Ask Ken." Ken Boss is our VP of Sales and Marketing and has been with JN White® for over 30 years, so he knows his stuff when it comes to membrane switches, graphic overlays, and custom labels. His blogs insightfully answer frequently asked questions and share the knowledge he has collected over the past three decades.

JN White® Named Finalist for the 2019 ETHIE Award

JN White® Named Finalist for the 2019 ETHIE Award

JN White® has been named a finalist for the prestigious Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation’s ETHIE award. According to the RABEF, the award “recognizes businesses and organizations that do the right thing through strong ethical foundations, aspirations to high standards…

3 Signs it’s Time to Hire a New Design Partner

Now that we’ve entered the age of touch screens, artificial intelligence, and natural language processing (NLP), you may think that almost any design partner would be capable of developing a suitable membrane switch design for a specific need. Membrane switch…

3D Manufacturing Engineering Complex Assembly

3 Small Steps that will Make a Huge Difference in Your Complex Assembly

When it comes to user interfaces and membrane switch assemblies, there can be a massive range in the level of complexity. And as we all know, more complexity means additional design and manufacturing challenges, from rising costs and potential waste…

Tactile Feedback Design

The Variable Nature of Tactile Feedback Design Across Industries

There are countless possible configurations when developing a membrane switch, with each option primarily dependent on the type of application, intended user and expected environment. Further Considerations: Is copper flex necessary? What is the preferred LED backlighting option? Are silicone…

Adhesive Label Safety Guidelines

Guidelines for Safety Label Adhesives

It’s easy to take safety labels for granted. We see them everywhere. However, it’s important to remember that each label serves a necessary, important function and purpose by conveying critical information such as electrical rating, warning or cautionary statements, and…

Membrane Switch Customization

Customization of Membrane Switches for Individuals with Disabilities

When we consider the prevalence of technology in our everyday lives, we typically view it as a convenience that is intended to save us time and effort. However, for individuals with physical or communicative disabilities, those same devices can actually…

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