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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.

addressable led

What’s New in Addressable LEDs

LEDs are perhaps the simplest and most common technique used in backlighting. These low-cost, low-power, highly reliable light sources come in a range of colors and intensities, so there’s a great deal of freedom from a design perspective. Circuit cards…

Tactile Feedback Design

Tactile vs. Non-tactile Membrane Switches: Which Is Right for Your Product?

  Membrane switches are affordable, customizable, and highly functional user interface components. Custom built for a wide array of products throughout the consumer electronics, medical, and industrial markets, membrane switches are durable and reliable tools that allow users to easily…

Using Social Distancing Signage in Your Office or Business

Just one year ago, social distancing was a concept virtually unknown to the public at large. But since the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic, maintaining social distance from family, friends, colleagues, and strangers has become one of the most essential practices…

Membrane Switch Testing

What Does Quality Mean to You?

Innovation is one of our top drivers, but innovation without quality isn’t innovation at all. It’s a good idea that didn’t pan out. It’s what overpromising and under delivering look like. When you’re considering vendors for a high-priority and high-value…

Do You Need Face Shields for Your Employees?

The coronavirus pandemic has made public health and safety the number one issue of our time. Reducing the spread of the highly contagious COVID-19 pathogen is essential to protecting families and workers around the globe until effective treatments and cures…

Mastering Design for Wearable Devices

Wearable technology devices have become an integrated part of everyday life. From smart watches to health monitors, devices worn on the body can gather important biometric data for further use and analysis. The FDA has approved a wide variety of devices…

JN White is an ISO 9001:2015 and ITAR-certified manufacturer of membrane switches, graphic overlays, and custom labels. All of our products are Made In The U.S.A. We specialize in the design and manufacture of complex graphic overlays, complex membrane switch keyboards, assembly and membrane switch testing. Our supporting products and services include: rapid prototyping; electronic shielding (ESD); backlighting (including addressable LEDs); design & development; vendor managed inventory (VMI); and medical device, UDI and UL label constructions. JN White works with global brands in the aerospace, medical device, medical instruments, industrial electronics, consumer appliance and defense (or military/DoD) industries. Made in America. Made in the U.S.