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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.

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10 Ways to Get the Most from Rapid Prototyping in Manufacturing

Rapid prototyping improves the manufacturing process, allowing for better iteration and testing during the early stages of product development. At JN White®, we’ve used 3D modeling to revolutionize the rapid prototyping of complex user interfaces, membrane switches, graphic overlays, and labels. This is…

5 Industries That Rely on Membrane Switches for Core Technologies

At JN White®, our primary goal is to solve problems for customers, no matter what products they offer. Fortunately, our custom-designed membrane switches and membrane switch keypads have proven use cases that span industries. Since we service manufacturers whose products are…

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…

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