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Welcome to our blog, called "Ask Ken." Ken Boss is our VP of Sales 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.

How to Solve a Design Dilemma

Developing a product from scratch can be incredibly difficult work. Organizations hoping to bring new ideas to life must be prepared to make painstaking decisions throughout the ideation and production processes. Product design is often one of the most challenging…

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Dead Front Panels: Expectations vs. Reality

One of the most common and useful graphic overlay components is the dead front panel. A fully customizable and versatile user interface solution, dead front panels can be printed to accommodate virtually any type of design supported by backlighting, embossing,…

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JN White® Named Finalist in 3 Categories for the RBJ 2020 Technology & Manufacturing Awards

I am excited to share that JN White® has been named a finalist for three separate RBJ 2020 Technology & Manufacturing Awards: COVID Innovation, Manufacturing Innovation, and Executive of the Year (Jason Aymerich). These awards, “recognize excellence, promote innovation, and…

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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…

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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…

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.