LONDON Custom microswitches specialist Microprecision Electronics (Vouvry, Switzerland) has acquired , for an undisclosed sum, Wilbrecht Electronics Inc's LEDCO Division, which makes a wide range of precision, U.S.-made LED assemblies, metal foil resistors, microswitches and sealed position switches.
The Wilbrecht LEDCO division includes sales offices in St. Paul, MN and a QPL certified factory in Huron SD. The new entity will operate as a Microprecision subsidiary under the name Wilbrecht LEDCO Inc.
Microprecision was founded in 1956 and began as a manufacturer and supplier of precision parts for the Swiss watch industry. Subsequently, the privately held group developed microswitches and focused on the development, manufacturing and distribution of customized switches for OEM transmission and brakes, electrical and machine tool, and numerous other applications.
Microprecision and Wilbrecht Electronics have been collaborating in the U.S. market since 2007.
Wilbrecht is a 50-year old engineering group that now provides OEMs customized precision passive electrical components—including LEDCO's RoHS-compliant, multiple-mount LED assemblies; NASA-approved metal foil resistors; and other components to the medical, aerospace and communications sectors.