Hamlin Electronics was formed in 1949 and has been a Key Automotive Group affiliate since April 2003. Today it employs around 1,000 people worldwide with manufacturing facilities in the UK, USA and Mexico, producing position and movement sensor solutions for its many automotive, industrial and consumer product customers. The company also has European and North American engineering facilities and a global sales network.
For many years Hamlin has been acknowledged as a world leading reed switch manufacturer. In 2003 Hamlin signed an agreement with industry leading Swiss, programmable Hall sensing element manufacturer, Micronas. The agreement gives Hamlin unique level of access to Micronas products, engineering and support to aid the implementation of Hall effect technology in to many of its automotive and industrial custom sensor solutions as well as a range of catalogue products.
As well as providing reed switch and Hall effect based sensor solutions, Hamlin seeks out and works with technology developers to deliver new and exciting, next generation, solutions to its customers.