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- For over 60 years, APEM has been a leading manufacturer of high quality miniature and industrial switches, offering one of the broadest ranges of products in the industry.  APEM’s portfolio, comprised of an expanding range of HMI interface products, includes switches, joysticks, indicators and keypads.

APEM is a vertically integrated manufacturer with a strong commitment to maintaining its exceptionally high standards in safety, service and reliability, while continuing its emphasis on innovation and product development.  For more information about APEM, Inc.’s product line, please visit the company’s website at

CH Products and MEC Switches are trade names of APEM, Inc.

TS Series Thumbsticks

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APEM's TS Series Thumbstick is a proportional two axis joystick in a miniature package. Learn More

Hall-Effect Joysticks

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APEM's CJ series joystick features an ergonomic multifunction handle purposely designed for safety critical hand-operated applications.Learn More

HF Series Hall-Effect Joysticks

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APEM, Inc. introduces four new handle options for the Hall-effect HF series joysticks.Learn More

Featured Products

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Navigation Solutions

MEC, a leading manufacturer of premium pushbutton switches and wide-variety of switch accessories, proudly offers navigational solutions for menu and selection applications. Learn More

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Hall-Effect Joysticks

APEM offers a large variety of Hall-Effect joysticks. Learn More

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Q Series LED Indicators

APEM's Q series includes a large selection of LED indicators in sizes from 6 mm to 22 mm and options including bezel materials, colors, markings, and mounting.

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Emergency Stop Switches and Accessories

APEM Incorporated's emergency stop switches and accessories are ergonomically designed and feature many different actuator options.

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Q10 Series Stainless Steel LED Indicator

APEM introduces the newest addition to its rapidly expanding LED indicator line, the 10 mm stainless steel Q series.

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Ultramec™ 6C Series Tactile Switch

MEC Switches' Ultramec 6C is an excellent low-profile pushbutton option for handheld devices or in applications that are limited in both space and height.

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NV Series 5-Way, Switch-Based Joystick

APEM introduces the highly anticipated addition to its expanding industrial joystick line: the NV series.

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MT Series Industrial Toggle Actuators

APEM’s environmentally sealed MT series toggle switch, designed for a broad range of markets, is now available with two additional actuator styles.

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Tools and Support

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Product Selection Guide

Search and view APEM’s Selection Guides for panel mount switches, PCB switches, industrial joysticks and LED indicators. Learn More

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Shortform Catalog

View APEM’s 2014-2015 shortform catalog for APEM and MEC switches. Learn More

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Corporate Brochure

APEM’s Corporate Brochure offers an overview of its major product lines. Learn More

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Find the latest news from APEM. Learn More

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General Technical Information

Search and view general technical information about APEM’s products. Learn More

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Review safety standards, product qualifications, quality standards and more from APEM. Learn More

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PC Series Pendant Controllers

PC Series Pendant Controller

Duration: 5 minutes

APEM Inc.’s PC series is an innovative and ergonomic game style pendant controller

HF Series of Hall Effect Joysticks

HF Series of Hall Effect Joysticks

Duration: 10 minutes

Four new handle options for the HF series of Hall effect joystick.

LED Indicators

LED Indicators Overview

Duration: 5 minutes

LED indicators construction, applications, and design options along with APEM's part number configuration.

Apem HR Series

HR Series

Duration: 5 minutes

APEM’s HR series is a single axis thumbwheel using non-contacting Hall-effect technology to provide highly repeatable linear voltage output.

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