Nelson-Miller, Inc. Acquires KDM, A World-Class Manufacturing Facility In Xiamen, China
LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nelson-Miller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of membrane switches and product identification components, announced today that it has acquired KDM from CoActive Technologies. Nelson-Miller, Inc., based in Los Angeles, designs, manufactures and sources customized membrane switches, graphic overlays, nameplates, rubber keypads, touchscreens and other user-interface and product identification solutions. The Company's products are highly customized and are used by original equipment manufacturers in a broad range of industries such as healthcare, industrial, aerospace and consumer.
KDM, with its locations in California, Singapore, and China, is a global provider of user-interface components and modules including keypads, dome arrays and light guides to a premier customer base in the cell phone, point-of-sale, gaming, computing and consumer industries. This acquisition nearly doubles the revenue of Nelson-Miller, and adds outstanding overseas manufacturing and engineering resources to the business. The transaction provides immediate reach into new customers, products and end markets and creates a business with market leading domestic and overseas manufacturing resources.
Nelson-Miller CEO, David Bland, is the former president of KDM, uniquely positioned Nelson-Miller for the acquisition. David comments, "The merger of KDM into Nelson-Miller adds tremendous capacity and resources to our growing business. KDM is a technology leader in backlighting and interface solutions and has successfully supported industry leaders in the development and manufacturing of innovative products for more than thirty years. We are excited about the potential that this merger brings to the customers of both Nelson-Miller and KDM."
About Nelson-Miller, Inc.
In March 2011, two highly successful Los Angeles-based companies, Nelson Nameplate and Miller Dial, manufacturers of membrane switches and graphics user interface products, came together to form Nelson-Miller, Inc. For more than 60 years, both companies have created lasting impressions for thousands of leading companies and products. Today Nelson-Miller, Inc. operates under one roof in a 110,000 square-foot state-of-the-art facility in the heart of Los Angeles, with approximately 280 employees, and a national sales team serving the entire United States. Nelson-Miller, Inc. has become the most capable supplier of membrane switches, silicone rubber keypads, metal nameplates and graphic overlays in North America. After the recent acquisition of KDM, a world-class manufacturing facility in China, Nelson-Miller, Inc. brings an even wider spectrum of capabilities such as molding, dome arrays and light guides. With its global presence, Nelson-Miller, Inc. is committed to servicing its customer's world-wide with a local reach. For more information, please visit www.nelson-miller.com, www.millerdial.com or www.nelsonusa.com.
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