Profile & history
Company profile and history
CH Products is a leading manufacturer of Industrial joysticks and Hall effect control devices including fingertip joysticks, industrial trackballs and handgrip controllers. Joysticks from CH Products are used around the globe in many applications including: camera controls, medical instrumentation, agricultural vehicles, mining machinery, military robots, industrial automation, electric wheelchairs, material handling equipment, military simulation and consumer entertainment.
CH Products’ joysticks are produced in a vertically integrated operation with injection molding, screw machining and final assembly performed in over 100,000 square feet of manufacturing space in two facilities: in Vista, California and in Winchester, England in the UK.
CH Products is a pioneer in the joystick industry and one of the first manufacturers to incorporate Hall effect sensing into motion control devices. Our American and European design teams use state of the art design tools to develop innovative products for demanding applications. Our electrical, mechanical and industrial engineers use advanced software programs including: Solid Works 3D modeling, Mastercam and Cadence OrCAD, all designed to help produce reliable and cost effective products that will meet stringent design requirements.
Product quality is a constant commitment at CH Products. From design concept through production build, every detail of a product is analyzed to ensure that customers’ expectations are met. Both facilities have quality systems certified to ISO9001:2008 and a strong commitment to continuous improvement.
CH Products is a member of the APEM Group. APEM is a global manufacturer of human-machine interface products with 13 manufacturing facilities on 4 continents. APEM was a pioneer in the design of electro-mechanical switches and has been manufacturing switches and switch panel products since 1952.