2007 Profiles of Appliance Industry Suppliers: ALPS Electric Co., Ltd.
March 2007
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910 E. Hamilton Ave., Suite 500
Campbell, California, U.S. 95008
Tel: +1-408-361-6400 • Fax: +1-408-226-7301

Web site: www.alpsusa.com/appliance

Solutions Behind the Design
Since its establishment in 1948, ALPS Electric has specialized in high-quality, state-of-the-art components essential to the creation of products for the electronics industry. With 23 production facilities in six countries and 54 sales offices in nine countries (Japan, China, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan, Singapore, Europe, North America, and South America), ALPS is well-positioned to address market needs, win customer satisfaction and deliver products efficiently around the globe.

The Technology: Commitment to R&D
ALPS is dedicated to creating proprietary technologies essential to producing components of exceptional quality and reliability. ALPS continues to develop technologies that add value to customer products through efficiencies in performance and cost. With a strong commitment to R&D, ALPS’s intellectual property portfolio consists of more than 1,700 foreign and domestic patent applications.

The Products: Highly Diverse, Very Functional and Efficient
With electronic products becoming increasingly sophisticated, demand is rising for very functional and efficient components. ALPS offers a wide variety of components, including switches, potentiometers and card connectors, as well as functional components such as sensors and encoders. These high-quality components are based on precision machinery design, high-density mounting and microscopic processing technologies, and are utilized in a wide variety of products, ranging from cutting-edge multi-media equipment and home electrical appliances to industrial equipment. In addition to components, ALPS is also a manufacturer of magnetic devices, communication devices, peripheral products (LCDs, thermal printers, FDD, and remote control units), and automotive electronics.
ALPS is committed to protecting the environment and safeguarding natural resources through the use of technologically advanced business practices that promote sustainable development. The company’s products are designed to consume less electric power and enable reductions in the use of toxic materials, including lead and Freon.
Now more than 122 ALPS components can be purchased online at www.alpsstore.com. The store serves customers in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Products featured include switches, encoders, tact switches, and potentiometers.



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