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Welcome to our blog, called "Ask Ken." Ken Boss is our VP of Sales and Marketing and has been with JN White™ for over 30 years, so he knows his stuff when it comes to membrane switches, graphic overlays, and custom labels. His blogs insightfully answer frequently asked questions and share the knowledge he has collected over the past three decades.

The Variable Nature of Tactile Feedback Design Across Industries

There are countless possible configurations when developing a membrane switch, with each option primarily dependent on the type of application, intended user and expected environment. Further Considerations: Is copper flex necessary? What is the preferred LED backlighting option? Are silicone…

Guidelines for Safety Label Adhesives

It’s easy to take safety labels for granted. We see them everywhere. However, it’s important to remember that each label serves a necessary, important function and purpose by conveying critical information such as electrical rating, warning or cautionary statements, and…

Customization of Membrane Switches for Individuals with Disabilities

When we consider the prevalence of technology in our everyday lives, we typically view it as a convenience that is intended to save us time and effort. However, for individuals with physical or communicative disabilities, those same devices can actually…

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Digital Cutting Trends

It seems every industry is becoming more and more digital, and ours is no different. We’ve been printing digitally for more than 15 years now, and the advantages of speed, cost, and flexibility have been significant. Like many other printers,…

UDI regulation deadlines. Here’s how to make sure you’re in line.

Starting in 2013, the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA), the European Commission (CE), and other regulating bodies established new labeling requirements for medical devices. The goals were to increase patient safety, increase supply chain efficiencies, and improve the traceability…

New Material Trends

From prime labels to membrane switches, the materials we use on a day-to-day basis can have a huge impact on the products we deliver to our customers. That’s why I like to keep a close eye on new developments, inside…

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