Who we are

Merit Automotive Electronic Systems

Merit Automotive Electronics Systems is a Global supplier of complex mechatronics modules and switches of the automotive industry.

Merit switches

Merit has been created back in the 40s in Germany to design and manufacture switches. In 1996, Merit has been acquired by Delphi who combined it with another acquisition from Eaton to create a product line named Mechatronics. In 2016 DELPHI sold this product line to Northeast Industries from China.

In the beginning of 2017, under the support of the new owner, Merit realigned and started over as an independent company, with headquarter in Barcelona, research centre in Krakow and with facilities in Gdansk, Matamoros, Changchun, Suzhou and Jambeiro, following the footprint of the globalization of automakers.

Merit Barcelona factory has accumulated over 70 years’ experience of producing switches, from simple switches to nowadays human-interface products, including the development and manufacturing of Steering Switch Module, Steering Column Switch, Window Lifter, Initial Switch, Seat heat Switch for the global automotive industry and after-sale market, with a reliable quality, an innovative design and a cost optimised production.

You could easily find many cars on the road anywhere in the world that have a Merit product installed in it.