Company growing steps
The Name “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 (Now Merit Barcelona factory) from Eaton to create a product line named Mechatronics.
Merit Barcelona factory was established in 1941, specialized in manufacturing switches for home. It started manufacturing switches for cars since 1955. It was acquired by Eaton in 1994 and Eaton was acquired by Delphi in 2001, which has highly automated facility with advanced, vertically integrated manufacturing capabilities and recognized as best-in-class in terms of injection molding, automated assembly and quality.