About EAO

Established in Switzerland in 1947, EAO became one of the world’s leading manufacturers of electrical components. EAO remains family-owned and employs over 600 employees globally. With international production sites in Switzerland, Germany, North America, and China, EAO is built to facilitate the global availability of high-performance electronics components.


EAO Products & Technologies


EAO produces a variety of high-quality industrial, commercial, and automotive electronics. As a result, EAO products are suitable for various applications across various industries.


EAO offers products in the following categories:


  • Human Machine Interface Systems (HMIS)
  • Human Machine Interface Components (HMIC)
  • Human Machine Interface Automotive (HMIA)
  • Contact Switches
  • Control Switches
  • Control Switch Modules
  • Switch Panels


EAO Product Applications


  • Appliances
  • Automotive
  • Automotive Aftermarket
  • Automotive and Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket
  • Battery Energy Storage Systems
  • Building Automation
  • Commercial Vehicle
  • Communications Infrastructure
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Data Center Solutions
  • Electrical Contractor
  • Electrical Maintenance and Repair
  • EV Charging
  • Food and Beverage
  • HVAC/R
  • Industrial
  • LED Lighting
  • Marine
  • Medical
  • Military
  • Mining
  • Oil, Gas, and Petrochemical
  • Power Generation
  • Renewable Energy
  • Solar
  • Water Wastewater


EAO Distributors


EAO is a global leader in designing and manufacturing vital electrical components. EAO relies on authorized distributors such as BD Electronics to get consumers their parts at the best prices possible.


BD Electronics is a worldwide distributor of EAO products. Get a quote by visiting the website today!




Q1: Who is EAO?


A: EAO is a Swiss manufacturer of high-quality industrial switches, custom HMI panels, interface systems, and specialized automotive switch systems.


Q2: Where is EAO located?


A: EAO is headquartered in Olten, Switzerland.


Q3: When was EAO founded?


A: EAO was founded in 1947.


Q4: Where to order EAO switches online?


A: Buy EAO products by getting in touch with BD Electronics, an authorized distributor of EAO. You can order EAO products in bulk on the BD Electronics website. Just send in your parts requirements and quantity — our team will take it from there.


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