Ideal Jacobs is an international brand that originated in the United States in 1921. Ideal Jacobs Xiamen was founded in 2005 as the Asian operation center. In 2012, an additional production facility was opened in Suzhou. In 2020, as global business growing Ideal Jacobs expanded its territory to Penang, Malaysia. Ideal Jacobs specializes in providing HMI solutions that includes products such as touch keypads, graphic overlay solutions, membrane switches, foam and gasket fabrication, sub-assembly service and PE solution that includes but not limit to flexible circuits, membrane sensor, heating pads, RFID and wearable parts. 4 manufacturing sites are:

●  Ideal Jacobs Corporation (United States)

● Ideal Jacobs ( Xiamen) Corporation  (Xiamen, China)

● Suzhou Ideal Jacobs Corporation  (Suzhou, China)

● Ideal Jacobs (Penang) Technology Sdn Bhd  (Penang, Malaysia)

With over 100 years of experience and knowledge, Ideal Jacobs services OEMs and EMSs in the telecom, automated banking, and medical industries including: GE Healthcare, Nokia, Ciena, Ericsson, Carestream Health, Flextronics, Celestica, and Pentair. Our global presence allows us to be flexible, competitive, and accessible when serving our customers.

Corporate Milestone:


  • 1921

  • 2005

  • 2006

  • 2011

  • 2012

  • 2014

  • 2016

  • 2018

  • 2019

  • 2020

  • 2021



Product development is at the core of our company. Ideal Jacobs R&D team consists of graphic designers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers. This team is committed to a common goal: turn your ideas into a successful product by designing, engineering, and manufacturing custom membrane switches, and user interfaces.



With no minimum quantity requirements, short run is our specialty. Ideal Jacobs manufactures the entire part from overlay, to circuitry in the same facility. This  allows for the most competitive price and shortest lead time. An established rhythm among our coordinated staff will move your parts swiftly through the facility from quote to shipment.


Our team of Project Managers offer continuous support throughout the course of every project. The PM responsible in leading a project, from its inception to execution, ensures all deliverables exceed requirements within the expected timeframe and allocates resources to maximize project efficiency.