Paul Zahorecz
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Los Angeles, CA, March 07, 2017 – Nelson-Miller is pleased to announce the acquisition of Wausau, WI-based, Wilson-Hurd.

Wilson-Hurd is a manufacturer of electronic control, and human-machine interface components. With offices in Wisconsin, and China, they have served the industry for over 100 years, and work with clients of all sizes, and across multiple industries. Wilson-Hurd’s core product line and manufacturing capabilities includes touch screens, capacitive switches, membrane switches, and elastomeric keypads.

Nelson-Miller, formed in 2011 with the acquisition and merger of Los Angeles-based Miller Dial, and Nelson Nameplate, offers a similar product line to over 1,500 clients across the globe, and has been in the HMI industry since 1937 with the founding of Miller Dial.

“By combining resources, Nelson-Miller and Wilson-Hurd will now be leading the industry by offering strengths and assets that you won’t find from other engineering and HMI companies in the global market”, said Jim Kaldem, President of Nelson-Miller.

The acquisition was closed on Tuesday, February 28th, 2017.

Nelson-Miller, Inc. was formed in March 2011 through the merger of Nelson Nameplate Company and Miller Dial, Inc., two highly successful Los Angeles-based manufacturers of graphic user interface and product identification components that each served their customers for more than 60 years. Today, with approximately 270 employees, and a national sales team serving the entire United States, Nelson-Miller, Inc. is driven to become the most capable supplier of membrane switches, silicone rubber keypads, plastic and metal nameplates, and graphic overlays in North America, by building a business that revolves entirely around the customer. For more information, please visit,

Wilson-Hurd Manufacturing specializes in the production of custom electronic control products, medical contract manufacturing, printed electronics, point-of-purchase displays, as well as nameplates & dials, overlays, and panels. Wilson-Hurd was founded in 1904, and is headquartered in Wausau, WI, with additional locations in Berlin, WI, and China. For more information, please visit

If you are a Nelson-Miller client, and have additional questions or comments regarding this acquisition, you are encouraged to call your customer service representative at (323) 663-3971. Additionally, you should have received a letter from Jim Kaldem, President of Nelson-Miller. If you did not, you may refer to either of the following letters for additional information.