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About

SGE is a leading supplier of Human Machine Interface (HMI) products to the automotive, industrial, marine, aviation and other industries. Our products include decorative and functional plastic parts, silicone rubber keypads and other rubber products and assemblies. SGE engineers assist customers throughout the entire product development stage from concept through product end of life. SGE’s in-house supply chain specialists manage production forecasts/schedules, lead time, freight and warehouse options, using state-of-the-art custom supply chain management software. This global support network offers value-added world-class service to customers that require engineered products and a reliable supply chain.

SGE engineers assist in the design and development of products, from concept to launch, through all revisions and quality checks. To best meet customer needs, SGE’s in-house supply chain specialists manage production forecasts/schedules, lead time, freight and warehouse options. This global support network offers value-added world-class service to customers that require engineered products and a reliable supply chain.

S/G Timeline

1979

  • Founded by Jerry Symeon in Racine, Wisconsin
  • Representing Far East manufacturers of electronic components

1982

  • Partnered with Silitech Technology Corporation
  • Leading manufacturer of Human Machine Interface (HMI) products

1985

  • Moved to Memphis, TN
  • Better positioning to serve North American customers with design support and logistics

1987

  • Opened sales office in Michigan
  • Placing sales focus on the automotive industry

1994

  • Increased manufacturing capabilities and flexibility
  • Silitech Malaysia designated exclusively to automotive industry with 235,000sf plant and 1,200 employees

1997

  • Moved to current 35,000sf facility in Cordova, TN.
  • Housing management, engineering, supply chain group and warehouse under one roof

2003

  • Developed custom Supply Chain Management System
  • Enhancement to forecasting, production scheduling, lead-time, freight and warehouse options, supply chain visibility, historical and current sync of customer requirements with orders.

2010

  • Current owners purchase Company
  • Mr. Symeon retires and sells to employees Dale Watkins, Stan Sappington and Lou Bursi

2017

  • Technical & production enhancements
  • Silitech Malaysia facilities upgrade and launch implementation of scientific molding approach (RJG Methodology)

2018

  • More technical & production enhancements
  • Development of Three Dimensional Overlay Method (TOM) and Film Insert Molding (FIM) by Silitech Malaysia