Integrated Manufacturer of Eco-Friendly Pressure Switch Products

Since 1962, World Magnetics has been successfully delivering speedy custom design and engineering, responsive client-centered service, and highly reliable and durable products. Acquiring DuMont Instrumentation in 1984, World Magnetics has gained invaluable knowledge from manufacturing diverse product lines, developed shared strengths and enjoyed unique economies of scale. Privately owned, World Magnetics is the parent company of DesignFlex™ pressure switches and Durascan™ magnetic heads. Durascan™ is a leading producer of high-end magnetic heads for high-wear applications. DesignFlex™ is a leading producer of custom designed, ultra-sensitive pressure, vacuum and differential switches

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World Magnetics products are made in the USA, engineered and crafted from the company’s global manufacturing facility and world headquarters located in Traverse City, Michigan. A passionate customer focus and complete end-to-end manufacturing capabilities provide many customer benefits, including simplified custom engineering; quick service / turn-around; and high-quality, durable product solutions. This approach has successfully built World Magnetics into a well-known, internationally respected brand with an expanding global customer base crossing the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania. World Magnetics’ international customer team responds to inquiries and communications from an average 125 different countries, representing over 50 different languages.


810 Hastings St.
Traverse City , MI
(231) 946-3800

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World Magnetics is a fast-growing company with international reach. They employ electrical and mechanical engineers and technicians as well as circuit board designers and clean-room production specialists.

Examples of Products

DesignFlex™ pressure switch.

DesignFlex™ pressure switch.

Our field-proven DesignFlex™ switches offer a wide variety of housing, mounting, porting, diaphragm and set point configurations. Our standard in-stock modular components improve your product's reliability, reducing costs and shortening your time to market. Our long life, dependable, ultra-sensitive switches are miniature in size, lightweight and low in relative cost. They feature gold contact points, preventing corrosion and ensuring long life.

Durascan™ magnetic heads and magnetic sensors

Durascan™ magnetic heads and magnetic sensors

durascan magnetic heads, a World Magnetics brand, produces custom high-performance magnetic heads known for durability, long life, superior frequency response and increased accuracy. Our high quality magnetic heads are often used in high-speed / high-accuracy applications and feature tough, ultra-hard sintered and pressed ceramic wear surfaces. durascan magnetic heads include write heads, read heads, erase heads, and charge heads for both normal and harsh or extreme environments.