Founded in 1949, Hamlin is a privately owned company that caters to the needs of clients in the automotive, industrial and consumer product industries worldwide. The company employs more than 1,000 staff members and operates various facilities in the United States, United Kingdom and Mexico. It manufactures and sells a variety of position, flow and movement sensing solutions. In addition, Hamlin designs and develops various reed switches and relays through automated processes. The company uses vacuum deposition technology to control the application of contact materials at molecular levels. Its products facilitate the remote reading of utility meters, safety interlocks and fuel monitoring systems.