Control buttons

As far as it will go. Control buttons have an important characteristic: They provide an immediate haptic feedback. For this reason, buttons remain in demand when it concerns safety relevant applications. For good operability, geometric precision is required to ensure buttons and guides fit together. All known surface processes are used for the decoration.


For individual buttons, IML scores through its precise radii. As opposed to painting, there is no edge build-up here. The ribs in the panel center serve as a touch guide.

2K Injection molding  

When a light guide is to be inserted into a button, the IML foil is omitted at this point for the second component.

scratch resistant  

These buttons are able to cope with frequent touching as well as the accidental contact with hand creams or spilt drinks.


A chic appearance complete from the machine. The high-gloss effect is created in the course of the injection molding and requires no further processing.

Further examples

A simple, or perhaps a black piano finish with vanishing effect after all? Buttons are as diverse as the car interiors in which they are fitted. Shape and color vary – but they all get pressed.    

Dodge place great importance on quality. The pushbutton screen is injection molded, painted, laser marked, printed and assembled at KH.

Snazzy for the smallest Fiat: The round buttons are created using 2K injection molding, painted high-gloss black, laser printed and ultrasonically welded.

Stylish in the Audi: The buttons produced using 2K processing receive a scratch-resistant and high-gloss coating with UV paint, and are laser printed.