A History of Service, Quality & Reliability

Compass Made is a leading contract manufacturer.

For more than 38 years, Compass has helped leading transportation, semiconductor, industrial, entertainment, and energy companies fulfill their promise with high-quality and reliable cables, harnesses, assemblies, and components.

We Do

Compass Made provides electromechanical manufacturing and assembly, cable and harness design, engineering, and manufacturing.

Our Locations

Compass Made’s headquarters are in Fremont, California. The company has additional manufacturing facilities in Deming, New Mexico.

We Help

We work with industry leaders in the transportation, semiconductor, industrial, entertainment, and energy sectors.

We Believe

We unite around the corporate values of Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Innovation, Improvement, and Customer Focus.

We Are

The seeds of Compass Made were sown in 1959 when owner Jack Maxwell began working in Silicon Valley. In 1979, he launched Compass to provide clients with reliable and high-quality products, built with skill and integrity.

Our People

Our brightest and most important asset is the 225 people who work at Compass Made. We strive to provide them with a safe and secure work environment and to offer continuous training and opportunities for advancement.

In the past year, Compass Made


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The 5 C’s

From the company’s earliest days, Compass Made owner Jack Maxwell has said that our employees are our number one asset and that their growth is one of the company’s top priorities. To that end, Jack has identified the Five Characteristics of Effective Leaders that applies to all who work here.


Leaders must Care


Leaders must Communicate


Leaders must have Character


Leaders must be Competent


Leaders must have Courage

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