Governors America Corp. (GAC) is a leading provider of innovative engine control products worldwide. Our dedication and focus on our customers' needs has shaped GAC into a vertically integrated company with complete design, development, manufacturing, and marketing capabilities. Our mission is to provide trusted solutions for the innovative equipment that powers and builds our world.
Our market-focused efforts provide precise, innovative electromechanical and electronic engine devices globally. Our core competencies in engine governing and fuel system management systems have tailored our products to endure the harshest environments and every imaginable application. Our typical applications include both natural gas and diesel-engine controls for generator sets, material handling equipment, marine propulsion, mining, locomotives, military/government/aerospace, and off-highway applications.
GAC's broad, technically advanced line of electronic governing and fuel control systems provide solutions for your needs in both cost and complexity. Engine control systems range in cost and complexity from single-speed isochronous governors to sophisticated multi-engine load-sharing/power-control systems, full authority drive-by-wire systems, locomotive diesel electric controls, full engine generator military control systems and a great variety of complementing governing and control system accessories.
GAC maintains our leadership in the engine control field by incorporating advanced technologies into product development. These technologies range from enhanced analog controls to advanced microprocessor-based control systems. All of our products provide the best value available solutions in the marketplace.
We use the latest in electronic surface-mount and through-hole manufacturing methods and equipment combine for efficient and high-quality operation. The mechanical assembly process uses the latest in automatic and semi-automatic production methods and tools, augmented by GAC's full array of in-house CNC equipment that ensures high standards of quality and just-in-time manufacturing methods.
GAC supports its innovative designs with its vertically integrated state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. With over 68,000 sq ft facility, our headquarters in Agawam MA combines the latest in technology, equipment, and computer systems with an experienced workforce to produce products that exceed our customers' demands for high quality and on-time deliveries.
GAC is committed to manufacturing in the USA, currently producing 95% of both electronic and mechanical product families in-house. The ability to manufacture GAC's products internally ensures stringent quality monitoring and faster response times to meet our customers' needs. GAC has processes that allow for maximum flexibility in producing products in either high or low volume to satisfy the customer's ever-changing requirements.
Our manufacturing and delivery system is driven by a comprehensive materials requirements planning (MRP) system that allows for the full integration across all functions of the organization. The MRP system allows for an efficient and comprehensive method of operation that maintains GAC at the forefront of providing our customers with what they need when they need it - at a competitive price.
Behind all of this are GAC's employees. These highly-skilled, dedicated individuals are committed to continuous improvement in their areas of expertise. These areas of discipline include Engineering, Marketing, Customer Service, Manufacturing, and Quality Assurance.
Quality at GAC starts at the very beginning, with the design of our products. Our engineers design with one main principle: To provide our customers with the most reliable quality product we can. To do this, we design our product to meet or exceed the latest world standards and application requirements.