Custom Built Gear Motor Solutions

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Leaders in Custom AC Gear Motors & DC Gear Motors

We have a Custom Gear Motor Solution for you!


  • Autotrol is a domestic manufacturer experienced in the design and manufacturing of small gear motors.
  • Broad product offering of AC synchronous gear motors and DC gear motors offer design flexibility. The DC line includes iron core (brushed), brushless and corelesss gear motors, with optional integrated encoders.
  • Customer focused and tenured staff in engineering, sales, quality and manufacturing centrally located near Chicago, Illinois.
  • Vertically integrated manufacturing for rapid customer response. Capabilities include gear hobbing, coil winding, stamping, and injection molding.
  • Multiple production lines and experience in both small and high volume assembly allow us to efficiently meet your needs as your business grows.
  • Global sourcing programs provide cost effective alternatives.
  • Provide assembly of our motor into your sub assembly which yields lower total cost and shorter time to market.
  • ROHS compliant products.
  • REACH compliant products.
  • ISO 9001:2015 Certified.
  • Contact Us today to see how we can create a custom built gear motor solution for you.

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AUTOTROL is a vertically integrated USA manufacturer of custom built sub-fractional horsepower gear motors. We have a broad line of custom designed AC permanent magnet synchronous gear motors and DC gear motors.   Founded in 1964, Autotrol can offer you a wealth of application and gear motor knowledge. Our quick change over assembly lines can easily meet low and high volume requirements and our vertical integration will support rapid changes in your customer demands.

AUTOTROL is a customer focused, leading American manufacturer of customized permanent magnet AC synchronous and DC gear motors. We provide motion solutions in numerous applications. Specializing in original equipment (OEM), custom applications, our ROHS compliant AC and DC gear motors can be found in Appliances, Medical & Office Equipment, Agricultural Equipment, Vending Machines, Industrial Controls, HVAC Systems, Safety & Commercial Lighting and many others. Autotrol offers you the flexibility to customize motors to your specific needs.

We also offer Value Added Services which range from assembling our motor into your sub-assembly or product, to supplying complimentary components, thereby consolidating your supply chain and offering you the best "TOTAL COST" solution. We pride ourselves on our flexibility and focused customer service. Our goal is to surpass your product and business expectations.

Contact our experts to discuss your gear motor needs and we will provide the right solution for you!