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!


  • Manufacturer experience in the design and manufacturing of small gear motors.
  • Design flexibility through broad product offering of AC synchronous gear motors and DC gear motors, including iron core (brushed), brushless, and coreless gear motors with optional integrated encoders.
  • Customer-focused and tenured staff in engineering, sales, quality, and manufacturing.
  • Vertically integrated manufacturing for rapid customer response.
  • Diverse capabilities include gear hobbing, coil winding, stamping, and injection molding.
  • Multiple production lines allow us to efficiently meet your needs as your business grows.
  • Experience in both low- and high-volume assembly.
  • Global sourcing programs providing cost-effective alternatives.
  • Assembly of our motor into your sub assembly yielding lower total cost and shorter time to market.
  • ROHS and REACH compliant products.
  • ISO 9001:2015 Certified.
  • Centrally located near Chicago, Illinois.

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Autotrol is a vertically integrated U.S. manufacturer of custom built sub-fractional horsepower gear motors. Founded in 1964, the company features a broad line of custom designed AC permanent magnet synchronous gear motors and DC gear motors. Autotrol offers its customers 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 our customers' demands.

Autotrol provides 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 and agricultural equipment, vending machines, industrial controls, HVAC systems, safety and commercial lighting and many others. Autotrol offers the flexibility to customize motors to fulfill specific needs.

We also offer value-added services ranging 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 solution. We pride ourselves on our flexibility and customer service. Our goal is to surpass your expectations through both our product and service.

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