Why Ward Leonard

Years of Continuous Military Service
Motor & Control Designs Available
Years’ of Continuous Duty Each Product is Rated For
Dedicated Field Service Availability
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125 Years Of Innovation

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Custom Integrated Solutions For Any Need

World-Class Capabilities & Assets

To enhance our position as a trusted partner, Ward Leonard acquired a range of historically significant companies, enabling us to become the preeminent resource for specialty motors and controls. We maintain the blueprints, documentation and skill sets to manufacture and refurbish their products “as new” by OEM standards. These companies and their technologies include:

  • Mawdsley’s motors for the Navy
  • Electrodynamics (EDY) division of Electric Boat for submarine low-noise motors
  • Tech Systems’ motor / generator solutions
  • JH Smith Lighting Corp.’s indicating lights
  • GE DoD components, controllers & motors

Motors & Controls

Do It Better Defines What You Can Expect From Ward Leonard

Ever since H. Ward Leonard invented the electric motor speed control system that transformed modern electrical distribution, our company’s sole focus has been to develop solutions that enable industries and customers to “do it better.” No matter what “it” is.

Whether it’s building motors that can withstand a torpedo hit, controlling mechanical components with more precision or operating fire pumps and water misters more efficiently, that passion for excellence continues today in everything we do — and what you should expect from us every day.

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Custom Engineered Solutions

We thrive on complex challenges and specialize in developing custom engineered product, service and integrated systems solutions that are purpose-built for high reliability and efficiency in mission-critical Military applications.

Rarely do we work with customers that want off-the-shelf products or services. As a nimble, agile company, we’re perfectly suited to handle custom projects. Whether it’s a re-engineered water-cooled motor, complex control system or new overload relay, we will work side-by-side with you to meet your exact requirements.

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