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GCS specializes in innovative control system integration and monitoring solutions. Our unmatched 24/7 service technical support, training, and engineering services ensure that GCS is your partner for the lifecycle of your control, monitoring and measuring systems.

As a factory authorized channel partner with an extensive inventory of critical parts, we represent leading manufacturers of controls, starters, and monitoring devices for marine and industrial engine and turbine applications. Governor repairs, engineering service, competitive prices and parts inventory are available at our strategically located facilities in the Southeast, Gulf Coast, Mid-Atlantic, and Pacific Northwest.

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Governor Specialist


In response to customer needs, 1994 saw MSHS establish a division specializing in governor repairs. By 1998, MSHS Group formed Governor Control Systems, Inc. (GCS) headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and, an authorized distributor for Woodward, the market leader in engine control systems.

GCS has continued to grow, opening Woodward authorized GCS operations throughout the U.S. In 2007, GCS opened a full-service facility in New Orleans, LA to serve the off-shore and marine markets in the Gulf region. The GCS Mid-Atlantic Woodward authorized service center in Norfolk, Virginia was established in 2011, serving the marine and power generation applications within the Mid-Atlantic region. GCS’ expansion continued with the launch of GCS Seattle in 2013, providing Woodward authorized service, repair and control system design to the Pacific Northwest, Alaska and Hawaii. To date, GCS is the largest Woodward Channel Partner globally, and continues to invest in serving customers as part of the MSHS Group.

 

GCS History


It all began with a Governor

In response to customer needs, 1994 saw MSHS establish a division specializing in governor repairs. By 1998, MSHS Group formed Governor Control Systems, Inc. (GCS) headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and, as an authorized distributor for Woodward, the market leader in engine control systems. GCS has continued to grow, opening Woodward authorized GCS operations throughout the U.S.

In 2007, GCS opened a full-service facility in New Orleans, LA to serve the off-shore and marine markets in the Gulf region. The GCS Mid-Atlantic Woodward authorized service center in Norfolk, Virginia was established in 2011, serving the marine and power generation applications within the Mid-Atlantic region.

GCS’ expansion continued with the launch of GCS Seattle in 2013, providing Woodward authorized service, repair and control system design to the Pacific Northwest, Alaska and Hawaii. Most recently, GCS opened a Woodward Authorized mechanical service and repair facility in Grand Bahama in 2014. To date, GCS is the largest Woodward Channel Partner globally, and continues to invest in serving customers as part of the MSHS Group.

 

Industry Affiliations


GCS is a proud member of the following associations:

  • ISN - ISNetworld

  • NWPPA - Northwest Public Power Association

  • EGSA - Electrical Generating Systems Association

  • ASSCT - American Society of Sugar Cane Technology

  • OMSA - Offshore Marine Service Association

  • IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

 

Our GCS - Locations

  • GCS Fort Lauderdale, FL

    GCS Fort Lauderdale, FL

    3101 SW 3rd Avenue
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
    Phone: 954-462-7404
    Toll free: 877-659-6328
    Fax: 954-761-8768
    E-Mail: web(at)govconsys.com

  • GCS Mandeville, LA

    GCS Mandeville, LA

    2022 Tamvest Court
    Mandeville, LA 70448
    Phone: 985-626-8707 Toll free: 888-GCS-GULF
    Fax: 985-626-8732
    E-Mail: web(at)govconsys.com

  • GCS Norfolk, VA

    GCS Norfolk, VA

    3120 Arizona Avenue
    Norfolk, VA 23513
    Phone: 757-852-5808
    Toll free: 877-659-6328
    Fax: 757-852-5809
    E-Mail: web(at)govconsys.com

  • GCS Seattle, WA

    GCS Seattle, WA

    3425 16th Ave. West
    Seattle, WA 98119
    Phone: 206-297-0300
    Fax: 206-297-0302
    E-Mail: web(at)govconsys.com

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