Governor Control Systems Inc. (GCS/Gulf Coast)

Address 2022 Tamvest Court
Mandeville, LA 70448-1969
Phone +1 (985) 626-8707
888-427-4853 toll-free
Fax +1 (985) 626-8732

General Information


Governor Control Systems (GCS) is a factory authorized Woodward systems integrator and service/repair facility. In addition, we are a Recognized Engine Retrofit (RER) partner and a Recognized Turbine Retrofit (RTR) partner. As such, we sell and service Woodward’s E3 emission control systems. The E3 systems ensure compliance with engine exhaust emissions regulations. We are also a Certified Overhaul Partner trained to upgrade customers from Woodward's UG-25+ governors to the next generation P3 version.

We have built our reputation on providing reliable governor service and repairs, 24/7 worldwide on-site service, technical support, and an extensive inventory of critical parts. Our engineering team designs innovative control and monitoring solutions for engines and turbines.

GCS's four locations—Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Mandeville, Louisiana; Norfolk, Virginia; and Seattle, Washington serve the US Southeast, Gulf Coast, Mid-Atlantic, and Pacific Northwest regions.

GCS is:  

  • Full Service Distributor for Industrial Controls
  • Full Service Distributor for APECS® Small Engine Controls
  • Full Service Distributor for Power Management Controls
  • AISF (authorized independent service facility)
  • RER (recognized engine retrofitter)
  • RTR (recognized turbine retrofitter)
  • Diesel Fuel Systems Distributor
  • Authorized Training Center


  • United States (Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho North, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington State, and West Virginia)
  • Central America (Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama)
  • Caribbean (Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, Cayman Islands, Curaçao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Maarten/Martin, St Vincent & Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks & Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands (BVI and USVI) 
  • Northeastern South America (French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname)

Key capabilities

  • Governor repair—Inspect, re-build, test and calibrate to OEM specifications
  • On-site field service/emergency service—Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
  • Repair service center and testing lab—Extensive inventory of critical parts
  • Engineering services—Complete system integration, retrofits & control system modernization
  • Governor exchange program—1200+ governor exchanges for diesel, gas & turbine applications
  • Authorized training center—Product operation, maintenance, troubleshooting & repair


  • Florida
  • Louisiana
  • Virginia
  • Washington

Support provided

  • Sales Support (quotes, product information, purchase or pre-sale technical support)
  • Field Services (commissioning, troubleshooting, in-plant repairs)
  • Repairs or Repair Services
  • Replacement Parts
  • Technical Support and Product Troubleshooting
  • Upgrades and Retrofits of Your Control System


  • Actuation Systems
  • Air-Fuel Ratio Control
  • Automatic Transfer Switch Controllers
  • Detonation Detection (Gas Engine)
  • Electronic Controls
  • Emission Controls
  • Engine Control Systems
  • Fuel Controls
  • Fuel Injection Systems
  • Fuel Metering Units
  • Fuel Systems
  • Genset Controllers
  • Genset Control Systems
  • Governors
  • Ignition
  • Multi-Function Relays
  • Protection Relays
  • Solenoids and Accessories
  • Speed Sensors
  • Speed Switches
  • Synchronizers and Load Share Controllers
  • Turbine Control Systems
  • Valves


  • Engine Control Products and Systems
  • Turbine Control Products and Systems
  • Genset Controllers, Synchronizers, Load Share Devices
  • Gas Turbine
  • Steam Turbine
  • Compressor / Pump
  • Engines
  • Safety Systems