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 Governor Control Systems Inc. (GCS Mid-Atlantic) 
Contact Name
Address1  3120 Arizona Avenue 
Address2  Norfolk, VA 23513 
Country  USA 
Phone  +1 (757) 852-5808 
Phone  877-659-6328 toll-free 
Fax  +1 (757) 852-5809 
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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; Seattle, Washington; and Norfolk, Virginia serve the US Southeast, Gulf Coast, Pacific Northwest, and Mid-Atlantic 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)
  • COP (Certified Overhaul Partner)
  • Diesel Fuel Systems Distributor
  • ATC (Authorized Training Center)
  • EPS (Full Service Distributor for Electrical Power Systems)


  • 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

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