Howland Technology, Inc. –
Powering Possibilities and Engineering Solutions

Howland Technology started in 1996 as Global Industrial Products, initially as a manufacturer’s representative company. Today, Howland Technology is a leading technology and systems integration expert for battery-powered drive solutions, providing custom engineering support to electric/hybrid vehicle and equipment OEMs nationwide. Whether you are a small start-up company or a large international manufacturer, we can provide the value-added support as needed to help you succeed with your product design, from concept to release. Our focus is to help you make your vehicle and equipment the best it can be!

Headquartered in Morton Grove, Illinois, Howland Technology serves North America with the products and services needed to design and support customized electric drives for zero-emissions electric vehicles and equipment, including: most required systems components, technical support, vehicle software programming and customization, performance optimization, and more. Howland Technology assists OEM and product developers with the integration of the hardware and software of the vehicle control system from the allocation of System-I/O, CAN interfaces, and other system requirements, as needed.

Howland Technology stocks all the system components you need to build a complete electric/hybrid drivetrain or stationary equipment. As a premier stocking distributor and direct factory sales agent for some of the world’s leading manufacturers, we stock the right system components for virtually every electric system solution. Our engineering design services allow your vision to become a reality. We provide the engineering partnership to apply this technology easily, effectively, and efficiently. The brands that we represent are some of the best in the industry:

Encoders and Sensors



DC Shunts, Fused Disconnects & Knife Switches

Electric Motors

Motor Speed Controllers,
Vehicle Instrumentation, timers & counters

Battery Chargers

DC Contactors and Disconnect Switches

Planetary Gears, Gearboxes, and Etrac.

Input Devices

Introduction to Howland Technology

Old-Fashioned Business Principles

At Howland Technology, we value the core principles of honesty, integrity, and fair business practices. We strive to be an ideal employer, customer, and supplier; a partner to our customers. Our dedication to our customers, guided by our everyday principles, has been the cornerstone of our success. We also focus on being good corporate citizens with a commitment to community and giving back by helping those less fortunate.

We pride ourselves in being easy to work with and are focused on long-term, successful partnerships. When working with Howland Technology you can always count on:

  • Technical/Engineering Expertise
  • A Positive Customer Experience
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • High Quality Standards
  • Innovative Product Solutions
  • Ease of Doing Business

That’s our commitment to you. See for yourself. We are ready to help you. Give us a call or send an email to