OEM Controls Blog

OEM Controls has been the leader in design and development of electrohydraulic controllers and control systems since our establishment in 1966. We configure each product to individual customer specifications using field-proven components, a long list of available options, and state-of-the-art engineering expertise. Our core products include single and multi-axis joysticks and controllers, ergonomically designed multi-grip handles, electronic valve driver boards, microprocessor-based logic controllers and integrated panel systems.  We provide what our customers want, not just what we have in our catalogs.

OEM’s headquarter is in Shelton, Connecticut and we employ over 200 people. Our blog is an easy way of keeping new and existing customers updated on our latest products and in the loop with current events!

16 01, 2020

Push Button vs Keypad

By OEM | January 16, 2020 | | 0 Comments

Our line of joystick controllers features various designs that are targeted at addressing concerns we have heard consistently across various industries. The face of our controllers are specifically designed to allow for ease of use, minimize wear...

13 01, 2020

Custom vs Customized Joysticks & Handles

By OEM | January 13, 2020 | | 0 Comments

After over 50 years in business, many know OEM Controls for our ability to design joysticks and handles to suit your requirements and needs. We pride ourselves on this feature that we offer because it truly allows for optimum functionality,...

03 01, 2020

Lever Comparison

By OEM | January 03, 2020 | | 0 Comments

Our OEM representatives are frequently asked about the lever options that we provide. We have both a handle lever and a captive sensor lever design. Both styles offer the same functionality however there are also some inherent characteristics that...


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