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Staying In Control

Prime Mover Controls (PMC) is a designer and manufacturer of marine propulsion control systems and equipment. PMC manufactures a variety of marine components, as well as provides system integration for complete propulsion control systems.

Based in Burnaby, BC, Canada and employing 25, the company offers a wide range of products and services including: Azimuth control heads and indicator systems for 3602 rotating thrusters; Bow & stern thruster controls; Clutch controls, propeller pitch controls, shaft brakes; Control consoles, graphics and mimics; Diesel engine propulsion controls; Distributed control and monitoring systems; Engine and shaft tachometer indicator systems; Instrumentation packages for propulsion machinery; Integrated machinery alarm and control systems; Lever and push button engine order telegraphs; Machinery alarms, horns, beacons, sensors, repeaters and watch keeping systems; Manual & automatic load control and load sharing; Navigation light control panels; Propulsion control systems, CP prop or FP prop, electric or pneumatic; Servo actuated control lever line-up systems (electric shafts); Station transfer systems; Tank level monitoring systems; and Winch controls. PMC is currently seeing its business expand, particularly in and among large U.S. shipbuilders. Historically, the company has had strong direct sales to vessel owners and propulsion machinery manufacturers alike.

PMC's latest product introductions are a 144 mm DIN size Push Button Engine Order Telegraph and an Integrated Machinery Alarm and Control System (IMACS).

The company believes that ongoing R&D is tantamount to its future success, and it continues to expend significant funds to research new products and engineered solutions.




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