Automotive Control Cable Systems

Automotive Control Cable Systems Produced in North America, Europe, and China and Shipped Throughout the World

As a leading producer of control cables and actuators, Grand Rapids Controls focuses on solving problems with innovative solutions. We work diligently to secure an excellent partnership with you. We are proud to have produced innovative, industry-leading solutions for the defense, aerospace and office products industries, as well as automotive control cable systems. We create products to meet your needs, and continually refine our processes to make sure that we create the highest-quality products.

Control Cable Systems

With production facilities in the United States, Europe, and China, we have assembly experts with extensive knowledge in product development, manufacturing and material science. We focus on every detail of each automotive control cable to ensure that we are a reliable supplier to some of the largest companies in the world. Faced with the challenge of creating a power drive system that meets the OEM specification at a lower cost, we developed a solution with increased operational speed that met difficult specifications and was less expensive.


Handle and Actuator systems

Our integrated capabilities ensure that all of our mechanical control cables and handle actuators are of the highest quality, and they have helped us innovate many industry-first solutions. This includes lumbar cables for automotive seating and power sliding van door cable systems. When it comes to developing new solutions, we pay close attention to every step of the process from designing the concept to launching the final product. We employ a vast array of technology including 3D CAD design and support, mold flow analysis, sound and durability testing, production cost analysis, and product prototype building to provide you with all of the services you need.

Automotive Products

Our products are used in many automotive systems that make the owner's experience better, such as:

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  • Door Opening
  • Power sliding door
  • Deck-lid release
  • Seat back release


Comfort and Convenience

  • Seat comfort adjust
  • Window actuation
  • HVAC
  • Adjustable pedals
  • Power seat adjusters
  • Seat storage and removal



  • Park lock
  • Brake throttle shift interlock
  • Park brake release
  • Mirror adjustment
  • Seat interlocks

Automated Assembly 

At Grand Rapids Controls, our automated assembly allows for benchmark quality on a large production scale. We believe in finding innovative solutions to your design constraints, and our extensive system knowledge extends to a wide variety of different applications, from pull-pull cable systems for HVAC to powered actuators for seating. We have in-house collaborative capabilities that we integrate into a high value productions solution. Our holistic approach draws from our breadth of experience in different industries, fueling further innovation. With an emphasis on being highly responsive, our staff makes a point of being proactive in anticipating your needs. A forward-thinking approach is essential for achieving results, especially in a field as exacting as tactical applications.

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