Electric Actuators / Motion Control / Motors / Drives

John Henry Foster distributes electric actuators and motion control systems. Electric actuators provide precise control and positioning for enhanced flexibility leading to lower operating costs. Electric actuators also have advantages in providing long life, speed and durability. JHF represents many manufacturers including Bimba Manufacturing, Carlo Gavazzi, Control Techniques/Leroy-Somer/Nidec, Duff-Norton, Intelligent Actuator America, Inc. and Robohand/DESTACO. An assessment of your own needs and equipment can help you find the right balance while increasing performance and reliability.

In addition to electric actuator product distribution, JHF offers Automation Luncheons to enhance the value and efficiency of your electric automation system.

Contact us today for more information on how industrial motion control can work to bring tangible results to your bottom line at 800.582.5162 or email us.



Original line electric rod type

Bimba | Intek

Belt, ballscrew, rack and pinion, thrusters, idlers, linear servo, gantry systems

Carlo Gavazzi

Contactors, overloads, manual motor starters, soft starters, solid state contactors, definite purpose contactors, miniature circuit protectors/breakers

Control Techniques/Leroy-Somer/Nidec

Servo motors, servo drives, AC/DC drives, induction/permanent, magnet/DC motors


Screw jacks, linear actuators, electric cylinders, acme and ball screws & nuts, rail maintenance equipment

IAI America, Inc.

ROBO Cylinder™, linear, rotary actuators, grippers, controllers, Mini ROBO cylinder, IX SCARA robots, TT-Tabletop robots


Electric grippers, power clamps

Contact Us

651-452-8452 | 800-582-5162


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