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From humble beginnings as a local wooden furniture manufacturer in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Gamber-Johnson has developed into the global go-to partner for equipment mounting products — fulfilling the company’s cause of “supporting technology to help save the world.”
This evolution from producing furniture in 1954 to becoming a 21st-century world leader in mounting equipment for electronics was a natural progression, fostered by a company culture of innovation and continuous improvement. As it expanded, Gamber-Johnson began producing fleet vehicle mounts for radios and computers, then providing solutions for material handling and point-of-sale, including mounts for security cameras and more.
Today, Gamber-Johnson is still proudly “made in Wisconsin” and manufactures mounting components and systems for laptop and tablet computers, radios, light and siren controls, surveillance cameras, point-of-use kiosks, printers, keyboards and other devices — all meticulously designed to be rugged, reliable, and responsive.
Partnering with major technology manufacturers such as Panasonic, Getac, Samsung, and Dell is key to this success. Gamber-Johnson is a trusted name in the industry; long known as the go-to partner for major rugged computer OEMs. With more than 20 patents and counting, the company continues to evolve, creating numerous jobs and meaningful opportunities for community stewardship.
As a pioneer in design innovation — receiving numerous awards and accolades as an industry leader — Gamber-Johnson has been the preferred choice of fleet managers for decades. Gamber-Johnson is a worldwide corporation with subsidiaries around the globe, including Precision Mounting Technologies (PMT) in Calgary and Zirkona in Sweden. Currently, the company exports to more than 40 countries, with installations in thousands of fleets worldwide. Heroes in police, fire and emergency medical services rely on Gamber products every day in order to better protect and serve.
For these significant contributions to vital industries on a global scale, Gamber-Johnson has received numerous accolades. These include the President’s “E” and “E” Star Awards, recognizing outstanding contributions and growth to U.S. exports; Wisconsin Governor’s Export Achievement Award, which honors the company’s work in furthering Wisconsin’s global economy; and the Cygnus Innovation Award, acknowledging that the company is at the cutting edge of emerging technologies. Gamber-Johnson has been nominated as Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year five times and also received the J.P. Leggett Innovator Award from Leggett & Platt, in addition to being named a “Workplace of Distinction” by Corporate Report Wisconsin.
Gamber-Johnson’s dedication to producing products that are rugged, reliable, and responsive is unparalleled. The Gamber-Johnson name has become synonymous with high quality, rugged products that can withstand even the most extreme situations. These products are guaranteed and reliable, hand tested for perfect performance every single time. With a strong focus on customer service, the Gamber-Johnson brand is responsive: offering custom-designed solutions, lightning-fast production and shipping, and working directly with technology partners to ensure the optimum fit, every time.
From the company’s local origins to its modern-day global impact, Gamber-Johnson has continued pursuing its mission — supporting our heroes and saving the world through a laser-like focus on innovation.
In business since 1954, Gamber-Johnson has proven to be a pioneer in design innovation over the years. As a result, Gamber-Johnson mounts have been the preferred choice of fleet managers for decades and have been installed in thousands of fleets worldwide. These fleets, found in diverse markets such as law enforcement, public safety, telecommunications, utility and the military, include notable customers like Honolulu Police Department, BellSouth, SBC, GE Appliance, Sears HomeCentral and the United States Army. Gamber-Johnson customers rely on the rugged vehicle mounting systems and docking stations on a daily basis and associate the Gamber-Johnson name with quality, safety and reliability.