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Why J.R. Merritt Controls?

Unmatched Quality & Reliability

J.R. Merritt's joysticks and control solutions are manufactured and tested to withstand the harshest conditions and use. A stringent focus on quality control in our U.S.-based, ISO certified manufacturing facility ensures the utmost accuracy and quality of all our electronic joysticks and controllers.

Fully Customized to Your Requirements

Every joystick we build is as unique as its application and operator. From the handle to the output technology, we partner with our customers to identify and engineer the controls that will meet and exceed the needs of their application. When working with us, consider our engineers and technical staff an extension of your own team.

Engineering Partner & Resource

We go far beyond simply supplying controllers and chair systems for your machinery. Our engineering and design teams will work closely with you from concept through installation. With manufacturing, engineering and service based in the U.S., we are only a phone call away to provide support throughout the life of your equipment and operation.

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iVT Expo 2024

Chicago, IL
August 21 - 22, 2024

The exposition is a perfect chance to discover everything from cab designs and components to next-generation technology for electric and hybrid industrial vehicles.



Booth TBD

AIST Midwest Chapter Show

Merrillville, IN
September 10, 2024

AISTech is a can't-miss event for anyone involved at any level of today's steel marketplace, providing perspective on the technology and engineering expertise necessary to power a sustainable steel industry.

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Refurbishment Program

As a service to all customers, J.R. Merritt Controls offers a product refurbishment program to transform worn products to like-new condition.

All refurbishments include:

  • Product repair to like-new condition

  • Extensive cleaning & lubrication of components

  • Re-alignment of drives (if applicable)

  • Renewal of warranty (1 year)*


*Some restrictions apply. Visit the Product Refurbishment Program page for more details.
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