About us

About MTI

MTI is a manufacturer and developer of precision, high performance electric motors, drives, and controllers in addition to precision winding components. We serve both the aerospace and commercial markets. This site is a compilation of standard products in a broad product line that demonstrates the scope of our capabilities. In addition to the products described herein, we have extensive custom design and manufacturing capability. Our technical support staff will be pleased to help you in finding the optimal solution to your specific application requirements.

Our Heritage

MTI's heritage spans 50 years. Over the years, we have developed and built a reputation for excellence through our ability to deliver high performance, cost effective quality products with exceptional design-to-production cycles and manufacturing lead times. This strong tradition is the basis for our compliment of existing designs and our strong technical leadership. SL Montevideo Technology, Inc. serves the aerospace and commercial and military markets, from our main facility in Montevideo, Minnesota and a Mexican subsidiary in Matamoros Mexico. Today, MTI offers one of the most comprehensive, high quality motor and controller product lines available in our industry, to meet virtually any high power density requirements. Our current products include a broad range of brushless and brush type DC motors, induction motors, limited angle torque motors, sensored and sensorless drives, DSP controllers, phase advanced vector controllers, and a broad based expertise in precision windings. MTI is one of a select few manufacturers producing system based solutions. Providing both motors and controllers, we are able to provide concurrent engineering with our customers to arrive at an optimally designed system solution. The company's products can be found in a wide range of aerospace, commercial, and industrial applications. These include missile flight control actuation, aircraft secondary and primary control service actuation, optical scanners, high performance blowers, medical, robotic, textile, polishing and grinding, aircraft environmental control, utility traction, and specialty products, including electrical power generation.

Quality Assurance

The process and function of ensuring consistently high quality is an integral element in our company infrastructure. Our QA programs are based on ISO 9001:2008 STD and MIL-I-45208. We also have a certified soldering and ESD (Electro Static Discharge) trainer and conduct our soldering and ESD training in house. Certifications and certificates are issued to persons who sucessfully complete the classes.


General offices, engineering and production facilities of MTI are located in Montevideo, Minnesota, 128 miles west of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Engineering, Research & Development and Administration, including Accounting, Human Resources and Training, are located in a new 12,000 sq. ft. addition adjacent to the main manufacturing plant to insure efficient service to customer needs. The main manufacturing facility is a modern 22,000 sq. ft. building of concrete and steel construction. In addition, MTI has a subsidiary, Cedro de Mexico, located in Matamoros, Mexico, with an 12,000 sq. ft. production facility.