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OTTO Engineering, Inc.

OTTO designs, develops and manufactures control products and  communication accessories in Carpentersville, IL USA.  We design products specifically to meet our customers demanding applications.




  1. Customer Focus: We strive to satisfy our customers through innovative technology, superior quality, value, and responsiveness.


  2. Accountability & Integrity: We value honesty, taking responsibility for our words, actions, and results.


  3. Respect: We value and treat everyone with respect and professionalism.


  4. Employee Appreciation & Shared Success: We recognize, appreciate, and value the commitment our employees make to OTTO.


  5. Community Investment: As a privately-owned company, we are proud to invest significantly in our community and in our ourselves, focusing on long-term business success.


  6. Proudly American: We are proud of our roots in the United States, and we honor this by manufacturing our products right here at home.

Latest News

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OTTO Quickly Delivers Quality Switches

OTTO has short lead times on high-quality standard and custom products, including our more than 30,000 MIL-Spec switches.

CAN Rocker Expands Networking Options in CAN Solutions Family

The CAN Rocker includes OTTO Controls' exclusive color-changing RGB LEDs.

Game-Changing Wi-R Technology to Revolutionize Soldier Communications: OTTO Engineering and IXANA Announce Strategic Alliance


New Partnership to Integrate IXANA's Wi-R Body Area Network technology into Devices for the Warfighter

CAN Keypad with Exclusive, Color-Changing LEDs

The CAN Keypad is a CANbus-enabled operator control module that easily snaps into panels and armrests on heavy equipment and vehicles.

SPEC Innovations Now Represents OTTO Controls in India

SPEC Innovations LLP joins the OTTO worldwide sales network. 

Large, LED-Illuminated Pushbuttons are Available Watertight

The LP30M is a snap-action, commercial grade, LED-illuminated 30mm pushbutton that can be ordered watertight.

The First Tactical Spatial Audio Solution for the Dismounted Warfighter


OTTO E.S.P.™ (Enhanced Spatial Positioning) push-to-talk switch provides game-changing multi-talker communication capabilities for high-stress combat environments.

Upcoming Events

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21 Aug2024

iVT Expo USA 2024

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16 Sep2024

NSC Safety Expo

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24 Sep2024

MINExpo 2024

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14 Oct2024

AUSA 2024

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19 Oct2024

IACP 2024

Boston, Massachusetts View More
6 Nov2024

EIMA 2024

Bologna, Italy View More

Latest Blogs

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Clearing the Air

OTTO’s E.S.P. PTT empowers clear communication and improved decision-making for tactical air controllers. 

Posted by Will Martin

‘The Future of Indigenous Operations’

How Lynq PRO enables secure, effective communication with local forces. 

Posted by Will Martin


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