C. Cowles & Company was founded in New Haven, Connecticut over 160 years ago. The company has evolved from a manufacturer of lanterns for horse drawn carriages to a world-class, precision metal stamping company, producing components for U.S. and Japanese automakers.

Today, with six operating divisions, C. Cowles has diversified into plastic injection molding, commercial lighting, automotive accessories, boiler controls as well as burners, controls and ignitors for the heating industry. With a constant focus on product development and improved manufacturing methods, C. Cowles and its divisions maintain leadership roles in the industries they serve.


Cowles Stamping, Inc.
High Volume Stampings for the Automotive Industry
Phillips/Moldex Company
Plastic Injection Molding
ABS Lighting
Controlled Beam Lighting Systems
Cowles Products Company
Trim Products for the Automotive Market
Hydrolevel Company
Liquid Level Controls for Boilers
Carlin Combustion Technology, Inc.
Burners, Controls and Ignitors for the Heating Industry