Our Story

Hamsar – A Methode Electronics Company is a Canadian manufacturing success story. Founded over 30 years ago, the company has grown to be a world leader in designing and manufacturing custom lighting and electronic solutions for specialized vehicle markets through our engineering expertise and customer follow-through to elevate the vehicle experience.

In addition to our manufacturing and distribution capabilities, our Burlington headquarters also has an in-house engineering department and testing facility with up-to-the-minute design capabilities. Product design and development is at the heart of everything we do. Our on-site testing facility allows us to​ create a customized and comprehensive solution for projects with even the most stringent specifications and timelines from concept to final product. Early in the design and development phase, our teams are proactively engaged to ensure that solutions are identified to make the seemingly impossible, possible. Our program management process considers every alternative, enabling us to deliver inventive solutions that delight vehicle owners and create OEM brand identity. At Hamsar, we’re helping make our customers a little more successful, vehicles a little smarter, drivers a little safer and more comfortable.

In September of 2018, Hamsar and parent company, Grakon were acquired by Methode Electronics Inc., a global developer of custom engineered and application-specific products and solutions. Further information can be found on Methode’s website www.methode.com.

With access to markets around the world and complementary advanced technologies and innovations, the size and financial strength of the combined businesses will present customers with additional value through an expanded and diversified portfolio of products and a global manufacturing footprint.