100% Employee Owned, Founded 1954

Innovating The Industrial World, One Customer at a Time.
We apply technologies and services to increase efficiency, reduce risk, and improve quality.
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Offering ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited Calibration Services
Did you know Cross offers an industry leading scope of ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited calibration services? We have a network of precision measurement laboratories throughout the U.S. all accredited by A2LA.
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Industrial Automation

Solve the most challenging applications with robotic, pneumatic, and machine automation solutions.

Industrial Hose and Fittings

Connected with quality… total hose and fitting products and services in store or at your facility. All North Carolina store locations in our network are authorized Parker stores.

Precision Measurement

Your trusted measurement partner providing accuracy, reliability, and efficiency to let you focus on what you do best. J.A. King is now Cross Precision Measurement! Since 1939, our precision measurement group has provided industry-leading technical expertise and world-class customer service; focusing on character, integrity and professionalism.

Industrial Process Solutions

Focused on delivering engineered solutions including Systems Integration, Instrumentation, and Valves for the Process Industry, Cross’ Process Solutions Group partners with our clients throughout the complete lifecycle of their process.

As an authorized distributor for a wide range of top quality brands, Cross offers a complete selection of process measurement and control equipment through our digital store ShopCross. The products at ShopCross are backed by our experts in hydraulics, pneumatics, robotics, precision measurement, so you know you’ve got the right solution for the job. Paired with our industry leading customer service and technical expertise, ShopCross is your one-stop shop for everything industrial.

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Get information about industry trends, product updates, and educational content from Cross, the way you want to receive it. Select your interest and receive content tailored to your particular industry. With subject matter experts specializing in everything from mobile hydraulic equipment to robotics and machine automation, we’ve always got new content. Don’t miss out!

Latest Resources from Our Experts

As the trend toward electrification of mobile equipment accelerates, it is becoming increasingly apparent that simply looking at the power rating of the current Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) and using that to assume battery power requirements is not enough. In most cases, this leads to an overestimation of the piece…

Why choose Cross Automation as your Integration Partner? When looking for a manufacturing automation integration partner, we know you have a lot of choices. So why partner with Cross? Speed We know when you come to us, you have a pain point and need it solved as soon as possible.…

Study: Coefficients of Thermal Expansion Thermal Expansion in dimensional calibration is a significant factor to the values we report on traceable certificates. Thermal expansion is dependent on the composition of the material we measure and the standards we use for comparison. In addition, the time allowed for the device under…

Extend the life of your data center’s chillers with flow meters from Flexim Data center Chillers are a critical piece of infrastructure, as they prevent overheating which can cause damage and equipment failure. It’s not a surprise that in order to avoid these issues data center operators err on the…

Optimize performance without sacrificing safety with Doosan Cobots Doosan Robotics is leading the cobot market in innovative safety features that allow you to maintain productivity while keeping your team as safe as possible. Doosan offers cobots with the industry’s highest safety rating, PL e Cat 4. Their emphasis on innovation…

Your Doosan cobot is communicating with you! What do the colors mean? All Doosan cobots have an LED light ring. The H and M series both feature a flange light while the A series has a light on its base. These lights are used to indicate what mode the robot…

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Casi started with J.A. King, now part of Cross Company, in November of 2014 as a quality control technician on the overnight shift at
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It’s with a heavy heart that Cross reports the passing of our founder, Bill Cross. Bill was 102 years old and passed peacefully in
August 26, 2022