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Cross Automation Solutions

Manufacturing automation experts partnering with you to develop innovative solutions backed by world-class customer service.

Offering a range of automation solutions for the industrial world.

Automating Manual Processes

Whether you are dealing with staffing shortages or simply want to utilize your human labor for higher value tasks elsewhere in your facility, automation is a great solution. Our specialties include packaging and material handling, machine tending, testing and quality, and automated measurement.

Automation for Machine Builders

As a machine builder you are constantly working to improve your product. Our team of experts can help you with the automation components and sub assemblies. We offer a wide range of automation components including actuators, servo and stepper motors, gantries, pneumatic valves, end of arm tools, HMIs, and more.

Service and Support

Maximize your investment with our service and support services. Our team of experts can help with Custom Automation Solutions and Sub Assemblies, Cable Management, Repair and Refurbishment, Training, and more. See how our expertise can add value to your operation.

Resources from Our Automation Experts

Our automation experts make us more than just a distributor of automation solutions. At Cross, our automation team works on a range of projects and have accumulated a wealth of knowledge from real world experience, knowledge to help our customers succeed. Take a look at the latest articles, technical guides, and case studies from our automation team.

Manufacturing automation experts partnering with you to develop innovative solutions backed by world-class customer service.

What Customers Are Saying

News, Events, Supplier Updates

ETH125 High-Force Screw Driven Electric Cylinder/Linear Actuator with Piston Rod
When comparing the Parker ETH 125 Ball Screw Cylinder with a comparable planetary roller screw cylinder, there are many factors to consider. Offering thrust forces to 114000N, strokes to 2.0m and an ISO125 compatible flange, the ETH125 electric cylinders close the gap to pneumatic/hydraulic actuators, offering a suitable replacement with
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parker linear motor configurations
Parker’s PURE food grade hoses enable a clean and safe transfer of a wide variety of foods, beverages, sanitary materials, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals.
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We are excited to announce the introduction of Bodine’s new stainless steel, IP69k gearmotors, the 56R1-50JW/H.
March 5, 2024
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Cross Company works with a number of manufacturers to bring our customers a wide selection of components for automation projects.
June 7, 2023
Nabtesco
This video from Nabtesco Introduces an application case of their RV™ in lithium battery manufacturing. In the electrode forming process, uniform coating is important. Uneven rotation of the reducer on a conveyor can affect the thickness of the coating.
May 24, 2023
Nabtesco
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Cross Company works with a number of manufacturers to bring our customers a wide selection of components for automation projects.
April 17, 2023
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Robust & Professional – The new generation of collaborative robot is here. Take a look at some of the features and benefits of Doosan collaborative robots.
August 9, 2022
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Is Automation Right for Your Process?

Answer a few simple questions and find out! We’ll send a copy of your inputs to help build the case for automation, and determine ROI for automating parts of your operation.

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Integrating Solutions from Industry Leading Brands

Our team works with an industry leading number of suppliers when developing solutions for our customers, so we can integrate the right components every time. Our expertise, paired with access to a wider range of materials, means we can build the best solution for your process.

See How Our Automation Team Can Help Improve Quality, Increase Efficiency, And Reduce Risk In Your Operation

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Did you know… Cross Company is an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan). Our ESOP started in 1979 and as of 2006, we are 100% employee-owned! Learn more about our ESOP and how that benefits both team members and our customers.
Did you know... the precision measurement group at Cross was founded in 1939 by our current CEO's grandfather, Jim King. That's a whole lot of calibration!
Did you know... A fingerprint weighs about 50 micrograms. We know, we weighed it! The residue left from a finger can actually make a difference in weight results which is why we wear gloves when we calibrate weights. For reference, a sheet of paper is about 4.5 grams, that’s 4.5 million micrograms.
Did you know… Cross Company has grown significantly since our start in 1954. Over the years we've acquired 26 companies! Today, our five groups have expertise in everything from industrial automation to precision measurement, and industry knowledge going all the way back to 1939.