100% Employee Owned, Founded 1954

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Real people, real values, real opportunity. Work for a place you love.
Work for a place you own.

Our associates are family. Servant Leadership and Employee Ownership Drive Us. Empowered to innovate, we make a difference.

ESOP Advantage

Cross is a 100% employee-owned company, influence your own retirement.

Workstyle Flexibility

We focus on what works best for each position and each team member.

Focus on Team Development

Growth is in our DNA. With a focus on growth, opportunities are endless.

Competitive Benefits

Paid time off, a 401K, Medical, Dental, Vision, and more.

Growth is in our DNA

We are always investing in resources to provide the best and most diversified solutions for our customers.

The ESOP Advantage

Cross is a 100% employee-owned company. Through the ESOP, the company buys stock on behalf of eligible employees, allowing them to share in the company’s success and save for retirement. Being an employee-owner presents a unique opportunity for our associates to influence the value of their retirement. The ESOP is not a passive investment — associates have a vested interest in making sure their accounts’ value grows. Their performance every day on the job contributes to achieving overall company goals and profitability, which in turn may help increase the value of the company and the shares in their account.

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Workstyle Flexibility & Workplace flexibility that fuels productivity

Whether you work as an engineer in our mobile technology center, are a field technician working on site with one of our many customers, or are part of our admin team keeping it all running smoothly, we focus on keeping our team members comfortable and productive. Work from home has become the new norm lately, and Cross Company has innovated the way we operate to benefit our customers. Be a part of that innovation, and enjoy a happier work life balance at the same time.

Growth is in our DNA

Since 1954, Cross Company has focused on building a stronger offering for our customers. Over the years, our ESOP has acquired numerous companies to join our family and build that offering. Now, we have over 600 employee-owners working throughout North America in a range of positions. As we expand, growth opportunities for our team members are endless.

With a focus first on hiring from within, many of our associates have had the opportunity to move positions or have been promoted throughout our organization, helping them grow on a professional level in their careers. Check out some of our team member growth stories and spotlights. 

Creating Fulfilling Careers

At Cross, we understand that we wouldn’t be able to do what we do without our most valuable asset: our people. There’s a reason that after joining Cross so many of our people decide to spend their careers here.

We aim to create an atmosphere that promotes growth, both personal and professional, for all of our associates. And that’s something that sets us apart. When you work at an ESOP, you’re not just working for a company. You’re working in an environment where the company works for you, too.

Don’t believe us? Check out some reflections from the people that make Cross the place it is.

Competitive Benefit Options

At Cross Company our most important assets are our people. We know how important it is to have a comprehensive benefit package that will meet their needs. Learn more about our compensation philosophy. Cross Company offers extensive market-competitive benefits focusing on the health and wellbeing of our associates, as well at a robust retirement plan.




Prescription Drug Program
Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off
Short & Long Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program


Employee Stock Ownership Plan

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News & Resources

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LK Metrology, Inc. and the Precision Measurement Group of the Cross Company have finalized a new sales agreement that brings the LK Metrology line of CMMs and related metrology products to the Cross Company’s broad expanse of calibration labs and service centers across the Southeast and Central United States.

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We found one simple trick to boost employee happiness: Give them ownership At Cross Company, we are proud to be 100% employee owned. Take a look at this article detailing some of the reasons that is a great thing! For example, did you know a 2018 survey by the National…

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A small tech company tried it all to stop employee turnover. Only one thing worked Take a look at this story from CNBC to see how Paragus, a small tech company in Massachusetts overcame high turnover by adding an ESOP to their list of perks. “The acceptance rate for our…

Ever wanted to work for an ESOP? Now is the time! Check out this NBC News segment about the benefits of working for an employee-owned company and see why ESOPs are among the companies retaining more workers during The Great Resignation. “New data released by the Labor Department says that…

The Legal Stuff

Cross Company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of Cross Company to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law. This policy relates to all phases of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, employment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, reduction of workforce and termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, selection for training, the use of all facilities, and participation in all company-sponsored employee activities. Provisions in applicable laws providing for bona fide occupational qualifications, business necessity or age limitations will be adhered to by the company where appropriate.

The EEO is the law poster may be accessed here, as well as its supplement. Please review the Employee Rights on Government ContractsEqual Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy, and the Pay Transparency Policy.

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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.