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With the home renovation and repair business thriving, building products manufacturers are busier than ever.  It’s critical that your equipment is up, running and measuring correctly.  The industrial experts at Cross Company can help.

Cross’s Precision Measurement group, formerly branded J.A. King, offers a wide range of measurement equipment and calibration services to make sure your product quality and operation efficiency are at their peak.  From scales & balances, to thickness gages and other hard gaging to thermometers, ovens and other temperature devices, Cross Precision Measurement has you covered.  

Cross can also provide destructive & non-destructive testing, as well as inspection services to ensure your product performs to spec.

For the construction teams out in the field, Cross Hose and Fittings is there to make sure you get back up and running FAST after a hose break.  With a large inventory of hose types, sizes and fittings, you can be sure that Cross Hose has what you need, when you need it.  No time to come to one of our North Carolina hose stores?  No problem!  Our mobile hose repair service can come to you.

Providing Tangible Value

  • Increase efficiency: With razor-thin margins, the building products industry doesn’t have a penny to spare.  Our products, services and solutions ensure your products are meeting specification with no additional waste.
  • Reduce the impact of downtime: Failing hoses may be a fact of life for the construction industry, but Cross Hose & Fittings can help you keep your downtime to a minimum.
  • Reduce the risk of product failure: Cross’s testing and inspection services help make sure your product performs exactly as expected.
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A range of expertise for the building products industry and construction

No matter if you’re making building products or using them in your construction, Cross is here to help. We offer a range of products, services and complete solutions for all aspects of the industry. Take a look at each below:



Complete Solutions

Equipment for the building products and construction industry

High quality products for harsh environments that are perfectly spec’d for your application

Services for the building products and construction industry

We get you up and running fast and help support you in every part of the construction industry life cycle.

Complete solutions for the building products and construction industry

Cross’s engineers can help outline, budget, design, execute, and deploy large and small scale control system projects or upgrades. 

Construction and Building Products Industry Resources

Take a look at all the resources for the construction and building products industry from the experts at Cross.

As an integrator we are often brought into new projects later than what would be ideal, which results in the creation of additional work for the integrator and additional cost for the customer. If the OEM or custom equipment has already been spec’ed and ordered before engaging an integrator, there…

Energy and water managers have long known the value of metered data. With recent advances in energy and water metering and information systems resulting in increased functionality at lower costs, obtaining these data in a cost-effective manner is now a standard practice. Whether energy and water resource managers are trying…

OSHA Regulation for Silica Dust Suppression Silica, a mineral found in stone, sand, and soil can cause serious health issues when inhaled. Using equipment such as a saw or jackhammer to cut or break up brick and mortar, causes silica particles to become airborne which creates a hazardous environment. Workers…

6 Immediate Action Items for Aging Control Systems If you are a plant, operations, facility managers, or C-level executives of a process manufacturing facility, then chances are you do not get deeply involved in the status of your control system and infrastructure. Your interaction with the control system may be…

Building Products and Construction Industry News and Events

Take a look at all the news and events relevant to the building products and construction industry from our supplier partners.

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Rice Lake Weighing Systems Resource Industrial equipment can be a big investment, and what you purchase can have a lasting effect on you bottom
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In the meantime, enjoy these fun facts…

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 to paper is about 4.5 grams, that’s 4.5 million micrograms.
Did you know… Cross Company is an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan). Our ESOP started in 1979 and as of 2006, we are a 100% employee owned! Learn more about our ESOP and how that benefits both team members and our customers.
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.