100% Employee Owned, Founded 1954

Food and Beverage Industry Offering

Increasing Efficiency without Compromising Quality, Safety or Compliance

Today’s food and beverage processor needs to be as efficient as possible without compromising on food safety, quality and regulatory compliance.  Cross Company has extensive experience with all parts of the food plant from raw material receiving to finished goods packaging.  Some of the ways we can help include:

  • Monitoring, measuring and moving ingredients and work in progress
  • Moving and packaging finished product
  • Supplying high pressure, high temperature hose and fittings for cleaning requirements
  • Industrial hose and fittings for production machines
  • Designing new control systems or upgrading existing ones
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Providing Tangible Value

  • Increase the efficiency of your process with accurate and reliable monitoring and measuring equipment including temperature, level, flow and more
  • Improve your plant efficiency by upgrading to the latest control system technology
  • Reduce the risk of contamination with food-grade hose and sanitary fittings
  • Improve the efficiency of your packaging process with a motion control solution tailored to your unique application
  • Stay compliant: FDA regulations are always changing.  Make sure you can measure and document every part of your process to comply with the latest legislation.

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A range of expertise for the food and beverage industry

No matter what part of the food industry you’re in, from incoming materials to packaging and maintenance, Cross Company can help. We offer a range of products, services and complete solutions for food processors. Take a look at each below:



Complete Solutions

Products for the food and beverage industry

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

Services for the food and beverage industry

We get you up and running fast and we keep you up and running for maximum efficiency

Complete solutions for the food and beverage industry

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

Food and Beverage Industry Resources

Take a look at all these food industry resources 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…

Capacitance Manometers for Use in Lyophilization Processes Lyophilization, also known as cryodesiccation, or more commonly “freeze-drying” is a dehydration process typically used to preserve a perishable material or make the material more convenient for transport. The freeze-drying process works by exposing a material that has been frozen to a vacuum…

How Thermal Dispersion Technology Can Benefit Your Application Thermal dispersion flow and level switches are found in a range of continuous operation applications where the most demanding and critical processes occur. This technology is the most preferred solution a range of industries such as oil and gas, wastewater treatment, chemical…

Gentle and Secure: The Coval FPC Vacuum Cup for Bags In the world of pneumatics, vacuum is seen as a dark magic. Whether you are picking up boxes for palletizing or individual products, getting the proper flow and seal is crucial for a successful pick and place. To even further complicate…

Technical Guide: Industrial Hose Secure Clamp Styles When it comes to industrial hose assemblies, there are multiple ways to attach fittings to a length of hose. A few of those methods include pre-formed band clamps, double bolt clamps, gear or worm drive clamps, crimpable ferrules, and crimpable sleeves. Depending on…

Food and Beverage Industry News and Events

Take a look at all the resources for the food industry from Cross’s manufacturing partners.

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McCrometer Resource Cross Company’s Process Solutions Group has been successfully working with commercial Brewing, food, and chemical operations to monitor their steam usage for
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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.