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Life Sciences

Providing Tangible Value for the Life Sciences Industry

At Cross Company, our key value drivers center around customer success. With a focus on innovation, we aim to help our customers grow their businesses. Take a look at how our we provide tangible results for this industry and learn more about our Innovate, Grow, Transform initiative.

Increase Process Efficiency

Our experts work in a range of life sciences applications, and can help determine ways to increase efficiency in your process.

Improve Your Plant Efficiency

Accurate and reliable monitoring and measuring equipment including temperature, level, flow and more.

Reduce Contamination Risk

Reduce the risk of contamination with FDA-compliant hose and sanitary fittings

Maintain Compliance

FDA regulations are always changing. Make sure you can measure and document every part of your process to comply with the latest legislation.
Our experts work in a range of life sciences applications, and can help determine ways to increase efficiency in your process.
Accurate and reliable monitoring and measuring equipment including temperature, level, flow and more.
Reduce the risk of contamination with FDA-compliant hose and sanitary fittings
FDA regulations are always changing. Make sure you can measure and document every part of your process to comply with the latest legislation.

Increasing Efficiency for Medical and Life Sciences Equipment Manufacturing

In the world of medical and life sciences manufacturing, technology is constantly changing. Cross is familiar with the challenges many within the industry face, as well as the regulations that must be met, including FDA, GMP, and ISO. You need to constantly innovate to stay ahead of the competition, and we are here to partner with you to improve your processes and product.

From HMIs to pneumatics to valve & gripper solutions (and all the electromechanical motion components required), Cross’s Automation Group is here to help. Our integrated solutions are specifically designed to reduce your time-to-market and engineering costs while helping you comply with stringent government regulations.

When it comes to running your plant, our Process Solutions Group is with you for every step in the industrial lifecycle. Our new products, services, and integrations help you measure, analyze, control, and safely operate your facility.

Our Precision Measurement group provides the measurement products and calibration services you need to increase quality and stay compliant. All of our documentation can be found in our 21CFR Part 11 compliant calibration software, GageSuite.

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Life Sciences Specialties

Within the life sciences industry, our teams specialize in a range of specific applications. Take a look at everything we offer for the life sciences industry.

Medical device manufacturers require accurate movement, measurement, calibration and documentation to meet FDA, ISO 13485, and ISO 9001 regulations. With our ISO 17025 accreditation, Cross Company instills confidence in your production and quality system – allowing you to focus on your core business.

Medical Devices →

The pharmaceutical and biotech industries are highly regulated and face increasingly complex challenges in both R&D and manufacturing environments. Small and large molecule discovery, API production, and analytical analysis face safety regulations and ever-growing oversight requirements. Meeting and exceeding FDA, cGxP and ISO guidelines as well as being audit-ready is an ongoing challenge. From R&D to analytical to manufacturing, Cross Company has solutions to meet needs across the entire pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

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Common Applications

Laboratory Instrument Calibration

Automated Drug Manufacturing

Cleanroom Automation Systems

Bioreactor Automation

Validated Equipment Installation

Pharmaceutical Packaging Solutions

Data Integrity Solutions

Regulatory Compliance Consultation

Process Control Optimization

Latest Case Studies

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Dr. Daniel Moore is an Assistant Professor in the Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Department at a major research university.  He specializes in glaucoma, an eye disease which is due to several different factors.  The only cause of the disease that is treatable is eye pressure and according to Moore, if…

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Cross creates custom actuator for automotive parts manufacturer An automotive manufacturer was in need of replacement actuators for their winding machines.  They had multiple machines in their facility, and each time an actuator failed they had to order a replacement from the OEM in Europe. Unfortunately, the cost of the…

Magnetic calibration by Cross

Technimark, a manufacturer of high-value injection-molded packaging and components, works with some of the most recognizable brands to create rigid plastic solutions for healthcare, consumer packaging, and even industrial applications. The team at Technimark partners with their customers to take designs from the idea stage, through engineering, production, and finally…

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Application Note: Secure Smart Valves for Military Base Cross Helps Military Base Install Secure Smart Valves A military base was in need of smart valves for their high-pressure air service to a wind tunnel test stand. The application required ANSI 2500# Class valves with modern electric actuators. For security reasons,…

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Application Note: Solution for Non-Commercial Grill Cross Hose and Fittings Team Helps Customer with Non-Commercial Grill Cross Hose & Fittings Stores help customers of all sizes, from giant manufacturing facilities to individual homeowners. No matter the size of the customer, it is our top priority to provide high-quality solutions to…

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Application Note: Improved Efficiency for Transmission Parts Manufacturer Cross Improves Efficiency for Transmission Manufacturer with Remote Pushbuttons A transmission manufacturer in South Carolina was experiencing frustration with a process that required employees to walk back and forth to an HMI, which was about 50 feet away to confirm the completion…

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Application Note: Improved Efficiency for Heat Curing Process Cross Automation Increases Efficiency of Heat Curing Process by 60% While working to raise efficiency by automating manual processes through their facilities, a manufacturer realized that their heat curing process was creating a bottleneck in their production. Cross Automation and the customer…

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Cross custom subassembly saves time and money for conveyor manufacturer. The Application A manufacturer of conveyor equipment was using an electrical solenoid to sort products by activating a mechanism that opened the bottom of the conveyor to drop its contents into the appropriate bin. The electric solenoid didn’t generate enough…

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Cross Helps Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Improve pH Measurement Process A pharmaceutical manufacturer located in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park was experiencing some issues with their automated pH measurement system. The existing systems were used for monitoring pH in their critical utilities wastewater treatment area. The existing systems were obsolete and required…

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A firearm manufacturer located in the Southeast United States competing for a military bid required help with NATO testing on their AR style rifles. While they had the capability to do some testing internally, they lacked the facilities needed to run the full battery of tests required by the NATO…

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Products for the Life Sciences Industry

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

Services for the Life Sciences Industry

We get your life science application or facility up and running fast and we keep you up and running for maximum efficiency.