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Pulp and Paper Industry Offering

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The pulp and paper industry is a multi-billion dollar industry in the USA, particularly in the Southeast, where Cross Company started.  We have been working with paper mills for over sixty years, providing control systems, valves and valve automation, process instrumentation, safety systems and motion control solutions.  Cross Company also has a range of services, including startup, commissioning and repair which can help pulp and paper plants ensure efficiency and maximize uptime.

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Providing Tangible Value

  • Increase efficiency: With razor-thin margins, the pulp and paper industry doesn’t have a penny to spare.  Our products, services and solutions ensure your process is running exactly the way you need it to with no additional waste.
  • Improve your process efficiency with new or updated automation: Our custom motion control solutions are cost-effective and built to stand up to your harsh environment.
  • Increase uptime and reduce downtime: To be as efficient as possible, your mill needs to run 24/7.  Installing the right product for your application will reduce the chance of it failing.  When valves go down, we can repair them for you to get you back up and running fast.
  • Reduce risk: Safety is always a priority in pulp and paper mills and Cross’s range of safety products can help protect your people and your plant.
  • Stay compliant: Industry regulations are always changing.  Make sure you can measure and document every part of your process to comply with the latest legislation.

A range of expertise for the pulp and paper industry

No matter what part of the pulp and paper industry you’re looking at, from pulp processing to recovery to bleaching or paper making, 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

Products for the pulp and paper industry

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

Services for the pulp and paper industry

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

Complete solutions for the pulp and paper industry

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

Pulp and Paper Industry Resources

Take a look at all the resources for the pulp and paper 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…

Magnetic Flow Meter Function & Application A magnetic flow meter, or mag meter, is a volumetric flow meter with no moving parts and is ideal for wastewater applications or any other dirty liquid that is conductive. Magnetic flow meters will generally not work with hydrocarbons, distilled water, or many non-aqueous…

Pulp and Paper Industry News and Events

Take a look at all the news and events relevant to the pulp and paper industry from our supplier partners.

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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.