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With around 150 years of experience in pneumatic engineering, AVENTICS is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high quality pneumatic components and systems. Now part of Emerson, AVENTICS continues to offer a full line of pneumatic solutions for customer-specific applications within industries such as commercial vehicles, food and beverage, railway technology, life sciences, energy, and marine technology. Cross company is proud to be an AVENTICS distributor in the U.S.


Solenoid Valves

Precision Regulators and Valves

Pneumatic Valves and Valve Systems

Cylinders and Actuators

Sensors and Controllers

Instrumentation Valves

Air Preparation

Microfluidic / Miniature Pneumatics

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Available In The Following Areas

With an extensive background in a variety of industries, Cross has relationships with a number of leading brands, including exclusive distributorships in some areas. We are proud to offer AVENTICS in the following areas:

North Carolina

South Carolina


Latest Resources, News and Events

AVENTICS G3 Wireless Automatic Recovery Module The AVENTICS G3 fieldbus platform is the first in the industry to offer wireless technology. This advancement makes it easy for engineers to configure the valve system even when it is located inside a machine or on a ceiling. The platform’s diagnostic and commissioning…

Numatics Resource Take a look at the Numatics white paper, “Improve Pneumatics Performance Through Filtration System Design.”  In an ideal world, industrial air or gas supply lines would be free of particulate, water, oil and other contaminants. In the real world, however, supply lines typically deliver some contaminants along with…

Emerson’s AVENTICS has entered into a distribution agreement with Cross Technologies Inc. Effective December 12, 2018 Emerson’s AVENTICS has entered into a distribution agreement with Cross Technologies Inc. DBA Cross Company. Emerson’s AVENTICS is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of pneumatic components, systems, and customer-specific industrial automation applications. AVENTICS…

Wade Wright | June 22nd, 2015 The First Pick for Packaging Numatics is a valued supplier-partner with Cross Company’s Automation Group Numatics Inc. is a leading manufacturer of pneumatics and motion control products.  As one of the largest supplier-partners in the US, Cross Company’s Automation Group works with customers to apply these…

Numatics Resource Are you looking to reduce the amount of compressed air that you use in your pneumatic circuit? Or maximize productivity? Or minimize the cost of the pneumatic valves and pneumatic actuators? Numatics Inc. developed a technique in the 1970’s called Numasizing in order to effectively and efficiently use…


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