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With over 30 years experience in vacuum automation technology, Coval offers vacuum handling solutions such as vacuum grippers, end-effectors for cobots, and more. As a distributor for Coval, Cross company offers their vacuum solutions throughout our territories in the U.S. Our automation experts work with customers in a range of industries and applications such as aerospace, automotive, food and beverage, consumer products and more.


End Effectors for Collaborative Robots

Vacuum Grippers

Vacuum Pumps and Accessories

Vacuum Switches

Suction Cups and Accessories

Special Purpose Suction Cups

Featured Products

At Cross, our team works with a number of providers such as Coval to offer an industry leading variety of products and solutions. This ensures you have the options you need working with one vendor, Cross. Keep your project simplified, yet find the best solutions from the best providers. Take a look at the featured products we have available with Coval and contact a Cross team member to learn about the full availability of products with Cross.

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 Coval in the following areas:





North Carolina

South Carolina



Latest Resources, News and Events

Coval LEMAX: Improving Efficiency for Packaging Applications Vacuum applications can be prone to inefficiencies and, therefore, waste a lot of energy. If you have a “dumb” or under-sensored process, you may as well count the dollars as the air blows through the exhaust of a venturi! Inefficiencies are a fact of life with…

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…

4 Steps to Building Custom Industrial Robots Industrial robotics typically come in four main types: Delta, SCARA, Cartesian, and robotic arms with 3-7 joints. These have become the standard for the industrial robot market because almost every application can be solved with one of these types. As the demand for industrial…


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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.