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Founded in 1969, ifm is one of the leading manufacturers of industrial and mobile control products. They have exceeded $1 Billion in yearly sales, and have more than 7300 employees worldwide. As a system integrator for ifm, Cross Company and our Mobile Systems Integration Group have been applying their mobile control products and sensors for over 15 years. With a variety of mobile controller, display, and sensor options available, we can select the right product option or options for your application. With our control engineers ability to custom program these products utilizing Codesys software, we can develop a solution for you that improves your machine performance and productivity. Learn how the Cross mobile systems integration group can provide you with a custom mobile control solution.

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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 ifm in the following areas:


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Did you know… Cross Company is an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan). Our ESOP started in 1979 and as of 2006, we are 100% employee-owned! Learn more about our ESOP and how that benefits both team members and our customers.
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 of paper is about 4.5 grams, that’s 4.5 million micrograms.
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.