100% Employee Owned, Founded 1954


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Founded in 1902 an an industrial pneumatic clutch and brake manufacturer, Nexen is an established industry leader supplying a range of precision motion control components, power transmission and web tension control products for a variety of applications. Their focus on high quality and innovation make Nexen products an excellent match for our solutions.

Cross is a distributor for Nexen throughout our territories in the southeast US, offering products such as their ZSE Series Shaft Mount Brakes, and Precision Rotary Indexer Systems. Take a look at our product offering below and contact a Cross automation expert to see how a Nexen product can benefit your operation.

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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 Nexen in the following areas:



North Carolina

South Carolina



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Our manufacturers are always coming out with exciting new products. In order to bring those to our customers we have have started this series to release those products to our visitors! The next in our series is this weeks spotlight, the Nexen ZSE Series Shaft Mount Brake. These brakes come…


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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.