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Technical Expertise

Our specialized teams are focused on specific industries and technologies, making them some of the most knowledgeable in their respective fields. With technical experts that work every day developing solutions to help our customers innovate their processes, our customers see us as an extension of their engineering departments. Our key value drivers are to Improve Quality, Raise Efficiency and Reduce Risk. We believe that quality + efficiency – risk = innovation, and that leads to success.

By combining cutting-edge products with our engineering expertise, backed by our extensive service offering, we help our customers’ businesses to grow and thrive. In working with Cross, our customers gain a tangible competitive advantage as we help them to reduce risk, raise efficiency and improve quality; and technical expertise is at the heart of it all. This competitive advantage helps companies transform into leaders in their respective industries and helps to keep manufacturing strong in the USA.

Innovating The Industrial World - Podcast

Our host and CEO John King sits down with experts from around the company representing our five operating groups; Automation, Hose and Fittings, Mobile Systems Integration, Precision Measurement and Process Solutions. View the latest episode in our series!

Check out the first episode of our podcast, Innovating the Industrial World. Our host and CEO John King sits down with engineers from our Mobile Systems Integration group to discuss electrification of mobile systems.


Articles and White Papers

Our experts discuss popular topics and important aspects of a range of subjects.

Why should you care about efficient hydraulics in electrification? It may seem counterintuitive to focus on making your hydraulic system efficient when electrifying your off-highway machine. However, most of the...

Case Studies and Application Notes

We are always helping to innovate processes. Whether it’s robotics, precision measurement, mobile systems, or automation, we’ve got a range of case studies where we can show tangible value created for our customers.

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While commissioning a new manufacturing line in their Springfield, TN facility, the team at Electrolux realized they needed additional measurement capacity for PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) inspections. The team was using traditional CMMs but needed some extra help. Electrolux reached out to the Cross Precision Measurement team for help…

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Cross helps Scrap Company Save on Repairs with Rail Scale Upgrade A large scrap company located in Albertville, AL had a rail scale that was notorious for breakdowns. Between 2018 and 2022, the company spent more than $30,000 on repairs for the scale. This cost included new load cells, indicators,…

Cross Helps UVA Ensure Efficiency in Medium Temperature Hot Water Metering The University of Virginia, located in Charlottesville, was founded in 1819. The school serves 17,000 undergraduates and 8,700 graduate students on a 1682-acre campus that consists of nine undergraduate and three professional schools. As one might imagine, the UVA…

Cross has worked with MAPtech for 15 years helping them make a better modified atmosphere packaging machine for their customers.

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Cross Helps Tactical Fabrication Upfit Facility for Smisson-Mathis Biodiesel Production Cross was engaged by Tactical Fabrication, the main contractor of Smisson-Mathis Energy Solutions (SMES) responsible for the construction and commissioning of new facilities, to help with the safety equipment needed for their new flagship facility in Dublin, GA. SMES is…


Technical Bulletins and Guides

Have you ever needed to know how to tune a PID loop or understand the coefficients of thermal expansion? Our experts have written guides on a wide range of subjects, walking through technical aspects and the best solutions for each.


Our videos range from case studies and application notes to webinars, how-to-videos, and more! Check them out here or on our YouTube channel.


Tools and Calculators

We’ve compiled a list useful of tools and calculators from our experts, other industry experts, and our suppliers, so you’ve got relevant tools at your fingertips.

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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.