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Cross Company Valve Automation Center

Cross Custom Engineered Valves

Our control valve products, intelligent devices and software products are engineered to improve your process performance and reliability.

We provide tailor-made actuation products and services that fit your application and specifications.

The control valve, ball valve, and actuated valve offering from our Process Solutions Group represents one of the most comprehensive in the industry.

Our valves can be custom engineered to perform specific functions for our customers’ unique, severe service and demanding flow control environments.

The Evolution of Flow Control

There’s no shortage of industrial valves in the manufacturing world. From process plants to paper mills, flow control automation is a necessary part of the production process.

When it comes to efficiency of industrial valves, automation is rapidly becoming crucial. Upgrading a manual valve to pneumatic, hydraulic, or electric can increase both efficiency and process control.

If you need valve automation for severe service, our engineers and experts can create a custom solution for you based on your needs.

We’ve provided high quality valve automation services to countless companies across many industries. Some of the main ones are listed below, but if you don’t see your industry that doesn’t mean we can’t help. Contact us today to learn more about our valve automation process.

Process Facilities

Chemical Plants

Paper Mills

Food and Beverage


and more

Why Automate Your Valves?

Valve automation is essential for allowing remote operation of valves within your process. Instead of requiring manual intervention, automation enhances operational efficiency and safety by quicker valve action more importantly, keeping your team out of potentially high risk environments.

In our series Best Practices in Valve Automation, our account manager and process solutons expert, Ronnie Moore, discusses the benefits of valve automation in your process.

Benefits Of Our Valve Automation Center

The Cross Valve Automation Center is an accountable partner you can trust. From shipping accuracy and return rate to cycle count, you can trust our attention to detail, we pride ourselves on world class customer service and a focus on quality.

Exclusive Partnerships

Nowhere else will you find the products and services we offer from industry leading brands. Our direct relationships with manufacturers and suppliers also ensure our staff are fully trained and authorized, and that you receive full support and warranty service after the sale.

Industry Leading Selection Of Valve Products

For more than 35 years, we’ve built our reputation as the market leader by delivering the top brands and customizing our inventory and delivery capabilities. That way we can most efficiently and effectively serve the most important people to us: our loyal customers.

An Experienced Team

Our team of valve experts have seen it all. With years of experience, they can help your team determine solutions that fit your operation. No job is too big or too small—from 0.5” to 108” valves! If you have a valve automation need, our experts can design and implement it.

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Valves For Demanding Flow Environments

We have the relationships, facilities, and expertise required to custom-engineer your valves.

Relationships – Cross partners with some of the leading brands and manufacturers in the industry, as well as maintaining close relationships with all of our supply partners. That means when you get your valves automated with Cross, you know you’re getting some of the highest quality work available. And when it comes to valve engineering, you’ll see it really makes a difference.

Facilities – Our valve automation center is the homebase for much of our valve engineering. Our superior engineering process is how we’re able to create superior products. From valves to actuators and positioners to limit switches, if you have a valve automation need, Cross can help. Doing much of our valve work in-house allows us to provide custom solutions, too.

Expertise – Cross valve automation has been creating valve solutions and superior products for more than 35 years. With decades of combined experience under their belts, our experts have been able to create solutions for some of the most complex, demanding flow control environments. And they can do it for you too. No matter the job, if there are valves, we have a solution.

Offering Solutions From Leading Brands

Why Cross Valve Automation?

At Cross, we want to be your valve automation partner. We’ll work directly with you to determine the best path of automation for your valves and your process. Whether it’s adding a limit switch or stop, we design valves that fit your needs.

With our exclusive partnerships, expansive valve product selection, and experienced team, we create customized valve solutions. We also take the time to test every one of our products to ensure you’re always getting the highest quality available.

If you’re in need of valve automation, controls, or process solutions in general, we’re here to help.

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Cross Valve Automation Brochure

Optimize your process performance. With an industry leading selection of providers, Cross experts can help your team find exactly what valve automation solutions your operation needs. Take a look at our latest valve automation brochure and contact a Cross expert today! 

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Related Process Services

At Cross, we offer much more than just valve automation services for process applications. We can also provide the solutions our process manufacturing partners need to succeed. Check out our other process solutions equipment and see for yourself.

See How Our Process Solutions Team Can Help Improve Quality, Increase Efficiency, And Reduce Risk.

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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.