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Control Associates Becomes Exclusive Representative for Former Pentair Valves and Controls Brands

July 4, 2017

Allendale, NJ, July 4, 2017 – Following Emerson's recent acquisition of the Valves & Controls business unit of Pentair plc, Controls Associates, Emerson’s Local Business Partner, has been named as the exclusive representative for most of the acquired brands in the tri-state metropolitan New York, New Jersey and Connecticut area.

In addition to well-known Emerson brands that Contol Associates currently represents, such as Fisher, Bettis, TopWorx, EIM, and Enardo, Control Associates will add Anderson Greenwood, Biffi, Clarkson, Crosby, Fasani, FCT, Hancock, Keystone, KTM, Kunkle, Penberthy, Neotecha, Sempell, Vanessa, Varec, and Yarway.

“We are very excited to add these world-class trusted brands to our portfolio,” said Terry Spaeth, President of Control Associates. “This acquisition will provide our customers the opportunity to streamline the way they select, source, and service their valves; reducing cost, improving project execution and decreasing risk. We look forward to offering the most extensive and complete valve solutions and service offering in the tri-state New York metropolitan area.”

Until today, across a wide range of industries, customers have been buying valves and valve services from many different providers, adding complexity and cost to their business processes. Now customers in the tri-state New York metropolitan area can call one number for all valve and valve service needs including control valves, isolation valves, pressure and safety relief valves, and valve actuation.

Additions to Control Associates' portfolio include;

  • Pressure Management: Crosby, Anderson Greenwood, Varec, Kunkle
  • Isolation: Clarkson, Vanessa, Neotecha, Keystone, KTM, FCT, Fasani, Hancock, Sempell, Yarway
  • Actuation: Biffi, Keystone
  • Flow Controls: Penberthy
About Control Associates

Control Associates is a leading provider of process control systems, valves, measurement and flow instrumentation, MES and data management solutions in the tri-state metropolitan New York, New Jersey and Connecticut region. For over 85 years, Control Associates has locally provided customers innovative solutions, industry expertise, lifecycle services support, and technical training.

Our process automation and control solutions are used in all process industries including pharmaceutical, biotech, specialty chemical, natural gas and steam distribution, HVAC, pulp and paper, power, refining, terminals, and municipal water treatment industries. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional customer experience in which expertise and collaboration come together 24/7, 365 days a year.

About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE: EMR) is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (USA). Emerson’s Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. For more information, visit

For further information please contact:

Mike Connor, VP, Final Control - Isolation Valves & Actuation

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