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Control Associates becomes exclusive representative for former Pentair Valves and Controls brands

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Allendale, NJ, July 4, 2017 – Following Emerson's recent acquisition of the Valves & Controls business unit of Pentair plc, Controls Associates, Emerson’s Impact Partner, has been named the exclusive representative for most of the acquired brands in the NY metropolitan area.

In addition to well-known Emerson brands that Contol Associates currently represents, such as Fisher, Bettis, Virgo, 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 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 their cost, improving project execution outcomes and decreasing risk. We look forward to offering the most extensive and complete valve solutions and service network in the NY 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 processes. Now, industrial process operators, purchasers, and engineers in the tri-state area can call one number for all valves and valve service needs, which includes 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

Control Associates' relationship as an Emerson Impact Partner, balances local expertise with global leadership. Emerson is a global manufacturer of leading and innovative technical solutions. Control Associates offers the local network of services, sourcing, application expertise, and infrastructure. Across North America with fellow Emerson Impact Partners, or around the globe with Emerson, Control Associates strives to collaborate with customers to solve their toughest challenges.

About Control Associates
Control Associates is the leading provider of automation, measurement, valves and process control in the NY metropolitan area. For over 80 years, Control Associates has provided customers with high performance solutions, industry expertise, lifecycle support, and technical training.

Our automation solutions are used in all process industries including pharmaceutical, specialty chemical, oil and gas distribution, pulp and paper, power, refining, pipeline, and municipal 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
p: 201-574-1282

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