Effective Sept. 1, 2015, Eastern Controls Inc. (ECI) and Endress+Hauser will provide customers with a single-source supplier for all sales, service and solutions in all markets and industries in the Mid-Atlantic area—metropolitan New York, Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Northern Virginia.
ECI offers a line of process control and instrumentation equipment along with services and solutions to support its customers.
“Eastern Controls is proud to represent Endress+Hauser,” said Cliff McLaughlin Jr., president, Eastern Controls Inc. “Combining one of the largest instrument manufacturers in the world with the premier process controls representative in the Mid-Atlantic region creates an extremely talented, passionate, and dynamic team of industry experts. We are extremely excited about our partnership with Endress+Hauser and look forward to supporting our customers’ requirements with some of the finest products available to the market.”
Coinciding with this strategic venture, Eastern Controls has acquired Philip R. Walker Associates of Cockeysville, Md. This new addition combines the talent, experience and product offerings of both companies under the umbrella of Eastern Controls. Both firms have served the Maryland and Washington D.C. area for more than 40 years.
In addition, Eastern Controls Inc. will also become the new home of Endress+Hauser’s PTU (Process Training Unit). The PTU features Endress+Hauser instrumentation and is controlled by Rockwell Automation’s PlantPAx system designed for the purpose of educating customer technicians, engineers, customers and sales personnel. The PTU includes numerous fully functional flow, pressure, temperature, level and analytical instrumentation throughout the 5,000 sq ft of classroom and hands-on training space.