Effective September 1, 2015, Eastern Controls Inc. (ECI) and Endress+Hauser will be teaming up to 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.
This strategic alignment between Endress+Hauser and Eastern Controls results in a wide range of products, services, and solutions for customers across all industries and applications. ECI offers its customers a diverse and complimentary line of process control and instrumentation equipment, along with services and solutions to support its customers.
“Eastern Controls is proud to represent Endress+Hauser,” says 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 all of the talent, experience, and product offerings of both companies under the umbrella of Eastern Controls. Both firms have served the Maryland and Washington, DC area for over 40 years.
In addition, Eastern Controls Inc. will 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 5000 sq ft of classroom and hands-on training space.
“Partnering with a preeminent organization like Eastern Controls enables Endress+Hauser to thrive in local markets we serve,” says Kevin Lavelle, regional sales manager - Northeast, Endress+Hauser. “Eastern Controls offers an unmatched portfolio of services and solutions in the Mid-Atlantic market.”
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