5 Factors to Consider When Choosing the Perfect Plate and Heat Frame Exchanger for your Process

January 26, 2024

Are you tired of rising fuel costs, staff shortages, and customers demanding higher service? In today@s market, these challenges are becoming increasingly common for industrial equipment manufacturers like yourself.

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Find Out How IXON Makes Remote Work Easier

January 04, 2024

Are you tired of rising fuel costs, staff shortages, and customers demanding higher service? In today@s market, these challenges are becoming increasingly common for industrial equipment manufacturers like yourself.

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Keeping Industrial Valves Functioning During Cold Temperatures

October 11, 2023

As industries gear up for the winter season and temperatures start to drop, it@s imperative to consider the impact that cold weather will have on the functionality of industrial valves. Learn more about our solutions from Nelson Heat Trace and Spirax Sarco.

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New Reliable Materials Handling Solutions for Bulk Materials

September 26, 2023

Centro is proud to announce we@ve added new capabilities to our Bulk Material Solutions useful for Food and other Bulk Solid Industries - JetBlack Personnel blow-off systems and Magnattack magnets.@

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Centro Proudly Adds IXON Cloud to Their List of Manufacturers

August 11, 2023

Centro, a leading automation and instrumentation solutions provider, has partnered with@IXON. This new partnership will give their customers unprecedented access to their machines through the use of the IXON all-in-one remote access and machine data solution.

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Centro and Ross Controls Have Got Your Pneumatic Control Needs Covered

July 31, 2023

For decades, Ross Controls has made high-quality, reliable pneumatic controls and safety valves. Learn more about Ross@s featured products, the Pneumatic Electrical Isolation Devices e L-O-X Series and the Energy Isolation L-O-X with EEZ-ON Valves 15 @ 27 Series.@

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Centro Inc. Expands Automation and Robotics Capabilities with AUBO USA Robotics

July 27, 2023

Centro, Inc., a leading automation and robotics solutions provider, is proud to announce the addition of AUBO USA Robotics to its line card - giving its customers access to the latest collaborative robotic technology. Including AUBO Robotics provides Centro@s customers with greater access to safety features like collision detection and emergency stop buttons, user-friendly programming interfaces, and remote monitoring and control capabilities. With the addition of the latest in collaborative rob...

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Unrivaled Pump Expertise and Service

July 26, 2023

Being a global leader in the pump market, Flowserve has a wide range of pumping solutions that fit specific industry needs. But did you know that other brands under Flowserve@s umbrella offer their unique set of products? Centro, as an authorized distributor of Flowserve products, provides Flowserve and specializes in their Heritage Brands. Here@s why Flowserve Heritage Brands can be your go-to pumping solution.

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Maximize Your Operating Efficiency and Save Money with SPX Flow's MMR Program

June 27, 2023

Solving your equipment problems doesn@t require costly risks or extra spending. There are more innovative solutions that will save you both time and money while improving your operations - allowing you to achieve the best results for your business. @

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Centro Recognized as Finalist at Memphis Business Journal's Small Business Awards

June 16, 2023

Centro Inc. was named a finalist at the Memphis Business Journal@s Small Business Awards last month. This annual event has been celebrating small business success stories for four decades, making it the longest-running and most vetted experience in the area. This recognition is a testament not only to the hard work and dedication of Centro Inc., but also serves as an inspiration for small businesses everywhere who strive for success amidst challenging times.

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Innovating the Pump Industry: Meet RoTech's ANSI Pumps

June 13, 2023

Finding a reliable, cost-effective pump that fits your industry@s needs can be a tricky task. ANSI pumps are trusted for their performance and versatility. Let Centro help you find the right pump for your application. Don@t worry - we@re here to help.

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Get consistent filtration and enhanced system protection and performance with Parker Filters.

May 30, 2023

The Parker PEACH-Pure™ Series PCLAS Depth Style Classifier Filter is designed to provide consistent fluid filtration.

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Upgrade Your Steam System with Spirax Sarco

May 23, 2023

Energy and water consumption management is crucial for businesses today as they have to keep operational costs low while ensuring sustainability. The@Spirax Sarco@equipment is engineered to meet steam system service, steam specialties, controls and instrumentation, heat exchange solutions, clean steam, and engineered products@ demands. Moreover, Spirax Sarco@valves, particularly the pressure-reducing valves, can help reduce energy waste, optimize your process, and lower maintenance costs.@

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Discover the Benefits of Omega Thermo Products' Heat Transfer Technologies

April 20, 2023

Heat transfer is crucial in many industries, from food and beverage production to chemical manufacturing and HVACR. Having reliable and efficient heat transfer solutions is essential to ensure product quality, safety, and operational efficiency. However, finding the right heat transfer products can be challenging, with so many options available in the market. That@s why you need a trusted partner like Omega Thermo Products, a leader in heat transfer technology with decades of experience in creat...

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Centro certified by Schneider Electric for Geo SCADA

January 31, 2023

The Advanced Industry Support Team at Centro Inc. has been certified by Schneider Electric for sales and support of the Schneider Geo SCADA product offering. This certification required Centro and our team to complete a 3-day training course, completion of Geo SCADA Test Drive with Schneider personnel and customers and training the Centro Sales Team on the product.@ This Certification demonstrates the technical and application skills that the Advanced Industry Support Team can provide customers ...

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Centro to acquire assets of Pump Systems of NC

January 30, 2023

Centro has agreed to a transaction where we will purchase the assets of Pump Systems, Inc. from the family of Van Dalton, the former president and sole shareholder of the company, who passed away in December. This acquisition will provide immediate access to product support, pricing, and credit terms for customers of Pump Systems. Centro has assembled a team to ensure customers receive the same service and support they came to expect from Pump Systems.

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The College of Engineering at the University of Alabama Thanks Centro for Collaborative Robot Donation

October 21, 2022

Centro would like to extend a huge thank you to the College of Engineering at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa for hosting an appreciation event to recognize our donation of 2 brand new Rethink -- Sawyer Collaborative Robots. These robots will help with research and development projects in the college@s robotics lab. We are excited about a longstanding partnership between Centro and the College of Engineering at UA, and we look forward to seeing great things come from this collaboration. ...

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Centro donates collaborative robot to Jefferson State Community College

October 12, 2022

Centro has donated a brand new Sawyer collaborative robot to the Manufacturing and Technology program at Jefferson State Community College. The robot is being used in classes to help students learn about automation and robotics. The donation was made in appreciation of the partnership between Centro and Jefferson State Community College. Thanks to everyone involved for making this possible!

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Centro Inc. Acquires Eagle Valve Solutions

April 02, 2022

Centro is proud to announce that we finalized the acquisition of Eagle Valve Solutions of Memphis on April 1, 2022. Mike Milligan the founder of Eagle Valve has agreed to join Centro in the role of Business Development Manager of the Valve, Actuation, and@ Engineered Products division at Centro. @

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Brandon Scordino Joins Centro as VP of Digital Sales

February 16, 2022

We are pleased to announce that Brandon Scordino will be joining Centro on February 16th as Vice President of Digital Sales.eCommerce has been a huge challenge and a huge opportunity for Centro. Our MRO (maintenance @ repair operations) market is being impacted by numerous competitors. Brandon worked for nearly 22 years at Motion Industries, ending his career at VP of eCommerce. He is an experienced Vice President of eCommerce Sales Channels with a demonstrated history of working in the industr...

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Michael Dunagan Takes Over KY Territory Responsibilities

January 31, 2022

We are pleased to announce that effective January 31, Mike Dunagan has joined Centro as the territory manager responsible for the 1135/Louisville KY territory.@Mike will be responsible for Central and Eastern KY.Prior to joining Centro, Mike spent 5 years as Regional Sales Manager at TIE Fanuc World working in Kentucky and Indiana.@Prior to joining TIE Fanuc World, Mike was District Sales Manager for 3 years in Kentucky and had experience working with the Centro team.Mike attended Western Kentuc...

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Hoffer Flow Controls Appoints Centro as Distributor

August 10, 2021

Hoffer Flow Controls, manufacturer of high precision turbine flowmeters for the cryogenic industry and for the measurement of clean liquids and gases throughout the processing industry, is pleased to appoint Centro Inc as a distributor for its turbine flowmeter technology.The Hoffer Flow Controls product line will become part of the Instrumentation, Measurement @ Control Division which is managed by Andy Silas, Division Sales Manager.

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Centro Appointed Distributor for Sage Metering

August 10, 2021

Sage Metering, the first manufacturer to provide an on-site calibration verification for thermal mass flow meters, is pleased to appoint Centro Inc as a distributor for its innovative flow meters.The Sage Metering product line will become part of the Instrumentation, Measurement @ Control Division which is managed by Andy Silas, Division Sales Manager.

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Centro is a Strahman Group Channel Partner in Key Markets

June 29, 2021

Strahman Group, a pioneer and global leader in washdown equipment, industrial process valves, and fire safe and valve automation products for the past 100 years, is pleased to appoint Centro Inc as a new Channel Partner for our products in the Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Florida Panhandle, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Northern Louisiana marketplace.@@Centro will provide commercial and technical solutions for our mutual customers throughout the region including end users, OEMs, and specification ...

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Shane Maddox appointed COO of Centro Inc.

February 19, 2021

After 18 months in the role of Project Manager he was promoted to Chief Operating Officer. In his new to the company role, he has responsibility for all 9 Centro branches, inventory,shipping/receiving, customer service and pricing. In 5 short years Shane has had significant impact on our company and is leading positive change in our operations that will benefit us in the future.

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Solve Your Dust or Mist Problem With Parker BHA Filtration Solutions

January 29, 2021

Poor air quality has been an issue for humans practically since we evolved. One of the first truly effective air filters was the HEPA filter, short for high-efficiency particulate air, which filtered@out@over 99% of particles.Today, HEPA filters are a household name and set the standard for modern air purifiers. BHA parker is one of the leading names in Filtration equipment that provides removal of dust and oil mists, and for good reason.@Parker BHA-UAS@products help provide safe clean OSHA comp...

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How Centro Is Handling the Disruption Of COVID-19

September 24, 2020

How Centro Is Handling the Disruption Of COVID-19Very early in the process of mandatory business suspensions, Centro was informed by our suppliers and many of our customers that we were classified as Essential Industries.

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Top 100 Private Companies: What happens when 2020 happens

June 19, 2020

Top 100 Private Companies: What happens when 2020 happensBy Jason Bolton @ Data Editor, Memphis Business JournalFor this week@s cover story featuring the list of the Top 100 Private Companies in the Mid-South, MBJ talked to several lead executives of those companies to see how their businesses are handling the pandemic.

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March 26, 2019

In February, 2019 Jerry Walling traveled to Frankfurt Germany to participate in the first Global Distributor meeting sponsored by the Hahn Group for Rethink Robotics distributors. During the meeting the Hahn leadership team discussed their vision for Rethink and where they see the collaborative robotics industry going in the near and long term future.

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Terry Hissong joins Centro in Arkansas

March 21, 2019

Centro is pleased to welcome Terry Hissong to Centro as Territory Manager in the Northwestern Arkansas sales territory based in Springdale.Terry has outstanding experience in nearly all of Centro product lines plus more than 20 years of experience in outside sales of technical products and customer solutions. Terry will be part of the Little Rock sales team and will be responsible for the six Centro product divisions.

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Centro, Inc. Acquires Machine Automation of Knoxville TN

February 26, 2019

We are pleased to announce that today Centro finalized our acquisition of Machine Automation of Knoxville. Mike Messer who has owned and operated the company for 23 years will remain with Centro. Machine Automation is a solutions provider with an emphasis Automation and Robotics.

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AVENTICS Appoints Centro, Inc. a Distributor in the Southeast

January 15, 2019

Effective November 2, 2018 Emerson@s AVENTICS has entered into a distribution agreement with Centro, Inc.Emerson@s AVENTICS is one of the world@s leading manufacturers of pneumatic components, systems, and customer-specific industrial automation applications. AVENTICS products and applications fulfill customer@s needs in multiple sectors including factory automation, commercial vehicles, food and beverage packaging, railway technology, energy, and marine propulsion controls.

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Guy Adams Joins Centro in Birmingham AL

December 10, 2018

Centro is pleased to welcome Guy Adams to Centro as Territory Manager in the Central Alabama (j) territory. Guy has outstanding experience in nearly all of Centro product lines plus more than 20 years of experience in outside sales of technical products and customer solutions. Guy will be part of the Birmingham sales team and will be responsible for the six Centro product divisions.

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Centro, Inc. Appointed as Aventics Distributor

November 09, 2018

Centro has been appointed by Aventics as a distributor for the entire Centro trading area including: Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, the Panhandle of Florida, Mississippi, Northern Louisiana and Arkansas.Aventics will become part of the Automation @ Robotics division at Centro. Aventics products will be combined with Emerson products such as Asco and Numatics to create solutions for customers in a wide range of industries.

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Centro, Inc. Appointed as High Tech Distributor by ROLLON Group

July 03, 2018

Centro has been appointed by ROLLON as the High Tech Distributor for the entire Centro trading area including: Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, the Panhandle of Florida, Mississippi, Northern Louisiana and Arkansas.

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Centro, Inc. Acquires Advanced Industry Support Inc. of Memphis

June 29, 2018

We are pleased to announce that today Centro finalized our acquisition of Advanced Industry Support Inc. of Memphis. AISI was founded by Danny Hodges and John Andreuccetti. AISI is a solutions provider with services that includes integration of electrical and mechanical products to create automation solutions for industrial customers.AISI will operate as a wholly owned Centro company and will work with the Centro sales organization to serve customers as part of the Automation @ Robotics Division...

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Dean Parrish Joins Centro in Kentucky

June 05, 2018

Centro is pleased to welcome Dean Parrish to Centro as Territory Manager in the Central Kentucky territory (Z). Dean has outstanding experience in nearly all of Centro product lines plus more than 20 years of experience in outside sales of technical products and customer solutions. Dean will be starting in his new role in June.

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Centro Reinvents Itself in the Automation & Robotics Industry

June 01, 2018

The Memphis Business Journal recently interviewed Jerry Walling, Automation @ Robotics Division Sales Manager for Centro, Inc.How a successful company is developing new competencies, markets and customers.

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Justin Richmond joins the Centro El Dorado AR Team

June 01, 2018

Centro is proud and grateful to welcome Justin Richmond to the Inside Sales and Technical Support team at Centro in El Dorado AR. Justin has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia AR, along with an Associate degree in web design from Southern Arkansas Community College in El Dorado . His previous work history in the storeroom at Lanxess (Chemtura/GLCC) allowed him to learn about Centro, and become familiar with some of the products we represent.

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Jim Shackelford Joins Centro Birmingham

May 16, 2018

The Birmingham office is pleased to announce that Jim Shackelford will be joining our team. Jim has worked in the industrial distribution business for many years. His experience in fluid power, instrumentation, control valves, pumps, and many other products will make him a valuable member of the team. All of us in Birmingham have known Jim for a long time. We are happy to have him join us, not just as a colleague, but as a friend. Please welcome him to the Centro family.

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Jeff Ipsen Joins Centro North Little Rock

May 16, 2018

Jeff Ipsen has joined the inside sales/technical support team in the Centro North Little Rock location. Jeff has an undergraduate degree from Texas A@M University, Texarkana campus. He has held jobs in inside sales and customer service in the home improvement industry, financial industry, advertising and office equipment.

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Michael Oliver Joins Centro Memphis

May 01, 2018

Michael Oliver has joined the inside sales/technical support team at Centro in the Memphis branch. Michael has an outstanding inside sales background plus experience in electrical panel fabrication. Most recently he was at Kele @ Associates a very successful HVAC distributor based in Memphis. He has also worked for the Trane Company and Johnson Controls.

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Jamila Leonard Joins Centro North Little Rock

May 01, 2018

Jamila Leonard joined the Centro Little Rock Staff. Jamila is joining the Technical Support / Inside Sales team at Centro. She will be in training to replace Lloyd Hodges as he retires later this year in vacuum, blower, pump and filtration technologies. Jamila has a Chemistry Degree from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff where she was an Honors Scholar and on the Dean’s List. She also won top awards for Student and Faculty Research for 2-years running. As a Technical Service Representativ...

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Centro Opens New Theodore AL Branch Location

February 26, 2018

Centro established its first Alabama location as a result of the company@s acquisition of Technical Specialties Inc in December 2012. For the past 5 years the company has operated its branch in a leased space in Spanish Fort AL.Early in 2017 Centro began construction on a new company owned location in Theodore AL. On January 23rd, 2018 Centro relocated from our leased space into a new 5,000 square foot branch. The construction of the branch and the move to the new location was led by Melissa Rob...

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Centro Inc. Appointed by Danfoss

February 26, 2018

Centro Inc. ( with offices in Little Rock and El Dorado, AR, Shreveport, LA, Mobile and Birmingham, AL, and Memphis and Nashville, TN has been appointed as a distributor for Danfoss Adjustable Frequency Drives.Centro will distribute Danfoss and Vacon product lines in Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee, the Panhandle of Florida, Mississippi, Arkansas and the Northern half of Louisiana.The Danfoss Drives product line will become part of the Pump @ Seal division which is led by Greg ...

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Centro Inc. Launches Virtual Centro College Sales Training Program

February 25, 2018

Centro College was founded 15 years ago to create the best trained technical sales organization in our industry. Over that period of time Centro grew from 3 locations and 9 salespeople to 8 locations and 22 salespeople.For the past 15 years the program was instructor lead with meetings in Memphis TN and Little Rock AR. Our salespeople would travel in each month for a full day of product training and professional skills development. At the end of December, 2017 management realized that the compan...

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Amber McIntosh Joins Centro Team

December 20, 2017

Centro is pleased to announce Amber McIntosh has joined Centro in a new territory based in Bowling Green KY. She will cover Western Kentucky including Owensboro, Calvert City and Paducah. Amber has an outstanding background in industrial sales and holds an MBA from Bethel University. She will be responsible for customer and sales development in both the process and the discreet manufacturing markets.

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Alan Waxler, Finalist for Memphis Business Journal's CFO of the Year

October 23, 2017

Congratulations to Centro, Inc@s chief financial officer, Alan Waxler, who was named one of four finalists in Memphis Business Journal@s CFO of the Year in the small private company category. The following is an interview conducted by the MBJ. This article appeared in the Memphis Business Journal on October 20, 2017 on page 21.

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Memphis Employee Receives Surprise Help After Housefire

September 08, 2017

Seven years after Libby Graves contacted WREG@s @Pass It On@ concerning an employee who had been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, she received the surprise of her life when Tim Simpson and the Channel 3 news crew show up to help her in her time of need. @What goes around comes around,@ said Elisha Escue who contacted the station after Libby and her son lost everything but the clothes on their backs in a housefire.

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Centro Inc. Appointed as Compact Automation Distributor

August 05, 2017

Centro Inc. Appointed as Compact Automation Distributor Centro Inc. with offices in Memphis, Little Rock, AR, El Dorado, AR Shreveport, LA, Mobile AL, Birmingham AL, Memphis and Nashville, TN has been appointed as a distributor for Compact Automation products. Centro will distribute the high performance automation product line in Alabama, the Panhandle of Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas and Western Tennessee.

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MBJ Small Business Award-winner shares secrets of success

July 13, 2017

Micahel Gallagher, President of Centro, Inc., authored the following article that appeard in the Guest Column section of the Memphis Business Journal, July 13, 2017 edition. It can be found online at: Secrets of Success.In 2012, after being a finalist three times, Centro Inc. was selected as MBJ@s Small Business Awards (SBA) winner in the 25-75 employee category.We have grown since then to 103 employees and added new locations in Alabama. In 2016, I was honored to be recognized with MBJ@s Execut...

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MCAA Discussion: Social Media – Industry Disconnect

June 27, 2017

Social Media enables users to create and share content. Sounds easy@but what tools do you use? How do you measure ROI? How do you keep content relevant and engage customers? The list of challenges goes on and on. During this session at the MCAA Industry Forum on April 24, 2017, a panel of industry experts addressed these questions and shared their experiences on issues that resonate across the industry today.

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Centro. Inc is New Nelson Heat Trace Distributor

June 26, 2017

Nelson Heat Trace is pleased to announce the assignment of Centro, Inc. as the new Sales Representative and Distributor for Kentucky, middle and western Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, and the Florida panhandle as well as Distributor for Arkansas.

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Michael Gallagher Gives Keynote at 2017 MBJ Small Business Awards

June 07, 2017

Mike Gallagher, CEO of Centro Inc., gave the 2017 keynote address at the Memphis Business Journal@s Small Business Awards amid an evening of laughter, tears and an enormous amount of entrepreneurial spirit. In 2016 Gallagher took home the MBJ@s Executive of the Year Award after leading Centro to win the Small Business of the Year award in 2012 and cracking the Top 100 privately held business list in 2014.

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Centro, Inc. Appointed by NES Vacuum Pumps as Distributor for Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Northern Louisiana and the Panhandle of Florida

January 03, 2017

NES Company Inc. manufacturers and distributes an extensive selection of pumping equipment for the industrial, commercial, and heating markets. NES specializes in Nash* liquid ring vacuum pumps. NES product lines include a large selection of replacement Nash* pumps up to 42,000 CFM, engineered systems, as well as one of the largest selection of remanufactured Nash* pumps.

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December 15, 2016

Centro Incorporated has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Commercial Appeal. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including Alignment, Execution, and Connection, just to name a few.

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MBJ's CFO of the Year finalist: Alan Waxler with Centro Inc.

October 24, 2016

Alan Waxler, Chief financial officer, Centro Inc. Category: Private Company (More than $50 million annual revenue) Centro is an industrial distributor and manufacturer@s representative. As CFO, Alan Waxler manages all financial functions. He has a BBA from the University of Memphis, and prior to joining Centro, he was executive vice president of Waxler Transportation.

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June 21, 2016

June 17, 2016,@Centro, Inc. has been recognized on the Memphis Business Journal@s list of the Top 100 Private Companies in Memphis Ranked by 2015 Gross Revenue.

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MCAA Testimonial

June 14, 2016

Mike Gallagher talks about his involvement and appreciation for MCAA.

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Mike Gallagher - 2016 Executive of the Year

June 07, 2016

At the 36th Small Business Awards Michael Gallagher, CEO of Centro, Inc., took home the Executive of the Year Award 2016. Gallagher has lead Centro since purchasing it in 2001. During that time the company has grown steadily making key acquisitions across the southeast. As CEO Michael has guided Centro to win the Small Business of the Year award in 2012 and cracking the Top 100 privately held business list in 2014. Congratulations Mr. Gallagher on a well-deserved honor.

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Gallagher Elected Director-At-Large For Mcaa

November 25, 2015

MCAA Elects New Leaders for 2016 The Measurement, Control @ Automation Association elected Joseph Incontri, Director of Marketing and Projects at KROHNE Inc., as its Chairman for 2016. Robert Carrell, President of Hoffer Flow Controls (who will continue on the Board as Past Chairman), will pass a virtual gavel to the new Chairman during a meeting of the Board of Directors on December 7. The elections were completed by letter ballot of the membership during November. Mr. Incontri currently ser...

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Centro Inc. Appointed As Seebach Filtration Distributor

August 23, 2015

Centro Inc., with offices in Memphis and Nashville, TN, Little Rock and El Dorado, AR Shreveport, LA, and Mobile AL, has been appointed as the exclusive distributor for Seebach Filtration.@

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Centro Inc. Appointed by Quest-Tec Solutions

August 23, 2015

Centro Inc.@with offices in Memphis, Little Rock, AR, El Dorado, AR Shreveport, LA, Mobile AL, Memphis and Nashville, TN has been appointed as the exclusive distributor and representative for Quest-Tec Solutions.

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Centro Inc. Appointed as Verder Pumps Distributor

August 23, 2015

Centro Inc.@with offices in Memphis, Little Rock, AR, El Dorado, AR Shreveport, LA, Mobile AL, Memphis and Nashville, TN has been appointed as the exclusive distributor for Verder Pumps.@

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Centro, Inc Honored in Inaugural Pacesetters Awards

July 09, 2015

Memphis, TN, July 8, 2015 @ Centro, Inc has been named as one of the inaugural honorees in the Memphis Business Journal@s Pacesetters Award. The award honors the fastest-growing private companies in the Mid-South who consistently and substantially grew revenue year-over-year in the Mid-South. To qualify each Pacesetter had to be an independent company with an average of at least $1 million in revenue for the three most recent years.

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MROY® Series' New Global Platform

July 01, 2015

Milton Roy is pleased to announce that the@mRoy@ series metering pump@design has been upgraded to solidly reinforce its position as a truly global product platform.

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Centro Inc. welcomes Brown Fired Heaters

September 25, 2014

In the Process and Sanitary Equipment division at Centro, Inc., a new piece of equipment has been added.@ Brown Fired Heaters is a product line that can be used in a large variety of companies.

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Centro Ranked a Top Memphis Company

July 31, 2014

Memphis, TN, June 20, 2014 @ Memphis Business Journal ranked Centro, Inc. the 89th Top Private Company for 2012-2013, as well as the 7th Fastest Growing Private Company in the Memphis Metropolitan Area.@

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Centro Employees Keep Green Bay Delivering Cardboard

June 09, 2014

A specialty distributor and sales representative company focused on customers in industries where manufacturing process flow control of fluids, solids and gases is a critical success factor.

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Sustaining Centro Culture Key During Rapid Growth

May 22, 2014

by Memphis Business JournalCentro@Inc. is one of the finalists for the Memphis Business Journal@s annual Small Business Awards in the 61+ Employee category@. To see more from Centro and all the other finalists, check out the special section in the May 16 edition.

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Some Promising, Growing Companies Just Miss The List

June 21, 2013

Bill Wellborn Editor -@Memphis Business @ There are at least 100 private companies that report 2012 revenue of more than $42 million. @ And there are a handful of private firms that have had plenty of growth and success but fell just short of being included in our annual Top 100 Largest Private Companies list.

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hat Project Or Endeavor Do You Plan To Finance With A Loan This Year?

January 25, 2013

by Memphis Business Journal @ Dana Burkett Senior vice president First State Bank @ Given the current interest rate environment, the cost of borrowing remains extremely attractive. That, coupled with some pent-up demand, has motivated many of my business clients and prospects to request loans for building expansion, equipment purchases and working capital needs.

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Centro Inc. announces 7th acquisition of 2012

December 21, 2012

by Cole Epley (’s been a busy year for Centro Inc., a Memphis-based sales representative and distributor of valves, pumps, mixers and other products for the flow control industry. So far in 2012, it has made six announcements of mergers or acquisitions.

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Centro Inc. acquires House of Pumps and Hydragear of Louisiana

November 01, 2012

by@Ed Arnold ( Inc. has purchased two more companies in Louisiana, continuing its regional expansion.The House of Pumps of Doyline, La., and Hydragear of Shreveport, La., join Clements @ Associates and Meredith Air Controls of Nashville as Centro’s third and fourth acquisitions since May.

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Small Business of the Year 2012

June 01, 2012

@ Centro focused on continued success by creating jobs, Arnold ( third time was the charm for Centro Inc. at Memphis Business Journal@s 32nd Small Business Awards program held May 24.

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Small Business Finalist 2011

March 18, 2011

Finalists have been chosen in four categories for Memphis Business Journal’s 31st annual Small Business Awards program.MBJ staffers who voted on the selections are calling the group of companies and executives the most impressive and interesting in many years.

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Centro Announces Partnership With Energy Star

May 18, 2009

Centro Inc.@today announced a fundamental commitment to protect the environment by becoming an ENERGY STAR Partner. Centro Inc.@s voluntary partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency@s ENERGY STAR means that Centro will be working toward helping their clients improve the energy efficiency and performance of their operations and processes; Centro believes that an organization-wide energy management approach will help their clients enhance their financial health and aid in preservin...

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Energy Savings Audits

March 20, 2009

Centro works closely with customers to optimize their facilities@@ energy use. These actions include: Steam System Surveys Steam Trap Audit Boiler Audit Steam Flow Monitoring Natural Gas Consumption Monitoring Heat Trace Design:@Design,@Supervision...

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Centro Appointed Representative By Tower Tech Inc

January 01, 2009

Centro Inc.@has been appointed as a distributor for the Tower Tech cooling towers. This is an expansion of the Centro authorization to cover the Centro location in Nashville and includes the Middle Tennessee territory.Centro Inc., founded in Memphis in 1970, is a specialty representative and distributor company focusing on customers in the Process Flow Market in Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, Arkansas, Northern Alabama and Northern Louisiana. The company serves customer through five focused d...

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Centro Pumps Up Revenue

December 26, 2008

by@Trey Heath ( one of the most challenging credit markets to hit the U.S., Memphis-based Centro Inc., has acquired yet another company for more than $1 million, its fourth acquisition since 2001.@Centro has secured ownership of its former competitor Trigon Engineering Co.@s Memphis operation.

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Centro, Inc. Acquires Memphis Operations Of Trigon Engineering Company

December 16, 2008

Centro Inc.@of Memphis TN has announced the acquisition of the Memphis operations of Trigon Engineering of Little Rock. The Arkansas operations of Trigon Engineering will continue to operate under the leadership of Gary Lee, founder and president of Trigon Engineering Co.

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Centro Appointed Gardner Denver Dist For Ar

August 02, 2008

Centro Inc.@with offices in Memphis, Little Rock, El Dorado, Shreveport and Nashville has been appointed as distributor for the Gardner Denver compressor division. This new authorization expands the territory serviced by Centro through their Shreveport LA branch, for all of Arkansas where Centro serves the market with two branches in El Dorado, AR and in North Little Rock, AR.

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Centro Inks Two Deals

August 01, 2008

Process flow distributor Centro Inc. @has signed two new distribution deals that company officials expect will add almost $2 million in revenue in the next few years.Centro, a Memphis-based distributor of instrumentation, valves, filtration products and pumps, has finalized deals to distribute Flowserve Corp. pump seals and Gardner Denver, Inc., compressors.

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Distributor Of Distinction Award

May 10, 2008

Centro Inc.@has received the Distributor of Distinction Award from Ashcroft Inc.@ This award was presented to Centro in recognition for Centro@s sales growth and total sales volume of Ashcroft gauges and other process instruments in Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas.@ Ashcroft executives Robert DiVita, national sales manager for distributor sales and Gary Hedine, regional sales manager for the southeastern USA presented the award to Michael Gallagher, president of Centro and Andy Silas, divisi...

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Centro Inc Selected By Tyco Thermal Controls As O

May 10, 2008

Centro Inc.@ has been selected by Tyco Thermal Controls@ as one of the top three Small Market Sales Representatives in the USA based on sales of Raychem, P and Tracer products in the period of 2005 through 2007. Centro was recognized at the Tyco Thermal National Sales Meeting at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville on April 29th by Tyco Thermal National Sales Manger Joe Brick. The award was presented to Michael Gallagher, president of Centro and Stuart White, division sales manager of the Val...

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Centro Purchases Shreveport Industrial Supplier As Part Of Ongoing Expansion Plan

April 07, 2007

Centro Inc.@has purchased Pelican Industrial Equipment Co. in a move that continues the company@s expansion to industrial clients over a five-state area.The deal marks the second major acquisition for the Memphis-based company since owners Michaels Gallagher and Dave Forell took over Centro in December 2001.@ In October 2003, the partners purchased Green Controls, Inc., of Little Rock.

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Piping Hot

February 25, 2007

by@Einat Paz-Frankel ( @ Everything that flows through pipes is Mike Gallagher@s business. @ Excited about valves, pumps and instrumentation, Gallagher makes one forget his company distributes some of the highly obscure elements that make the manufacturing industry -- and him -- tick.

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Memphis Based Centro Acquires Arkansas Distributor

November 10, 2006

Centro Inc.@has acquired BAT Pump @ Supply Co. for more than $1 million.@Centro distributes industrial solutions to the manufacturing industry, including valves, filters and pumps. The acquisition of El Dorado, Ark.-based BAT, an industrial pumps distributor, will further expand Centro@s pump business, says Centro president Michael Gallagher.

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Centro Buys Green Controls

November 05, 2003

Centro, a leading supplier of flow control solutions, recently announced its acquisition of Green Controls, Inc., a flow control product distributor based in Jacksonville, Arkansas. The combined company, which will operate under the name Centro, Inc., plans to offer all of Green Controls@ product lines, including Foxboro Instrumentation, to expand their services in Arkansas and Northern Louisiana regions. Centro was founded in 1970 and has become a trusted name in the industry, with a reputation...

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Purchase Of Green Opens Up New Market In North Louisiana

November 04, 2003

Centro Inc., a Memphis-based flow control specialist, has made a big move to expand its business. The company has just completed the acquisition of Little Rock@s Green Controls Inc., a major competitor in its niche market. The deal not only adds a new set of customers to Centro@s business but also opens up new markets in northern Louisiana.

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