Saturday, August 2, 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.

Centro Inc. 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 four focused divisions:

  • Instrumentation & Automation Division
  • Valve, Actuation & Engineered Products Division
  • Process Filtration Division.
  • Compressor & Pump Division

Gardner Denver, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of highly engineered reciprocating, rotary and vane compressors, liquid ring pumps and blowers for various industrial and transportation applications, pumps used in the petroleum and industrial markets, and other fluid transfer equipment serving chemical, petroleum, and food industries. Gardner Denver products and engineered solutions are sold through multi-channel, worldwide distribution systems and are used for applications in virtually every market sector, ranging from industrial movement, to environmental processes, to healthcare applications and energy production. In the Compressor and Vacuum Products segment, Gardner Denver designs, manufactures, markets and services products for industrial and commercial applications including: rotary screw, reciprocating, sliding vane and centrifugal compressors; positive displacement, centrifugal and side channel blowers; and liquid ring pumps and engineered systems. With the July 2005 acquisition of Thomas Industries Inc., the product range now also includes single-piece piston reciprocating, diaphragm, and linear compressor and vacuum pumps primarily serving OEM applications


Centro, Inc. has served the process manufacturing industry since 1970 in instrumentation, automation, valves, filtration, pumps, compressors and engineered products and has twice been a finalist in the Memphis Business Journal Small Business Awards. Centro is headquartered in Memphis, TN and has additional technical stocking facilities in North Little Rock, AR, Shreveport, LA, Nashville, TN and El Dorado AR.


Please contact Michael Gallagher president of Centro in Memphis at (901) 357-1261 with questions or comments or refer to the Centro web site at