Thursday, July 9, 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.

Centro has experienced significant growth in 12 of the last 13 years. Many of those years Centro achieved double digit growth. Since 2001 Centro has grown from an $11 million company to a $63 million company. Last year the 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. This year Centro moved up to the 85th position in the MBJ Top 100 Private Companies list.

The winners of the Pacesetters Awards will be announced at an event on Thursday, Aug. 20, 6-8:30 p.m., at Memphis Botanic Garden, and in the MBJ edition published Aug. 21.

The full announcement can be read here

About Centro, Inc.

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, Alabama, the Missouri Boot Heel, the Florida Panhandle, Northeastern Texas and Northern Louisiana. The company serves customers through six focused divisions:

  • Compressed Air Division
  • Instrumentation & Automation Division
  • Process and Sanitary Equipment
  • Process Filtration Division
  • Pump & Seal Division
  • Valve, Actuation & Engineered Products Division

Centro, Inc. has served the process manufacturing industry for 45 years in instrumentation, automation, valves, filtration, pumps, compressors and engineered products. Centro is headquartered in Memphis, TN and has additional technical stocking facilities in North Little Rock, AR, Shreveport, LA, Nashville, TN, El Dorado, AR, and Spanish Fort, AL.

For more information, visit Centro’s website at