Wednesday, November 5, 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 for offering various innovative solutions. The acquisition will strengthen Centro's market position and boost its growth prospects.

Centro Acquires Green Controls, Inc. to Expand its Flow Control Solutions

Centro has three business units, which will now have access to Green Controls' products. These units are instrumentation, automation, sanitary products, valves, actuation, engineered products, and filtration products. The acquisition will allow Centro's customers to benefit from Green Controls' extensive product portfolio, which includes flow meters, control valves, and sensor technologies. This move will help Centro cater to a broader range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, power and energy, and water and wastewater treatment.

Green Controls has been in the flow control products business for over two decades, creating a reputation for providing high-quality products and excellent customer service. Its founders, Jerry and Debbie Green are excited about joining the Centro team and believe they will continue providing superior service to their customers while expanding the company's reach. They look forward to Centro's support and investment to further grow the business.

Centro's acquisition of Green Controls is part of its broader strategic plan to expand its operations and provide more innovative solutions to its customers. The company has offices in Little Rock and Nashville and remote sales offices in Kentucky, Mississippi, and Arkansas. Centro has grown significantly over the years, and its new acquisition is expected to fuel further growth. The company's CEO, James Rasberry, is optimistic about Centro's future with Green Controls on board and believes that the acquisition will help the company capitalize on new opportunities.

The flow control solutions market is highly competitive, and customers increasingly demand advanced products and services that meet their changing needs. With the acquisition, Centro aims to provide its customers with a more comprehensive suite of solutions, including enhanced automation and control systems, safety systems, and other customized solutions. By leveraging Green Controls' technical expertise and innovative product line, Centro will be better positioned to meet the needs of its existing and potential customers.
The acquisition of Green Controls marks a significant milestone in Centro's growth story. The move strengthens the company's market position and expands its product offerings and customer base. Centro's acquisition of Green Controls is expected to bring new opportunities for both companies and the market as a whole. The era of the flow control solutions market is changing rapidly, and Centro is positioning itself to continue to lead the way. With strong technical expertise, innovative product lines, and a broad geographic footprint, Centro is well-positioned to serve its customers now and in the future.