EDGEMONT, PA – Eastern Controls, Inc. today announced the acquisition of Andrews Industrial Controls, hereby expanding their products, solutions, and services throughout Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio. This comes shortly after Eastern Controls expanded into Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia with partners Baker Hughes Masoneilan and REXA, Inc.

For 45 years, Andrews Industrial Controls has provided instrumentation, gas and flame detection, valves, actuators, and services to a broad range of industries from Oil and Gas, Power Generation, Chemical/Petrochemical, Water/Wastewater, Food and Beverage, and Pulp and Paper. Their dedication to delivering exceptional customer service and superior solutions has allowed them to build strong relationships with end-users and engineering firms alike. Former President and CEO of Andrews Industrial Controls, Nick Andrews commented:

“After many years of working with Eastern Controls serving our customers in the Greater Pittsburgh area, West Virginia, and Ohio, we are excited to officially become a part of the Eastern Controls team. Working through this acquisition with Cliff and his team has solidified the decision to sell Andrews, and with the resources and manpower Eastern Controls can provide, our customers will benefit greatly from their solutions and services. We are eager to see what’s to come and how we can all serve our customers better.”

With Andrews Industrial Controls becoming a division of Eastern Controls, our partners and customers can be confident that business continuity will remain and further excel in providing services and support for any application needs.

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“This acquisition allows us to build upon our strong, 30-year relationship and join forces with a team of AIC experts to create a combined organization focused on providing unmatched services and solutions”, said Eastern Controls’ President, Cliff McLaughlin. “We are an organization focused on delivering an exceptional customer experience. Our combined resources will help deliver growth and infrastructure connection across Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio.”

Eastern Controls has worked with the former Andrews team to make certain our manufacturing partners are supported properly with all necessary resources. We will continue doing everything possible to ensure that business operates as usual for our customers in these regions. Above all, Eastern Controls prides itself on reducing friction wherever it may arise, so that our customers can continue operating smoothly and efficiently.

Andrews’ former Vice President and Director of Sales, Paul Bonetti, commented on the positive outlook both the Andrews and Eastern Controls teams share as they continue looking for the best ways to serve their customers:

“Andrews Industrial Controls is thrilled to join the Eastern Controls team.  I have known the folks at Eastern Controls for decades and their reputation as the leading manufacturer representative and service provider throughout the Mid-Atlantic region is unparalleled.  Our companies share core values and employ a high standard of ethics, which combined with our mutual commitment to creating lasting partnerships with our principals, employees, and customers, make this a perfect match.  While the team at Andrews has always been the best within the territory we cover, the positive impact of this acquisition will quickly be realized by the customers in our region who will see immediate improvements in support, service, and communication.  The future is not merely bright, but limitless, and now it’s full steam ahead!

Eastern Controls is excited to welcome Nick, Paul, and the rest of the Andrews sales and service members to our team. Nick Andrews joins Eastern Controls as a Business Development Executive and Paul Bonetti joins as an Outside Sales Representative.

About Endress+Hauser:

Endress+Hauser is a global leader in measurement and automation technology for process and laboratory applications. The family company, headquartered in Reinach, Switzerland, achieved net sales of more than 3.7 billion euros in 2023 with a total workforce of almost 17,000.

Endress+Hauser devices, solutions, and services are at home in many industries. Customers thus use them to gain valuable knowledge from their applications. This enables them to improve their products, work economically, and, at the same time, protect people and the environment.

About Eastern Controls, Inc.:

Since 1969, Eastern Controls has been the Mid-Atlantic’s premier manufacturers’ representative, distributor, and service provider of process measurement and control equipment. Our expertise covers all primary process variable measurements, including flow, pressure, level, temperature, and liquid analytical as well as gas detection, control valve, and isolation valve applications.

The foundation of our success is our dedication to customer service, extensive product offerings, and outstanding sales, technical, and application support.

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