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Founded in 1921, Ross Controls develops and produces high quality pneumatic valves & systems. It has over sixty years of experience designing & producing monitored redundant valves for safety applications. The DM2 is the latest control-reliable valve series for category 4 applications. The SV series has integrated double pole double throw switch to verify valve function for category 2 and 3 applications. For pneumatic energy isolation, the L-O-X® series provides a full line of manual lockout products. Ross safety-related products meet or exceed the global safety requirements for machine safeguarding and energy isolation and are supported by Ross' experienced global safety team. For robotic innovation, Ross developed one of the most advanced proportional pressure regulation units for faster, more precise robotic coating and dispensing applications, while reducing paint consumption, overspray and VOCs.

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Ross Controls Announces CEO Retirement and New Promotion

POSTED 05/22/2014

g width="300" vspace="10" hspace="10" height="223" align="right" src="/userAssets/riaUploads/image/Ross_Smith-Retirement_Hand-Promotion.GIF" alt="Jeffrey Hand and John Smith" />ROSS CONTROLS has announced the promotion of Jeffrey J. Hand to President and Chief Executive Officer, effective May 1, 2014.  Mr. Hand replaces John G. Smith who recently announced his retirement after a 40-year career with ROSS. Mr. Smith will remain involved in the company as its Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Hand has held several positions during his 12 years at ROSS, most recently as President, North American Operations.
 
Founded in Detroit, Michigan in 1921, ROSS CONTROLS is an international manufacturer of pneumatic valves and control systems for the fluid power industry. As a global leader in pneumatic safety products, ROSS works closely with industrial customers to help them comply with required safety standards.  In addition to its products designed for the general fluid power industry, ROSS offers unique application solutions and engineered products for specific industries including metals, glass, and press/metal forming.  ROSS has design, sales and manufacturing locations in Germany, Japan, China, France, India, Brazil and the UK, offering localized solutions for a global marketplace.

For more information on ROSS or its products and services, please contact your local ROSS distributor, ROSS’ customer service department or visit ROSS’ web site for literature.

ROSS CONTROLS
Established and headquartered in Michigan since 1921, ROSS CONTROLS is an international designer and ISO-certified manufacturer of pneumatic valves and controls systems.  An innovative and driving force in the pneumatic safety industry for over 50 years, ROSS focuses on tailored technology to provide customers with a distinct value advantage. ROSS has subsidiaries in Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom, India, Brazil, France, and China plus 145 worldwide stocking distributors.