Rawson, an ERIKS company, Pittsburgh, Pa., signed a distribution partnership with Azbil North America (formerly Yamatake), Phoenix, Ariz., which enables Rawson to sell and service Azbil’s broad portfolio of industrial automation and control products in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas.

“Azbil North America is pleased to form a strategic alliance with Rawson,” says Todd Braaton, vice president of sales, Azbil. “Rawson is a premier instrumentation, valve and controls distributor with the experience and service infrastructure to provide a high level of service and support to our customer base. This partnership enables us to improve human-centered automation by pairing Azbil’s high-quality products with Rawson’s superior service, as well as our more than 100 years of combined operational experience.”

Specializing in simple-to-complex valve and flow product solutions, Rawson provides complete, fully customized solutions designed to ensure accurate, consistent and reliable flow measurement, regulation and control processes. By partnering with Azbil, Rawson gains access to a variety of high-quality measurement products, including pressure transmitters, electromagnetic flow meters and temperature transmitters for the power, pulp, paper, HVAC and energy markets, among others.

“Azbil is a respected brand with a 112-year history, and we are excited to partner with them,” says Mark Weatherford, product manager for Rawson. “Their products are not only robust, accurate, extremely reliable and competitively priced, but they also offer superior features that are provided as standard options, such as over-pressure protection, lightening and surge protection and 10-year stability.”