Laurentide Controls and Atlantic Controls Named Emerson Representative for Yarway Steam Trap Products

Kirkland, Quebec (October 3, 2018) – Emerson has named Laurentide Controls and Atlantic Controls as the representative in Eastern Canada for additional products. In addition to the well-known Emerson brands that Laurentide Controls and Atlantic Controls currently represents, like Anderson Greenwood, Bettis, Crosby, Fisher, Keystone, KTM, Vanessa and Yarway valves, effective October 1, 2018, Laurentide Controls and Atlantic Controls will represent and support Yarway steam trap and strainer products in Eastern Canada.


Emerson Certifies Laurentide Controls to Deliver Highest Level of Customer Support

Laurentide Controls is a member of the Emerson Impact Partner Network, recognizing its proven solution capabilities, local accessibility and consistent engineering practices that produce measurable business results



Montréal, QC (August 15, 2018) – Emerson awarded Laurentide Controls today with the status of Emerson Impact Partner, representing the company’s highest level of customer support. Laurentide Controls and associated Emerson Impact Partner Network companies will operate as locally-accessible, singular points of contact for leveraging the full breadth of Emerson integrated solutions and expertise.


The 21 current Emerson Impact Partner companies were awarded this status through a rigorous certification process of their facilities, procedures, engineers and local service professionals, as well as a demonstrated ability to support customer process optimization and performance improvement programs. Each partner was assessed in more than 50 certification paths to verify capabilities and compliance to Emerson standards.


Distinct from traditional manufacturer-to-third-party representative and distributor relationships, Emerson Impact Partners have a tightly integrated culture with Emerson and with each other that ensures consistent engineering practices and services across the Network to provide customers with the broadest, most responsive support organization in the industry. Combining local support with proven processes and technologies from Emerson ensures the appropriate technical resources, methods and best practices are applied to deliver improved and measurable business results for Emerson’s customers.


“Our customers appreciate consistent, high value-added services and support across the multi-site operations they run,” said Frank deJong, president North America for Emerson Automation Solutions. “Many of them cite inconsistent local support as an industry-wide problem that leads to variability in project execution and operations. As the impact of digital technologies expand across the enterprise, Emerson and our Emerson Impact Partners are uniquely positioned through a focused, systematic approach to provide the expertise and solutions that drive peer-leading performance.”


Laurentide Controls is the exclusive sales and service channel in Eastern Canada for DeltaV™ control and safety systems and Plantweb™ digital ecosystem solutions. Emerson Impact Partners also supply and service Fisher™, Crosby™, Anderson Greenwood™, KTM™, Keystone™, and Vanessa™ valve and pressure management products. To support successful implementation and adoption of these technologies, Laurentide Controls provides local access to global Emerson engineering services and expertise, as well as critical integrated outage services for the full scope of automation and control assets.


Laurentide Controls is an employee-owned company with a proven reputation for exceptional customer service and application knowledge, engineering and implementing innovative solutions, and 24/7 availability to respond to urgent customer needs. Laurentide has been an Emerson partner for all of its 50 years in business.


The value of the integrated Emerson Impact Partner Network is clearly demonstrated when specialized expertise is required to augment project implementation or operational improvement teams. All members of the Network have direct access to the best available resources for everything from operational performance diagnosis to project engineering to maintenance and repair services. Additionally, each Emerson Impact Partner can seamlessly leverage the vast network of locally managed inventory and readily available OEM parts and products, ensuring fast and efficient order fulfillment.


“We are extremely proud of our long-standing partnership with Emerson, which has allowed us to help customers optimize manufacturing performance,” said Steve Dustin, President of Laurentide Controls.


“Laurentide is an employee-owned company and all 265 team members share a culture of partnering with both Emerson and local manufacturers,” Dustin said. “Our objective is to have a positive impact on all of our business partners through collaboration, innovation, and by providing the solutions that our customers need to achieve outstanding results.”


Emerson Impact Partner Network facts:

  • First relationship established in 1913
  • Serving all states and provinces in the United States and Canada
    • 167 Service Centers
    • 19 Educational Service Centers
  • More than 5,000 local personnel and growing
    • 2,300+ sales resources
    • 1,400+ systems engineering and field service resources


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About Laurentide Controls


Laurentide Controls is proud to have been chosen by companies across Eastern Canada as their local, single-source supplier of automation and reliability solutions. Laurentide Controls optimizes performance and improves operations with expert consulting services, best-in-class technologies, field service and technical support. The company was named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies (Gold Standard Winner) in 2018. For more information, visit



About Emerson


Emerson (NYSE: EMR), headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial and Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency, and create sustainable infrastructure. For more information visit

Laurentide Controls named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies (Gold Standard Winner)

Montreal, QC – March 8, 2018 – Laurentide Controls was recognized for overall business performance and sustained growth with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation. The 2018 Best Managed program award winners are amongst the best-in-class of Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues over $15 million demonstrating strategy, capability and commitment to achieve sustainable growth.


Now in its 25th year, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is one of the country’s leading business awards programs recognizing Canadian-owned and managed companies for innovative, world-class business practices. Every year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates the calibre of their management abilities and practices.


Laurentide Controls has managed efficiently through market disruption, constant societal evolution as well as adapting to customer and workforce requirements. Constant evolution has become an integral part of its thinking process facilitating agility, innovation and remaining competitive in an ever changing market. Engaging in an organizational cultural evolution was an essential vision set by the Senior Leadership Team to ensure sustainable growth.


“CIBC proudly congratulates the 2018 winners of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, who exemplify business excellence and success,” says Dino Medves, Senior Vice President and Head, CIBC Commercial Banking. “This year’s winners reinforce the significant impact that privately owned Canadian companies are making by pursuing innovation and maintaining a sharp focus on their clients.”


Applicants are evaluated by an independent judging panel comprised of representatives from program sponsors in addition to special guest judges. 2018 Best Managed companies share commonalities that include a clear strategy and vision, investment in capability and commitment to talent.


Winning this award means a lot to our entire team, who work very hard at maintaining an organizational structure that allows for future sales growth and operational effectiveness while keeping a high level of employee engagement. “ said Anne-Marie Langelier, Director Human Resources, Laurentide Controls.


“It’s much more than just financial performance,” said Peter Brown, Partner, Deloitte and Co-Leader, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program. “The ingredients to success also include overall business performance and sustained growth. It takes dedication and commitment from the entire organization.”


2018 winners of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies award will be honoured at the annual Canada’s Best Managed Companies gala in Toronto on April 11, 2018. On the same date, the Best Managed symposium will address leading-edge business issues that are key to the success of today’s business leaders.


The Best Managed program is sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business, TMX Group and MacKay CEO Forums.


About Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Canada’s Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $15 million. Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices. The awards are granted on four levels: 1) Canada’s Best Managed Companies new winner (one of the new winners selected each year); 2) Canada’s Best Managed Companies winner (award recipients that have re-applied and successfully retained their Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 3) Gold Standard winner (after three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully retained their award for 4-6 consecutive years); 4) Platinum Club member (winners that have maintained their Best Managed status for seven years or more). Program sponsors are Deloitte, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business, TMX Group and MacKay CEO Forums. For further information, visit


About Laurentide Controls

Laurentide Controls is proud to have been chosen by many as their local, single source supplier of automation and reliability solutions across Eastern Canada. From expert consultant services to best-in-class technologies, to field service and technical support, Laurentide Controls is committed to optimize performance and improve operations.