Cogent consists of nine best-in-class partner companies providing pumping and process equipment solutions for specific vertical markets.

Each company operates in defined regions with distinct management and sales teams.

Automatic Engineering, BRI, Catalyst, Vandevanter Engineering, Lee Mathews, Fluid Equipment, Vanco, iME Solutions, Water Technology Group

Cogent Companies


  • Cogent Receives Excellence in Safety Award

    Cogent recently received the Higher Standards Award from Midwest Builders’ Casualty recognizing a commitment to workplace safety and loss prevention. This award reflects Cogent’s outstanding loss control efforts, safety records, job site safety improvements and overall risk management practices.

    Safety training is a continual process guided by a steering . . .

  • Cogent Named Among Kansas City's Top Private Companies

    Cogent Inc. ranked #88 on the Kansas City Business Journal’s list of 150 Top Private Companies. The list compiles the top 150 Kansas City area private companies based on 2015 revenue.”We had an exciting 2015,” said CEO Tim Howard, “In addition to expanding the Cogent family, we became . . .