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

Each of the companies; Automatic Engineering, BRI, Vandevanter Engineering, Lee Mathews, Fluid Equipment, Vanco, iME Solutions, and Water Technology Group, operate in defined regions with distinct management and sales teams.

Cogent Companies


  • Cogent Named Among Kansas City's Top Area 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 . . .

  • Automatic Engineering joins Cogent

    Cogent is pleased to announce the recent agreement between Automatic Engineering and Cogent for AEI to join eight best in class partner companies – Vandevanter Engineering, Fluid Equipment, BRI, Water Technology Group, Vanco, iME and Lee Mathews under the Cogent corporate umbrella.

    Automatic Engineering which will continue to do business under . . .