Cogent Named Among Kansas City’s Top Private Companies

May 23, 2016 2:01 pm
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 the exclusive distributor of ITT Goulds Pumps in Oklahoma, Colorado, Wyoming and Montana.”Cogent’s growth included 40 new hires, the acquisition of Automatic Engineering and the creation of iME Solutions, a leading industrial distributor of pumping and process equipment in the wastewater treatment and fluid-handling industries.

Cogent consists of nine best-in-class partner companies providing pumping and process equipment solutions — Automatic Engineering, BRI, Catalyst, Fluid Equipment, iME Solutions, Lee Mathews, Vanco, Vandevanter Engineering and Water Technology Group.With 200 employees covering 11 states, Cogent’s upward trend continues. Positions are available at several Midwest locations. For more information, visit or call 816.221.0650.