Cogent Ranks #74 Among Kansas City’s Top Companies

June 27, 2017 7:32 am

Cogent Inc. ranked #74 on the Kansas City Business Journal’s list of 150 Top Private Companies, moving up from #88 in 2015. “Cogent made a lot of investments with an eye towards the future in 2016 that should serve us well long term. The most important of these investments was the decision to start an ESOF making all qualified employees owners and demonstrating our commitment to share the company profits with ALL teammates,” said CEO Tim Howard. “Our sustained and steady growth over the previous fifteen years continues to be a testament to the great people at Cogent.”

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 more than 200 employees covering 11 states, Cogent’s upward trend continues. We’re hiring! For more information, visit or call 816.221.0650.