Emerson Acquisition Strengthens Plantweb® Digital Plant Architecture
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Emerson Process Management, Rosemount Div.
8200 Market Blvd.
Chanhassen, MN, 55317
Press release date: April 7, 2009
Expands expertise and resources in online machinery prediction and protection
AUSTIN, TEXAS (April 7, 2009) - Emerson has acquired epro GmbH of Gronau, Germany to enhance the expertise and resources of Emerson Process Management, a global automation and asset management leader. The deal expands Emerson's online machinery monitoring capability with a full API 670-compliant protection offering. It is also expected to speed availability of next generation solutions. Terms of the deal were not announced.
Emerson engineers, manufactures, and delivers machinery monitoring solutions for critical machinery such as turbines and compressors. Their offerings include services for project management, systems engineering, startup and commissioning, training, and ongoing support.
"This acquisition extends Emerson's leadership in machinery monitoring and expands our Smart Machinery Health(TM) Management offerings. All of this is tightly integrated in the PlantWeb® digital plant architecture," said Craig Llewellyn, president Asset Optimization division of Emerson Process Management. "It combines world-class API-compliant machinery protection solutions with Emerson's considerable expertise in predictive diagnostics."
About epro GmbH The privately owned company, founded in 1970, is headquartered in Gronau, Germany. The company engineers, manufactures and assembles API 670-compliant protection systems delivered to the process industries worldwide.
About Emerson Process Management Emerson Process Management (www.emersonprocess.com), an Emerson business, is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing and distribution in the chemical, oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, power, water and wastewater treatment, mining and metals, food and beverage, pharmaceutical and other industries. The company combines superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management and maintenance services. Its brands include PlantWeb®, Syncade(TM), Fisher®, Rosemount®, Micro Motion®, Daniel®, DeltaV(TM), Ovation®, and AMS® Suite.
About Emerson Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to create innovative solutions for customers through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and appliance and tools businesses. Sales in fiscal 2008 were $24.8 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.
Contacts: Cindy Wheatley, Emerson Process Management, Asset Optimization 1 (952) 828-3180, Cindy.Wheatley@Emerson.com
Jerry Moon, Emerson Process Management 1 (512) 832-3089, Jerry.Moon@Emerson.com