News | November 17, 2008

Emerson Opens New Technology Center In China

NANJING, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today announced the opening of its new Asia Flow Technology Center in Nanjing, China, strengthening the company's presence in Asia Pacific and enhancing Emerson Process Management's commitment to provide innovative, effective process automation solutions for customers in the region.

The Asia Flow Technology Center expands production capacity and services for Emerson Process Management's leading flow metering and measurement technologies that serve the oil and gas, refining, petrochemicals, marine, life sciences, food and beverage, metals and mining, and pulp and paper industries. Located in Nanjing's Jiangning Science Park, the center joins other recently opened Emerson Process Management facilities in Asia including Chiba (Tokyo) Japan; Wuqing, Tianjin China; Rayong Province, Thailand; Bao'an, Shenzhen, China; and Singapore. Also, an Emerson Solutions Center is scheduled to open in Mizushima Industrial Park in Japan later this month.

"We are strongly committed to China and to serving our customers in Asia from Asia," said Steve Sonnenberg, Emerson Process Management president and business leader. "The Asia Flow Technology Center substantially enhances our ability to offer technologies that deliver value and unparalleled plant performance for our customers."

The world-class manufacturing facility features one of the highest accuracy flow calibration laboratories in the region. The new 12,500-square-meter center will also offer quality testing capabilities and a hands-on training and interactive demonstration center to support regional customers.

About Emerson Process Management
Emerson Process Management (, 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, metals and mining, food and beverage, pharmaceutical and other industries. The company combines superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management and maintenance services. Emerson brands include PlantWeb®, Micro Motion®, Rosemount®, Daniel®, Fisher®, DeltaV™, 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

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