Emerson's proposed acquisition of Rockwell Automation would create a global automation leader with a best-in-class portfolio of Automation Solutions.
Paradigm, joined with Emerson’s existing Roxar software business, creates a best-in-class, end-to-end Exploration & Production (E&P) software portfolio with offerings spanning seismic processing and interpretation to production modeling. Paradigm’s technology offerings will enable Emerson to better help oil and gas operators increase efficiency, reduce costs and improve return on investment.
The acquisition of GeoFields helps to further position Emerson as a comprehensive solutions provider for pipeline operations management. Emerson’s extensive portfolio of pipeline solutions for the oil and gas industry includes pipeline and terminal enterprise commercial management solutions, operations management software, pipeline modeling and leak detection, SCADA systems, corrosion and erosion monitoring, valve and control solutions, flow metering and measurement technologies.
The acquisitions of Locus Traxx and PakSense complement our existing Commercial & Residential Solutions portfolio, and enable us to further our leadership in cold chain management and fresh food monitoring. Investing in these businesses expands our technology and services and helps to address the high-stakes need of customers in the agriculture, transport and retail industries to provide safe and consistent fresh food monitoring.
The Pentair Valves & Controls business expands our automation portfolio and enhances our position as an industry leader in control, isolation, pressure relief valves and actuation. With a large base in industries including chemical, petrochemical, oil and gas, power, and others, we have positioned our businesses to grow and provide customers with more complete solutions to their toughest challenges.
In August 2016, we announced the sale of the Network Power business to Platinum Equity and a group of co-investors. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, the company is a leading provider of thermal management, A/C and D/C power, transfer switches, services and information management systems for the data center and telecommunications industries. Network Power is rebranding as Vertiv and will operate as a stand-alone global enterprise in Platinum Equity’s portfolio.
In August 2016, we announced the sale of the Leroy-Somer and Control Techniques business units. The divestiture serves as another step in Emerson’s strategic repositioning to restructure and align our business for long-term growth.