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™ 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."