ASCO Numatics Announces 2015 Industrial Automation Engineering Scholarship Winners


FLORHAM PARK, NEW JERSEY, USA – September 30, 2015 - ASCO Numatics, the world’s leading manufacturer of comprehensive fluid automation, flow control, and pneumatics solutions, announced the recipients of the 2015 ASCO Numatics Industrial Automation Engineering Scholarship.

The two recipients were each awarded a $5,000 scholarship to support their pursuit of a bachelor's degree in engineering. They are Emily Doyon of Biddeford, Maine, a junior in the chemical engineering degree program at the at the University of Maine; and Brad Harvey of Twinsburg, Ohio, a junior studying for a civil engineering degree at the University of Akron.

ASCO Numatics will further support the winners’ studies with an additional $1,000 grant to the engineering departments at each of their universities.

“Our two ASCO Numatics scholars this year exemplify engineering passion," said Robert W. Kemple, Jr., executive vice president, sales and marketing – Americas, ASCO Numatics. "Our scholarship program continues to recognize bright, driven students who excel in their studies in the engineering field. We are proud to contribute to their future success.”

ASCO Numatics announced the scholarship winners at PMMI’s annual Amazing Packaging Race at PACK EXPO 2015 in Las Vegas. The two students were guests at the Expo, courtesy of ASCO Numatics. Sponsored by ASCO Numatics, the Amazing Packaging Race is a fun and educational event that pits teams of packaging students, from programs around the country, against each other in a race to gather points by completing tasks at specific PACK EXPO booths. ASCO Numatics’ sponsorship of the race helps support the PMMI Education and Training Foundation, which also provides scholarships to packaging students from PMMI partner schools.

The ASCO Numatics Industrial Automation Engineering Scholarship program, now in its eighth year, has awarded a total of $80,000 in merit-based scholarships to 16 students, based on their potential for leadership and for making a significant contribution to the industrial automation engineering profession, particularly as it relates to the application of fluid control and fluid power technologies. The company has provided an additional $16,000 in grants to 14 schools of engineering. For information on the scholarship program, visit www.asco.com/scholarship.

About ASCO Numatics

ASCO Numatics, an Emerson company, offers comprehensive fluid automation solutions, including fluid control and fluid power products, for a wide range of industry-focused applications. The ASCO Numatics product line in North America consists of more than 50,000 valves, an extensive selection of air preparation equipment, and a full line of actuation products. ASCO products include solenoid pilot valves, angle body piston valves, linear indicators, redundant control systems, and pressure sensors. The Numatics line covers valve manifolds, cylinders, grippers, filters, regulators, and lubricators. For more information about ASCO Numatics products, visit www.asco.com.

About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2014 were $24.5 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.