Emerson Opens New ASCO Fluid Automation Global Headquarters in Florham Park

New Facility Encourages Customer Collaboration and Problem Solving

FLORHAM PARK, NEW JERSEY, USA - November 3, 2016 - Local government officials and civic leaders joined Emerson executives today to officially open the new global headquarters building for Emerson's ASCO fluid automation business in Florham Park. The new facility features a world-class product development center with teams of engineers, designers, technicians and marketing professionals working together to develop new technologies to meet growing customer demands in process, industrial, machine automation and medical markets.

"This is an exciting day for Emerson and customers of our ASCO products. This investment enhances our capability to engineer and deliver the industry's widest range of fluid automation solutions with unmatched speed, reliability and performance," said Nick Buccheri, Vice President, ASCO Global Engineering. "We are proud to offer a world-class showplace that exemplifies the application expertise of our employees and the advanced engineering capabilities to create technologies and innovative solutions for our customers."

Emerson manufactures and markets ASCO fluid automation products for a broad range of process and manufacturing industry applications. Emerson's ASCO fluid control and pneumatic product lines are critical to the operation of process and manufacturing plants including automotive, life sciences, packaging, oil & gas and refining industries.

Florham Park has been home to ASCO for over 60 years. "This new building shows our commitment to the Florham Park community going forward," added Buccheri.

Emerson's new ASCO Product Development Center is designed to help customers solve fluid automation problems, share best practices, and create solutions that help transform their businesses. It offers advanced machine shop equipment for precision prototypes; extensive laboratory facilities for development and product qualification testing; and comprehensive design engineering capabilities including 3D modeling and analysis/simulation software. This facility is designed to enhance collaborative efforts between customers and Emerson.

Joining today's opening event was Emerson Chairman and CEO David Farr. "This facility is another terrific symbol of the many positive changes underway at Emerson," Farr said. "It is exciting to see the results of our strategic investments in facilities like this one we are celebrating today at ASCO for our Emerson Automation Solutions business."

The new headquarters building is located at 160 Park Ave, Florham Park, New Jersey, USA. Contact information remains the same at 800-972-ASCO (2726).

About Emerson

Emerson, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial and Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure. For more information visit www.Emerson.com.