Numatics Express Rapid Shipping Program Now Includes Valves & Manifold Assemblies


NOVI, MICHIGAN, U.S.A., August 17, 2010 – ASCO Numatics, the world’s leading manufacturer of comprehensive fluid automation, flow control, and pneumatics solutions, announced today a major expansion of its Numatics Express shipping program to include the popular 2000 Series (2002, 2005, 2012, 2035), Mark3, 8 and 15 Series, L Series (L1,L2) valve platforms, and SH Series linear slides. In addition to cylinders, the company now guarantees 2-day shipment of linear slides, pneumatic valves, regulators, and mountings, and 3-day shipment of fully tested and assembled valve manifolds.

“With our rapid assemble-to-order capability, Numatics now offers the broadest line of pneumatic products and the fastest lead times of any quick-ship program in the industry,” said Robert W. Kemple, Jr., executive vice president, sales and marketing - Americas, ASCO Numatics.“Unlike other accelerated shipment offerings, Numatics Express gives customers the choice of more than 1,000 cylinders, linear slides, valves, regulators, and manifold assemblies with millions of available configurations —all for shipment within 2 and 3 days.”

Numatics Express products can be ordered and configured in minutes using Numatics’ online catalog and dynamic product modeling tool. Manifold assemblies come with up to eight stations plus valves and regulators. They are available with Sub D, Terminal Strip, and Fieldbus G2-2 (DeviceNet and Ethernet IP) electrical interfaces.

“With Numatics Express, customers can reduce the cycle times required to develop and build their equipment or make last minute engineering changes without disrupting project schedules,” said Kemple. “In addition, maintenance managers benefit from fast part replacement, reduced MRO inventory, and greater asset availability.”

The Numatics Express rapid-ship program is only available to U.S. customers. Order quantities are limited to 10 individual valves or regulators and 5 assembled manifolds.

“Only Numatics Express can offer the combination of easy ordering and configuration, exceptional performance anddurability, and almost immediate shipment to customers across such a broad product line,” Kemple said.

For more information, contact Numatics at 1-888-NUMATICS or email us at insidesales@numatics.com.

About ASCO Numatics

ASCO Numatics, a division of Emerson, offers comprehensive fluid automation solutions, including flow control and pneumatics 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 to customers through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and appliance and tools businesses.  Emerson’s sales in fiscal 2009 were $20.9 billion.  The company is ranked 94th on the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest companies. For more information, visit www.emerson.com.