Emerson opens new manufacturing and repair facility in Australia

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Instruments meeting local industry requirements can be manufactured and dispatched in 48 hours, helping process manufacturers minimize downtime and reduce inventory


MELBOURNE, Victoria (March 13, 2014) — Emerson Process Management has opened a manufacturing and service facility in Melbourne to serve the process industry in Australia and New Zealand.  Local service and manufacturing with short lead times helps customers in the oil and gas, chemical, food and beverage, mining, and water industries minimize downtime and reduce inventory.

This Emerson Quick Ship and Repair Center provides the local market with more than 6,000 product and service solutions for Emerson’s Rosemount pressure, temperature and DP level instrumentation range, including the capability to manufacture and repair remote seals. New instruments can be manufactured to match specific site applications with either 48-hour express or five-day priority dispatch. The facility also has advanced repair and service capabilities to refurbish and reinstate devices to original performance and specifications.  

“Our continued commitment to help customers operate plants at their full potential – combined with growing market demands – has fuelled the need for local product manufacturing,” said Karl Wigginton, managing director for Emerson Process Management Australia and New Zealand. “This facility has been specifically designed for local industry requirements and unique product and service solutions, and we are delighted to enhance our operations here in Melbourne.

The new Quick Ship and Repair Center is ISO 9001 quality endorsed and IECex hazardous area accredited. Testing, calibration equipment and services match the highest device specifications in the world.

The facility was officially opened by Emerson Chairman and CEO David Farr on March 4.

About Emerson Process Management
Emerson Process Management (www.EmersonProcess.com), an Emerson business, is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing and distribution in the chemical, oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, power, water and wastewater treatment, mining and metals, food and beverage, life sciences and other industries. The company combines superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management and maintenance services. Its brands include PlantWeb, Syncade, DeltaV™, Fisher®, Bettis, Micro Motion®, Rosemount®, Daniel, Ovation and AMS Suite.

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 2013 were $24.7 billion.  For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.

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