Emerson forms Remote Automation Solutions division

Industry leader creates new and dynamic Remote Automation Solutions division focused on providing innovative results driven solutions to help customers achieve maximum performance

WATERTOWN, CONN. (March 19, 2006) - Emerson today announced that it has created a new division to better serve the remote measurement and control needs of the oil, gas, water, and wastewater treatment industries. The new Remote Automation Solutions division combines Emerson's Bristol, Fisher, Daniel, and Mobrey remote technology products and services into one larger, dynamic business.

The combination of these longstanding products along with years of industry expertise within remote automation solutions will provide many important benefits to customers. Emerson will strengthen its leadership position in remote automation technology in areas such as integrated remote measurement and control solutions, autonomous wireless instrumentation, seamless communication integration, and system health diagnostics. The result of Emerson's integrated architecture, innovative technologies and industry expertise will help customers achieve maximum performance and a competitive edge.

The new division will continue to offer flow computers, remote terminal units (RTUs), presets, instruments, and engineering services under the Bristol, Bristol ControlWave, FloBoss ROC, and Danload product brands through existing sales channels without any disruption in service to customers.

Jack Kelly, formerly president of Emerson's Bristol division, is named president of the Remote Automation Solutions division and Jon Milliken, formerly president of the Flow Computer Division, is named executive vice president.

"By bringing the industry-leading remote automation technologies and expertise together, Emerson is organizing to provide our customers with unmatched leading-edge measurement and control technology for remote installations where ruggedness, reliability, low power, and environmental hardness are required," said Jack Kelly, president, Remote Automation Solutions division of Emerson.

"Both new and existing customers will experience more solutions choices and applications support than ever before along with our commitment of service and support throughout the life of their system/product."

Emerson's Remote Automation Solutions division will be headquartered in Watertown, Conn., with manufacturing locations in Watertown, Marshalltown, Iowa, Pickering, UK, and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico.

About Emerson Process Management
Emerson Process Management, an Emerson business, is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing and distribution in the water and wastewater, chemical, oil and gas, refining, power, pulp and paper, food and beverage, pharmaceutical and other industries. Remote Automation Solutions, a division of Emerson, is the leading worldwide supplier of flow computers, remote automation units, presets, instruments, and engineered services for the oil, gas, water, wastewater and process industries. Remote Automaton Solutions products and systems are an example of Emerson's combining of superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management and maintenance services. Emerson brands include PlantWeb, Bristol, ControlWave, FloBoss, ROC, Daniel, Brooks, Fisher, Micro Motion, Rosemount, Mobrey, DeltaV, Ovation, and AMS Suite.

About Emerson
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, 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. Sales in fiscal 2006 were $20.1 billion.

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