Emerson (NYSE: EMR) announced today it has acquired the Paine Electronics business from Paine Electronics, LLC, which will become part of Emerson Process Management.  Paine Electronics, a leading manufacturer of pressure transducers, is recognized worldwide for its pressure and temperature instrumentation used in some of the most challenging environments.

With this acquisition, Emerson Process Management extends its leadership in providing measurement technologies for the oil and gas industry with expanded upstream capabilities in subsea and downhole drilling operations. Paine’s products will join the Rosemount® portfolio of measurement technologies. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

“Paine’s products are a natural complement to our already-strong measurement technologies for the oil and gas industry,” said Tom Moser, group vice president of Emerson Process Management’s Measurement and Analytical technologies.  “We are excited about the synergy between our two companies and the opportunities for global business growth.”

Since 1951, Paine has manufactured pressure and temperature sensors designed for long-term stability, accuracy and reliability in physically harsh environments.  Headquartered in East Wenatchee, Wash., Paine Electronics earlier this year opened a new research and development center that offers advanced design capabilities as well as simulation and testing facilities.  Paine has more than 100 employees and manufacturing facilities in East Wenatchee and Renton, Wash.

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 http://www.Emerson.com.
About Emerson Process Management
Emerson Process Management, 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 PlantWebTM, SyncadeTM, DeltaVTM, Fisher®, BettisTM, Micro Motion®, Rosemount®, DanielTM, OvationTM and AMS Suite.

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