Emerson acquires epro

14 April 2009

Emerson says it has strengthened its Plantweb Digital Plant Architecture, acquiring German protection systems manufacturer, epro. The deal is hoped to expand Emerson’s online machinery monitoring capability with a full API 670-compliant protection offering.

Furthermore, Emerson expects the acquisition to speed availability of next generation solutions.

Emerson engineers, manufactures, and delivers machinery monitoring solutions for critical machinery such as turbines and compressors. Their offerings include services for project management, systems engineering, startup and commissioning, training, and ongoing support.

"This acquisition extends Emerson’s leadership in machinery monitoring and expands our Smart Machinery Health Management offerings. All of this is tightly integrated in the PlantWeb digital plant architecture,” said Craig Llewellyn, president Asset Optimisation division of Emerson Process Management. “It combines world-class API-compliant machinery protection solutions with Emerson’s considerable expertise in predictive diagnostics."

Terms of the deal were not announced.

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