Emerson Acquires EIM Controls

Source: ChemicalProcessing.com

Oct 28, 2009

Emerson Process Management recently announced that it has acquired Missouri City, Texas-based EIM Controls Inc., a manufacturer of valve actuators. EIM Controls will join the company’s Valve Automation division, expanding Emerson’s electric actuator portfolio, while strengthening the company’s applications for Foundation fieldbus and other major bus protocols.

“This is a strategic acquisition that adds value and strengthens our position in the competitive automation market,” says Dan Button, president of Valve Automation. “EIM Controls brings to Valve Automation a well-known reputation for reliability and extensive product line that perfectly complements our PlantWeb® digital plant architecture.”

The addition of EIM Controls brings Multi-turn and Quarter-turn actuators incorporating MCP, M2CP, TEC2000 and the ECP2000 electric and electronic controls into Emerson's portfolio.

For more information, visit: www.emersonprocess.com

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