Automation & IT

Emerson Expands Project Services

By Chemical Processing Staff

Oct 16, 2012

Emerson Process Management has accelerated plans to expand its project engineering staff to meet the demands of major project activity.

With its number of new projects growing at double-digit rates, the added engineering capacity is needed to meet customers’ needs for effective, timely project execution, according to Jim Nyquist, president of Emerson Process Management’s PlantWeb Solutions Group. 

In 2012 staffing levels for project activity topped 4,600, Emerson reported. The company is now adding expects to add engineering staff at a double-digit rate for at least the next five years. Emerson continues to grow in all disciplines including process control, safety instrumented systems, electrical and instrumentation, networking,  wireless and operations management, the company said.

The number of mega-projects (greater than $5 million) won has tripled in less than two years, according to Emerson.