St. Louis, MO-based Emerson has completed the purchase of Intelligent Platforms from General Electric. The addition of Intelligent Platforms programmable logic controller (PLC) technologies will enable Emerson, a global leader in automation for process and industrial customers, to expand its capabilities in machine control and discrete applications.
Emerson has announced the LED version of its field-proven Appleton A-51 lighting fixture, a move that is said to save end-users as much as 80 percent on energy costs compared to the incandescent model.
Emerson has acquired iSolutions Inc., a Calgary-based consulting group with expertise designing and implementing data management solutions.
Emerson and AspenTech have announced they have teamed up to deliver asset optimization software solutions along with global automation technologies and operational consulting services. Together, the two will help customers optimize production and drive operational excellence, the companies say.