About us



Emerson is a diversified global manufacturing and technology company. Emerson offers a wide range of products and services in the areas of process management, climate technologies, network power, storage solutions, professional tools, appliance solutions, motor technologies, and industrial automation. Recognized widely for our engineering capabilities and management excellence, Emerson has approximately 265 manufacturing locations worldwide.


Business Segments


Emerson is positioned with the infrastructure, knowledge, and experience to deliver its technology and product solutions to customers around the world. Each of Emerson businesses is in an industry-leading position, making Emerson the one company that customers in any country can go to for all their infrastructure solutions, including: process automation, plant optimization, telecommunications infrastructure, reliable network power, climate control, and more. Additionally, established companies looking to develop overseas industry benefit from Emerson's global presence and technology expertise



Company History



Emerson strengthens its network power and its storage solutions businesses with the acquisition of, respectively, Motorola’s embedded communications computing business and Lionville Systems, a leading manufacturer of point-of-care carts for healthcare facilities.


Emerson launches its first corporate advertising campaign with tagline “Emerson. Consider It Solved.”


The Emerson Motor Technology Center is established to support engineering and innovation in advanced motor design. It was the first of several advanced technology centers the company opens to support new product development


Emerson begins a continuing process of diversification. Over the next 15 years, high-growth markets are targeted and the company’s business portfolio is diversified, acquiring 36 companies during his tenure, including White-Rodgers, Therm-O-Disc, U.S. Electrical Motors, Ridge Tool, and InSinkErator


At the World’s Fair in St. Louis, Emerson displays its product line in the dazzling Palace of Electricity as the nationwide demand for electricity continues to soar


A design breakthrough upgrades Emerson Motors to a more useful ½ horsepower


Emerson introduces the Parker scalloped blade design, moving air more quietly and efficiently


The company builds its business around AC motors and manufactures the first electric fans to be sold in North America


The Emerson Electric Manufacturing Company was established in St. Louis, Missouri by two Scotland born brothers, Charles and Alexander Meston, with the financial backing of John Wesley Emerson