ST. LOUIS, December 08, 2008 – Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), announced today that it will be utilizing its manufacturing plant in Thailand to handle production of aluminized Copeland Scroll Digital™ compressors for transport applications.
Through the support of large transport Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), the Emerson Climate Technologies plant in Sidney, Ohio has seen a steady increase of aluminized Copeland Scroll Digital compressor production demand over the past several years. Utilizing the plant in Thailand will enable Emerson Climate Technologies to better serve the transport market, offering shorter lead times for transport end-users, cargo companies and dealers and providing the amount of compressor supply needed to meet OEM demand.
“The aluminized Copeland Scroll Digital technology is gaining in popularity and utilization in the transport market due to the compressor’s inherent efficiency advantages, ability to protect against corrosion and reliability benefits,” said Keith Browning, vice president, OEM Sales, Emerson Climate Technologies, Refrigeration Division. “At Emerson Climate Technologies, we are committed to doing everything that we can to help the industry take full advantage of this premium product. The Thailand facility will definitely help us do that.”
Aluminized Copeland Scroll Digital compressors feature modulation technology that is ideal for refrigerated transport applications where reliable temperature control is a necessity. These robust compressors are also specifically designed to withstand the difficult operating conditions of the transport market, including extreme temperatures, long run-times and high ambient environments. For more information on aluminized Copeland Scroll Digital compressors or Emerson Climate Technologies, please visit www.EmersonClimate.com.
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to create innovative solutions for customers through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and appliance and tools businesses. Sales in fiscal 2008 were $24.8 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.
About Emerson Climate Technologies
Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Emerson, is the world’s leading provider of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial and commercial applications. The group combines best-in-class technology with proven engineering, design, distribution, educational and monitoring services to provide customized, integrated climate-control solutions for customers worldwide. Emerson Climate Technologies’ innovative solutions, which include industry-leading brands such as Copeland Scroll and White-Rodgers, improve human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment.