Artwork by employees features local landmarks, celebrates technical leadership
ST. LOUIS, September 26, 2012 – Employees at the Copeland Scroll™ manufacturing facility in Sidney, Ohio recently dedicated a new work of art celebrating the 25th anniversary of Copeland Scroll production. The new mural depicts landmarks of Sidney, headquarters for Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc., a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR).
The design features popular Sidney sites like Bonnyconnellan castle and the city’s iconic Big Four Bridge, as well as local eatery, The Spot to Eat. The mural also includes tributes to armed forces and veterans, nods to the local agricultural base and images of painted Copeland Scroll compressors, depicting a lighthouse and American eagle. The mural honors current and former employees who worked for the past 25 years to reach this milestone of production.
“This mural represents the spirit of innovation, community and hard work in our facility. We are proud of our important role in the HVACR industry and this art is a beautiful reminder, not only of where we’ve been but where we’re going with this technology,” said Don Baird, Sidney Scroll Business Operations Manager for Emerson Climate Technologies. “We are fortunate to have very talented employees who had a great vision for the mural.”
The new artwork was designed by Kay Wheat, a material handler with 23 years of service, Jhan Gallagher, a scroll assembler with six years of service and Geri Gallagher, also scroll assembler with six years of service. The mural was painted by local artists Cameo Monnin and Mila Duning-Hamilton.
For more information on Copeland Scroll technology visit www.emersonclimate.com.
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2011 were $24.2 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.
About Emerson Climate Technologies
Emerson Climate Technologies, a business segment of Emerson, is the world’s leading provider of heating, 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. The innovative solutions of Emerson Climate Technologies, which include industry-leading brands such as Copeland Scroll™ and White-Rodgers™, improve human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment.
About Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc.
Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc., a company of the Emerson Climate Technologies business segment, is the world’s leading compressor manufacturer, offering more than 10,000 compressor models in a full range of technologies, including scroll, reciprocating and screw compressor designs. A pioneer in the HVACR industry, the company led the introduction of scroll technology to the marketplace. Today, more than 100 million Copeland Scroll™ compressors have been produced for residential and commercial air conditioning and commercial refrigeration systems around the world. Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc. is headquartered in Sidney, Ohio.
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