Emerson Climate Technologies Air Conditioning Business Recognized for Quality Products, Customer Focus, Business Performance

Emerson Climate Technologies Air Conditioning Business Recognized for Quality Products, Customer Focus, Business Performance

Ohio-based business wins Emerson’s 2012 Chairman’s Operational Excellence Award

ST. LOUIS, March 26, 2013 – Emerson has recognized the Air Conditioning business of Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc., a company of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), with the 2012 Chairman’s Operational Excellence Award. This award is the company’s highest business honor, presented annually at the discretion of Emerson’s CEO. The winner is judged by independent auditor evaluations of industry leadership, strategic planning, customer focus, measurement, analysis, knowledge management, and business results.

The Air Conditioning business won the Chairman’s award based on superior performance in the evaluated categories and for delivering consistent business results in the face of a tough economic environment the past three years.  Emerson Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, David Farr, visited the business’s main facility in Sidney, Ohio to recognize the accomplishments of employees and present the award.

In addition to earning the Chairman’s Award, the Air Conditioning Business was also recently recognized as receiving Emerson’s President’s Award for its Reynosa, Mexico Copeland Scroll™ compressor manufacturing facility based on similar objective criteria as judged within a single manufacturing facility.

“We have a tremendous team of employees working hard every day to ensure the success of this business. They deserve the credit for consistently meeting our customers’ needs and delivering outstanding value to our shareholders,” said Brent Schroeder president, Air Conditioning business of Emerson Climate Technologies. “Even in these challenging economic times and through significant industry change, our focus on operational excellence and continuous improvement plus investment in industry leading technologies has contributed to the business’ success.”

The Air Conditioning business serves the U.S. residential and commercial air conditioning market segments as a leader in compressor technology with the company’s Copeland Scroll™ compressors. The business continues to offer innovations to the air conditioning industry which help its OEM customers provide low cost, reliable, energy efficient comfort solutions for homes and businesses.

About Emerson
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 2012 were $24.4 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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