Emerson Honored during Engineering School’s 100-Year Anniversary Celebration
ST. LOUIS, March 29, 2012 – Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), has been inducted into the University of Dayton School of Engineering Hall of Fame. Emerson was part of the inaugural class of honorees, who were honored in February during the Engineering School’s 100-year anniversary events.
Emerson’s support of the University of Dayton spans more than a decade and includes a long legacy of contributing to educational and community programs including the Minority Engineering Program, the Design and Manufacturing Clinic and the Innovation Center.
Emerson Climate Technologies Executive Vice President Ed Purvis accepted the honor on behalf of the company saying, “Our business is built on a passion and commitment to lead and the University of Dayton shares our values. When we invest in education in our community, we get a return from the students and from the strengthening of our community. We are honored to be recognized by the University of Dayton in the inaugural class of their Engineering Hall of Fame.”
In 2007, Emerson Climate Technologies, and its parent company, Emerson, made a $1 million investment in the School of Engineering's Product Innovation Laboratory to provide opportunities for engineering and business students to work on new product development, potentially spurring the creation of new businesses. Students participating in the program are exposed to the various facets of the engineering field, including technical product issues, intellectual property potential, market evaluation and business plan development.
"Emerson's support of our Innovation Center has helped it become ‘best in class,' according to a national foundation. Not only has Emerson lent its financial support to helping the School of Engineering develop entrepreneurial engineers, it has provided support to our students by providing jobs and serving as advisers and mentors," said Tony Saliba, School of Engineering dean.
For more information on the Engineering Hall of Fame, visit the University of Dayton website.
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.
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