Founded in St. Louis, Missouri, USA in 1890, Emerson (NYSE: EMR) operates in 155 manufacturing locations worldwide and employs over 74,000 people worldwide. Sales in fiscal 2016 amounted to US$14.5 billion and it has achieved 60 consecutive years of increased dividends. Emerson is one of only a handful of public companies with 60 years of increased dividends.

Emerson is a global technology and engineering leader in developing and delivering innovative solutions for customers worldwide for commercial, industrial and consumer markets. Beginning in October 2016, the company operates two business platforms:  Emerson Automation Solutions and Emerson Commercial and Residential Solutions.

Emerson Automation Solutions helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers – including manufacturers involved in oil and gas, refining, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, power generation, pulp and paper, and mining – to maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs.  Emerson Commercial and Residential Solutions helps commercial and residential heating and cooling system manufacturers, food and retail store operators, commercial and residential builders and maintenance operators, and homeowners ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency, and create sustainable infrastructure.

Website: www.Emerson.com