Automation Solutions

Advancing the industries that are the backbone of daily life

Automation, and the advanced technologies that power it, is a strategic lever whose value far outweighs its cost. Typically accounting for 3 to 4 percent of a project’s total spend, automation can impact 10 percent of total project costs and significantly reduce project timelines.

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Through our deep expertise and leading technology capabilities, Emerson’s Automation Solutions business is enabling the performance and safety of industry when it matters most.

Guiding Customers through Digital Transformation

The benefits of digital transformation are real, but few companies are finding ways to make it relevant to their operations. Emerson’s Automation Solutions business is a trusted partner, helping customers and the industry navigate the evolution. Through our advanced software and leading industry expertise, we are guiding customers from a traditional, siloed approach to practical, scalable technology solutions that enable them to reach Top Quartile performance.

Combining Global Expertise with the Latest Software

Emerson is helping process, hybrid and discrete customers embrace digital transformation to realize game-changing improvements in safety and reliability, energy and emissions, and production.

Our unique position enables us to combine industry expertise, leading automation technology, operational know-how and innovative digital transformation programs – like integrating reliability, advanced control and optimization into our world-class control software platforms – to help companies successfully leverage these technologies.

Making the greatest use of the world’s valuable resources

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Emerson E&P Software for oil and gas operators

Our broad portfolio of automation technologies and digital capabilities improve safety, energy efficiency and reliability in critical end markets.

We have built and continue to enhance a robust global Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) installed base through the work of thousands of industry, software and project management experts worldwide. Supported by our Plantweb digital ecosystem, we help customers ensure project and operational certainty – bringing an industry-leading scope and depth to lifecycle management that enables customers to optimize their valuable assets.

Thoughtful Approach to Smart Solutions

Our Internet of Things strategy includes a strong foundation of smart instrumentation and valves combined with leading control software, cloud applications and connected services. We’ve grown our global installed base to 32,000 wireless networks and 26,000 asset management systems, monitoring 10 million devices worldwide. This broad portfolio and years of experience support our innovation as we introduce creative technology like location awareness to enhance safety, and paves the path for new solutions, such as digital twin technologies to optimize processes and enhance reliability.

Our portfolio and approach bridge the gap between information technology and operational technology, and facilitate personnel effectiveness and collaboration across functions. This combination of expertise and technology improves our customers’ project and operational performance, empowering them to become top performers.

Expanding Industrial Automation Capabilities

Our acquisition of Aventics significantly expands our reach in the growing $13 billion fluid automation market and helps solidify our automation technology presence in Europe, a key market. In addition, bringing Aventics into the Emerson family will create one of the broadest portfolios of fluid control and pneumatic devices that incorporate sensing and monitoring capabilities to improve system uptime and performance, enhance safety and optimize energy usage.



Installed Base

Over the last decade, we have built a leading global IIoT installed base, consisting of wireless networks, smart sensors, asset management solutions and analytics that serve as the foundation for digital transformation.

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