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Emerson Network Power Opens New Consolidated Facility in Johannesburg

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR) and a global leader in protecting and optimizing critical infrastructure, today announced the opening of a new regional configuration centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. The facility consolidates Emerson Network Power sales, marketing, engineering and operations in one state-of-the-art location to enhance customer support, improve communications and increase efficiency. Nearly 110 employees work at the new facility.

Local, regional and global Emerson Network Power executives will host an opening ceremony Wednesday Oct. 10 at the new location in Linbro Business Park. Scott Barbour, executive vice president of Emerson and business leader for Emerson Network Power Systems, will address attendees to officially open the facility and to announce the company’s expansion into the enterprise space throughout Africa.

With this new regional configuration centre, Emerson Network Power expands beyond its expertise as an energy specialist for the telecommunications market into the data center and industrial markets in South Africa, broadening its product portfolio to also include AC power, surge protection, precision cooling, rack solutions and infrastructure management and monitoring.

“We are excited to officially open this new facility in Johannesburg, which has been custom designed to meet regional production needs. More importantly, consolidating into one Emerson Network Power facility will enhance the team environment and enable our employees to better serve our customers in the region,” said Barbour. “This investment shows Emerson Network Power’s commitment to providing reliable voice, data and IT infrastructure solutions and services to Africa.”

The new facility is located at 11 Quark Crescent, Linbro Business Park, Sandton, Johannesburg. The new telephone number for this facility is 011 284 9600. Emerson Network Power previously had offices in Sunninghill and City Deep.

For information on Emerson Network Power, visit www.EmersonNetworkPower.eu.