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Emerson Completes Aventics Acquisition


Deal expands Emerson's reach in the fluid control and pneumatic
devices space

Emerson (NYSE:EMR) today announced it has completed the purchase of
Aventics, a global leader in smart pneumatics technologies that power
machine and factory automation applications. The acquisition will
significantly expand the company's reach in the growing $13 billion
fluid automation market and solidify Emerson's automation technology
presence in Europe.

Aventics is a strong complement to Emerson's capabilities and solutions
in key discrete and hybrid automation markets. The acquisition creates
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.

With central offices in Laatzen, Germany, Aventics has approximately
2,100 employees globally with five manufacturing locations.

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Emerson plans to address the financial impact of this acquisition within
its third quarter earnings release and conference call scheduled for
August 7, 2018.

About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE:EMR), headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a
global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions
for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our
Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and
discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the
environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our
Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human
comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy
efficiency, and create sustainable infrastructure. For more information

Forward-Looking and Cautionary Statements

Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical may be
"forward-looking" statements, which involve risks and uncertainties, and
Emerson undertakes no obligation to update any such statements to
reflect later developments. These risks and uncertainties include
economic and currency conditions, market demand, pricing, protection of
intellectual property, competitive and technological factors, and the
impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, among others, as set forth in the
Company's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent reports
filed with the SEC.

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