About the Company
Founded in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1890, Emerson Electric Company has grown from a regional manufacturer of electrical motors and fans to a globally recognized technology solution powerhouse. It is a Fortune 500 company that manufactures electrical products and offers engineering services to an extensive range of household, commercial, as well as industrial markets.
From its inception, Emerson has traced several milestone achievements and expanded its product line immensely. In 1892, the company became the first to market electric fans in the US. Following huge success, it soon concentrated in developing electric dental drills, electric sewing machines, and power tools. It made a landmark record during the WW2 by becoming the largest producer of airplane armament. Till 1973, the company grew extensively with about 82 plants and 31,000 employees.
Currently, the company specialises in two platforms - Automation Solutions and Commercial & Residential Solutions with a unified focus. Under Automation Solution, Emerson offers diversified products and services like valves, actuators & regulators, control & safety systems, asset management, measurement instrumentation, fluid control & pneumatics, wielding assembling & cleaning. Further, the products and services under Commercial & Residential Solutions include commercial building solutions, refrigeration & cold chain, valves control & system protectors, professional tools & vacuums and many alike.
The company trades its shares in NYSE under the ticker symbol EMR. Furthermore, it is also included under the S&P 500 as well as the S&P 100 Index, bolstering its recognition as one among the largest established companies. Currently, it has approximately 88,000 employees and 205 manufacturing units globally.
Owing to its remarkable performances and services, the company has been recognised with several awards and accolades over the years. It has retained its position in the Fortune 500 list for 14 consecutive years since 1996 as of 2020. It also cemented its position in Derwent’s Top 100 Global Innovators 2018-2019 reports for its innovating discoveries and technologies.;
|Organisation||Emerson Electric Co|
|Industry||Specialty Industrial Machinery|
|HeadQuarters||St. Louis, MO|