Power Transmission Solutions, a Business of Emerson Industrial Automation, to Attend Northwest Food Processors EXPO & Conference on Jan. 14-16

Booth #627 to Showcase Innovative Solutions to Address Sustainability in Food Processing Production

FLORENCE, Ky., January 4, 2013Power Transmission Solutions, a business of Emerson Industrial Automation, today announced it is attending the Northwest Food Processors EXPO & Conference 2013 in Portland, Ore., Jan. 14-16. Power Transmission Solutions develops innovative solutions in product and material design to support its global customers' requirements to reduce water usage, increase energy efficiency and minimize downtime in high-speed food production environments. On display will be products such as its new generation System Plast™ line of conveyor components, its Sealmaster® & System Plast™ CRES corrosion resistant bearing products, its Morse® branded stainless steel Raider®, along with System Plast Branded Speed Set Guide Rail and ValuTrac II .

Emerson extends this focus on innovation and sustainability into all of its marketing initiatives and messaging, including its trade show booth. Steven Adams, Senior Industry Specialist for the Food Industry, will be at the Power Transmission Solutions booth (#627) which will showcase a variety of food processing solutions. On display will be products and demonstrations that provide solutions to help improve hygiene, reduce product damage, improve efficiency rates and provide longer wear life with reduced downtime. Emerson's solutions can help food manufacturers achieve their sustainability initiatives, which can result in big savings in their food processing operations.

About Northwest Food Processors Association
Organized in 1914 as a canners association, the Northwest Food Processors Association (NWFPA) represents the interests of food processors in Idaho, Oregon and Washington. NWFPA is headquartered in Portland, Oregon and has more than 450 member companies including nearly 80 food processors with nearly 200 production facilities throughout the Northwest region. Membership is primarily fruit and vegetable processors but has expanded over the past several years to include seafood, dairy, bakeries, specialty and fresh-cut.

Emerson Industrial Automation to Attend NWFPA Conference & EXPO 2013

The Northwest Food Processors Expo and Conference (EXPO), in its 99th year, is the largest regional food processing tradeshow in North America. The event is held annually in Portland, Oregon and attracts 3000 industry professionals from around the world. In addition to featuring over 400 exhibitor booths in the Expo Hall, the event offers unprecedented networking, industry relevant educational sessions packed with leadingedge information and inspiring general sessions which appeal to a broad audience of food processor company personnel.

About Emerson
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2012 were $24.4 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.

About Emerson Industrial Automation
Emerson Industrial Automation delivers manufacturing solutions designed with leading technologies - including mechanical, electrical and ultrasonic - to provide the most advanced industrial automation possible for numerous and diverse industries worldwide. The company's wide range of products and systems used in manufacturing processes and other equipment includes motioncontrol systems, plastics joining, precision cleaning, materials-testing equipment, fluid-control valves, alternators, motors, and mechanical power transmission drives and bearings. Emerson Industrial Automation's mechanical power transmission business unit headquartered in Florence, Kentucky, consists of Browning®, Jaure®, Kop-Flex®, McGill®, Morse®, Rollway®, Sealmaster® and System Plast™ product brands. For more information, please visit www.EmersonIndustrialAutomation.com or www.emersonindustrial.com/en- US/powertransmissionsolutions/industries/food/Pages/food.aspx.