Edward Whipple of Power Transmission Solutions to Speak at Aggregates Forum and Expo Held March 19-21

Visit Booth #2611 to Register for the Sealmaster® Challenge and View Emerson's Fully Functioning Animated Quarry

FLORENCE, KY., March 1st, 2013 — Emerson Industrial Automation, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), announced today  Edward Whipple, material handling specialist of its Power Transmission Solutions business unit, will speak at the Aggregates Forum and Expo (AGG1) March 19-21 in San Antonio. Whipple will co-present with Jeremy Chessell, Lafarge, “Maximizing Conveyor Component Efficiency” on Tuesday, March 19 at 2 p.m.  Attendees at the presentation will learn how to improve bearing, gearing and drive performance by reviewing the common practices that cause conveying components to not achieve their expected life.

 Located in booth #2611, Emerson will showcase the time-tested brands that help businesses in the construction-aggregates industries solve the downtime issues that puzzle them, including Sealmaster® mounted spherical roller bearings and Browning® shaft mount reducers. In addition, the booth will feature the following special activities and demonstrations:

Animated Solutions Quarry — this fully functioning, working demonstration will feature a Browning helical shaft mount speed reducer, Sealmaster mounted ball bearings and Browning belt drives.

Sealmaster® Challenge — register for the Sealmaster Challenge, which showcases Sealmaster performance mounted bearings that can help reduce downtime in harsh environments. If Sealmaster bearings do not exceed the life of any competitive bearing in the same application, we will buy it back from you at DOUBLE your purchase price (certain restrictions apply). If you are unable to attend AGG1, you can still register for the Sealmaster Challenge by visiting http://www.emersonindustrial.com/brands/sealmaster/sealmaster-challenge/Pages/sealmaster-challenge.aspx.

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 motion-control 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 and www.emerson-ept.com.


For more information, contact:

Jackie Catalano, Manager, Global Marketing Communications
7120 New Buffington Road, Florence, KY 41042
(859) 727-5271