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Emerson strengthens valve offering with EIM Controls buy-out

Emerson Process Management has acquired Texas-based EIM Controls Inc, a manufacturer of high-quality valve actuators, which will boost the process management company’s edge in the industrial valve market.

EIM Controls will join the company’s Valve Automation division, expanding Emerson’s electric-actuator portfolio while strengthening the company’s applications for Foundation Fieldbus and other major bus protocols, a press release from Emerson said.

“This is a strategic acquisition that adds value and strengthens our position in the competitive automation market,” said Valve Automation president, Dan Button.

“EIM Controls brings to Valve Automation a well-known reputation for reliability and extensive product line that perfectly complements our PlantWeb digital plant architecture.”

The addition of EIM Controls brings Multi-Turn and Quarter-turn actuators in incorporating MCP, M2CP, TEC2000 and the ECP2000 electric and electronic controls into Emerson’s portfolio.

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