New facility brings services and training to global, regional and local customers
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), the U.S.-based technology and manufacturing company, today officially opened its new Quezon Cityfacility in the Philippines. This new facility provides training and services to its global, regional and local customers, and space to accommodate future growth.
This USD 35 million facility,together with the Emerson Process Management engineering and service center which opened in June 2014, brings Emerson’s investment in the Philippines for the pastyear to a total of USD55 million.
“Investing in the Philippines to access its educated, skilled and professional-minded workforce, is a key element of our strategy to succeed in Asia,”said David N. Farr, chairman and chief executive officer of Emerson. “This new facility allows us to accommodate additional employees and provide the necessary training infrastructure to ensure our customers receive first-class services and offerings.”
“With globalization, customers are expecting a team with an international mindset and technical knowledge,” said Phil Kelaart, vice president and general manager of Emerson in the Philippines. “Our team in the Philippines has the capability and drive to provide these high quality services. We also have the added bonus of providing customers with specialized facilities for our Process Management and Climate Technologies businesses.”
- TheIntegrated Solutions center features the technologies and solutions of the different Emerson business platforms. For example, Emerson Process Management allows customers to experience the company’s solutions that optimize process efficiency and remote diagnostics.
- Emerson Process Management’s Technical Learning Center aims to enhance professional development of its in-house technical engineers and customers, by bridging the gap between field experience and classroom training.
- The facility also features Emerson Climate Technologies Partner+ Technical &Training Centerwhich providesHVACR contractors with training and education on the basicsofadvanced refrigeration principles. The comprehensive service program offered to HVACR contractors and end-users aims to empower contractors and end-users to make sound business decisions and improve job performance.
Emerson in the Philippines provides support for the company and its customersin the areas of accounting, customer support, finance, information technology, human resources, marketing, business development and supply chain management, and has grown from a few hundred employees to approximately 4,400 in 2014. The new facility, located at SM Cyber West Avenue, EDSA corner West Avenue,will initially house 2,300 employees. Emerson has otherfacilities locatedin Mandaluyong City and Pasig City.
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 2014 were USD 24.5 billion. For more information, visit Emerson.com.