$100m investment in operations
Global engineering and technology company Emerson is to will invest more than $100 million in Boulder, Colorado, to significantly expand its manufacturing space and launch a new innovation centre focused on research, new product development and industry training for its advanced flow measurement products.
The nearly 180,000 square foot (16,700 sq m) expansion includes a new, 85,000 sq ft (7900 sq m) laboratory and manufacturing facility to design and develop products, technologies and software that measure and control the flow of material in a manufacturing process. These innovations are core components of Emerson’s Plantweb™ digital ecosystem, a scalable portfolio of technologies, software and services that help customers digitally transform their operations and achieve Top Quartile performance.
“This US investment significantly expands our ability to serve as industry leaders, helping customers in essential industries optimise their operations with the latest technologies,” said David N. Farr, chairman and chief executive officer of Emerson. “Our new facility demonstrates our continued commitment to customer-driven innovation and high-tech manufacturing, as well as our focus on attracting the best and brightest talent to work for Emerson.”
The expanded Boulder facility will offer a hands-on Interactive Plant Environment that simulates real-world industrial manufacturing conditions for worker training and upskilling to help reshape the future workforce. The experiential training facility will provide Emerson customers with hands-on access to the most advanced products and technologies, including flow, temperature, level, pressure and wireless instrumentation, valves and regulators, as well as Emerson’s leading control systems and Plantweb digital ecosystem. Emerson’s flow measurement portfolio includes Coriolis, magnetic, vortex, multiphase, differential pressure and ultrasonic meters under the Micro Motion™, Rosemount™, Roxar™ and Daniel™ brands.