Emerson Agrees to Buy Aventics
St. Louis, USA:

Emerson has agreed on terms to acquire Aventics from Triton for a cash purchase price of €527 million. Aventics is among the global leaders in smart pneumatics technologies that power machine and factory automation applications. Emerson is a leader in fluid automation technologies for process and industrial applications, and Aventics significantly expands the Company's reach in this growing $13 billion market.

Aventics builds upon and strengthens Emerson's capabilities and solutions in key discrete and hybrid automation markets, including food and beverage, packaging, automotive assembly and medical equipment. Emerson's expanded offering creates one of the broadest portfolios of fluid control and pneumatic devices that incorporate sensing and monitoring capabilities to improve system uptime and performance, enhance safety and optimize energy usage. These technologies complement Emerson's extensive innovation and leadership in improving operations through digitalization, pervasive sensing and asset health monitor ing.

"We will now offer the industry's widest range of fluid automation products and solutions with unmatched delivery, reliability and performance, and now with the addition of Aventics' expertise, Emerson is positioned to be the most capable global company when it comes to fluid automation technologies," said Emerson Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David N. Farr.