Bristol Babcock acquired by Emerson

Emerson Inc. has acquired Bristol Babcock from Loughborough, U.K.-based FKI plc for $121 million. Bristol Babcock has a worldwide presence in the supply and commissioning of products, services, and engineered systems to the oil, gas, process control, power, water, and wastewater industries.

04/05/2006


Emerson Inc . has acquired Bristol Babcock from Loughborough, U.K.-based FKI plc for $121 million. Bristol Babcock has a worldwide presence in the supply and commissioning of products, services, and engineered systems to the oil, gas, process control, power, water, and wastewater industries. To be renamed Bristol, the aquisition becomes part of Emerson Process Management and adds industry-leading measurement and control products, technologies, and services for oil, gas, power, water, and wastewater industries worldwide.

Headquartered in Watertown, CT., Bristol Babcock's annual revenue is approximately $80 million. Its products and technologies include remote terminal units, flow computers, transmitters, and distributed process controllers. It has manufacturing facilities and offices in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada, with additional offices in Mexico, the Middle East, Australia, and China.

"This is excellent news for our company and our customers," said Jack Kelly, president of Bristol Babcock. "Emerson Process Management's market leadership in the process industry worldwide will allow us to provide a broader range of solutions, enable us to grow our business faster, and contribute to the success of other Emerson businesses as well."

— Richard Phelps, senior editor, Control Engineering
richard.phelps@reedbusiness.com





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