Safety Systems Emerson Acquires Acquires Canadian Safety Systems Provider

Editor: Dominik Stephan

Emerson Process Management has acquired Net Safety Monitoring of Calgary, Canada, a company specializing in the design, development and manufacture of fixed toxic and combustible gas detectors, IR flame detectors, safety systems, and other safety products, many SIL rated and offering industry leading technology.

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St. Louis, Missouri/USA – The acquisition will expand the Emerson capability to provide comprehensive process control and safety monitoring in tough industrial environments.

For nearly two decades, Net Safety has built a reputation for developing products engineered for continuous performance in the most extreme conditions, particularly for the oil and gas industries. “Emerson and Net Safety share a passion for providing products and solutions that help our customers run their operations under strict safety standards” said Ken Biele, president of the Emerson Process Management Analytical Group. “Together we will be able to help not only manage and control processes, but also ensure the safety of people, facilities and property”.

Net Safety chief operating officer, Kevin Algar, added: “Emerson’s technical leadership, global presence, and financial strength will help us expand our offerings and better serve our customers around the world”. Net Safety has sales and support offices in Calgary, Houston, Abu Dhabi, Beijing and Singapore.

From: Industrial Automation INSIDER (formerly SCADA Insider)