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Emerson opened new facilities in Costa Rica and expects to hire 200 people over the next three years

MARCH 19th 2015

• Emerson opened 120 new jobs during 2014. It currently employs over 815 workers who provide services in English, Portuguese and Spanish.

• New facilities are located in Multipark, Escazú.

San José, Costa Rica 18 March 2015. The company Emerson (NYSE: EMR), inaugurated the expansion of its facilities in Multipark, Escazú, to have a capacity of 1000 people, which will expand its Service Center and Engineering Center in the country, projecting a 200 people increase in head count over the next three years.

The professional profiles to hire will be in engineering, finance, accounting, marketing and sales, IT and logistics.

The Shared Services Center and the Center for Engineering in Emerson in Costa Rica, grow thanks to their strategic location in the Americas and the attractive potential of the Costa Rican human capital. Operations in the United States, Latin America, Canada and Europe are serviced by the center in Costa Rica.

During the opening ceremony The Vice President of the Republic, Ana Helena Chacón said "from the Council for Innovation and Talent that I preside, we applaud and promote the creation of quality jobs as offered by Emerson. We celebrate the opening of its new facilities and we are committed to building a country that remains attractive to such high-level investment. "

To the Minister of Foreign Trade, Alexander Mora, "the opening of this new facility shows an interesting potential growth for the company in Costa Rica. It also highlights the importance of reinvestment as a source of development opportunities for the country. Emerson belongs to one of the most dynamic sectors of our economy -the services sector -responsible year on year for the generation of many quality jobs for Costa Ricans. We applaud their successful efforts and wish them a very productive harvest into the future. "

Steven L. Boyce said Emerson continues to expand in Costa Rica based on results achieved to date, and also because of the skills and abilities of our staff.

The Managing Director of CINDE, Jorge Sequeira, said "Emerson is one of the companies which clearly shows how companies in Costa Rica achieve an evolution thanks to the Costa Rican human talent. Since 2008 the company has been adding nearly 100 workers over a year, same that perform complex tasks in areas like management, engineering, information technology, among others, that allow many Costa Ricans to have quality and well-paid jobs thanks to foreign investment . 50,000 Costa Ricans today have quality employment by firms in the services sector. "

Those interested in applying for a position in the company may do so in the address

About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global diversified manufacturing company, which combines technology and engineering together to provide innovative and effective solutions to its customers in industrial, commercial and consumer markets worldwide. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies and Commercial and Residential Solutions.

Annual sales in fiscal 2014 were $ 24.5 billion dollars.

Emerson serves clients throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Our businesses sell to a wide range of industries vital to the economy of the region, including the production and refining of oil and gas, petrochemical production, mining, industrial manufacturing, telecommunications, data centers, supermarkets and convenience stores, air conditioning and refrigeration, construction, and health care.

Key facts about Emerson in Latin America:

Emerson has approximately 18,000 employees in Latin America, with the highest concentration of them in Mexico, Brazil and Costa Rica.

The five platforms of Emerson - Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions - offer their products and technology solutions throughout Latin America.

Emerson's regional headquarters for Latin America is in Sunrise, Florida. The company also has corporate offices or shared service facilities in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico and Venezuela.

For more information please contact Joe Dugan +1 (314) 982-1788