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Emerson’s Plantweb Digital Ecosystem Wins 2020 Edison Award

April 8, 2020
ST. LOUIS, April 8, 2020 – Emerson’s (NYSE: EMR) Plantweb™ digital ecosystem, which enables manufacturers to realize the benefits of digital transformation, has been named a 2020 Edison Awards winner in the Innovative Services category. The award recognizes Plantweb’s expertise, consulting and IIoT-powered services capabilities that leverage decades of technology leadership, enabling Emerson to partner with companies to develop and implement effective digital transformation initiatives. The Edison Awards, named after inventor Thomas Alva Edison, recognize and honor the world’s best innovations that are at the forefront of new product and service development, marketing and human-centered design.

Emerson serves customers in life sciences, food and beverage, chemical, power, energy and other critical infrastructure industries that increasingly rely on digital transformation strategies to improve operations. Emerson’s Plantweb digital ecosystem is designed to help companies realize measurable performance improvements in production, reliability, safety and energy management so they can better meet their business needs around the world. Plantweb’s expanding portfolio of transformational technologies, software and services include smart sensors and measurement devices, the industry’s most comprehensive offering of operational analytics as well as consulting and remote monitoring services.

“As industrial manufacturers seek to realize the full potential of digital transformation initiatives, it’s critical to deliver practical and scalable solutions that drive measurable business impact,” said Stuart Harris, group president for Emerson’s digital transformation business. “We are grateful for this recognition of our industry-leading technology, domain expertise and proven commitment to drive tangible value for our customers.”

Among over 400 nomination entries comprising the best products, services and businesses in innovation, Emerson’s Plantweb was chosen as a winner by a panel of more than 3,000 business executives from the fields of product development, design, engineering, science, marketing and education. “After a thorough review, the Edison Awards judges recognize Emerson’s Plantweb digital ecosystem as a game-changing innovation, standing out among the best in its category,” said Frank Bonafilia, executive director of the Edison Awards.

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About Emerson
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial and residential markets. Our Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure. For more information visit

About the Edison Award
Established in 1987, the Edison Awards is the world's most revered Innovation Award dedicated to recognizing and honoring the best in innovation and innovators since 1987. For more information about the Edison Awards complete program and a list of past winners, visit