Emerson's 2006 educational course offerings feature expanded process automation training

The new course catalog from Emerson Educational Services, available in print or CD, describes more than 300 training courses designed to facilitate the engineering, operation, maintenance, and optimization of industrial process automation systems and devices...

AUSTIN, TX, Jan. 11, 2006 -- Emerson Process Management announces availability of the company's expanded educational course offerings for 2006. The new course catalog from Emerson Educational Services, available in print or CD, describes more than 300 training courses designed to facilitate the engineering, operation, maintenance, and optimization of industrial process automation systems and devices. Engineers and technicians who take these courses are better able to optimize the performance of their processes and enhance productivity in their plants. Training is available across North America at factory locations, regional training centers, locally in hotels or at customer sites, and as packaged programs.

The catalog provides course descriptions, schedules, and sites for classes on process automation and asset optimization, including the PlantWeb® digital plant architecture, FOUNDATION™ fieldbus technology, AMS™ Suite asset management software, and various automation systems including the DeltaV™ digital automation system and the Ovation® expert control system as well as PROVOX®, RS3®, and WDPF control systems. Other courses cover field instrumentation that powers PlantWeb including control valves and digital valve controllers, measurement and flow control devices, and analytical instrumentation. Additional course offerings include natural gas regulation and control, terminal automation, asset optimization for mechanical assets and electrical systems, and plant safety. The entire catalog of offerings with pricing, dates, and locations is also available on the Internet at www.emersonprocess.com/education.

For a free copy of the Emerson Educational Services Course Catalog, send an email to education@emersonprocess.com, call 1-800-338-8158, or place your request via the Educational Services website at listed above.

Emerson Process Management (www.emersonprocess.com), an Emerson business, is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing, and distribution components in the chemical, oil and gas, pulp and paper, power, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, and other industries. Emerson's Educational Services team annually trains some 19,000 individuals worldwide at regional training centers or customer plants. The training covers a wide range of process industry technologies and is tailored to customer needs. This best-of-class training is key support for Emerson's mission of combining superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management, and maintenance services.

Emerson (www.gotomerson.com), based in St. Louis is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions to customers through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and appliance and tools businesses. Sales in fiscal 2005 were $17.3 billion. Emerson brands include PlantWeb®, Fisher®, Micro Motion®, Rosemount®, Mobrey®, Daniel®, DeltaV™, Ovation®, AMS™ Suite.

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