Emerson Ranked as a Leading Software Provider and Technology Innovator

Company Earns High Ranks on the Software 500 and InformationWeek 500 Lists

ST. LOUIS (Oct. 6, 2010) – Emerson (NYSE: EMR) has received two honors from top publications in the technology industry – a No. 77 ranking on Software Magazine’s 2010 list of the world’s 500 largest software and services providers and No. 104 on the InformationWeek 500 list of technology innovators.

The Software Magazine ranking is based on total worldwide software and services revenues for Emerson’s fiscal 2009, including revenues from software licenses, maintenance, and support; training and software-related services; and consulting.  For fiscal 2009, Emerson’s global software and services revenues exceeded $700 million.

“We continue to focus on delivering business-critical software and services to our customers,” said Charles A. Peters, senior executive vice president, Emerson.  “These rankings illustrate that Emerson is successfully executing on our strategy of delivering innovative technologies to customers and expanding our software and services offerings across all of our business segments.”

In its 28th year, Software Magazine’s list is a revenue-based ranking of the world’s 500 largest software and services providers.  The full list is available at www.softwaremag.com.

Emerson is ranked No. 104 on the 2010 InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation’s most innovative users of information technology.  In its 22nd year, the magazine’s review panel examines the technology and business strategies of companies with revenues of $250 million or more.  The full list is available at www.informationweek.com

About Emerson
Emerson, based in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and appliance and tools businesses.  Sales in fiscal 2009 were $20.9 billion.  For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.