AUSTIN, TEXAS (July 11, 2012) — Pharmaceutical company Jubilant Life Sciences has chosen process automation technologies and services from Emerson Process Management, a global business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR),to help increase productivity, reduce costs, and improve efficiency at three manufacturing plants in Gujarat state, India.
“We are setting up world-class manufacturing facilities,” said MukulDixit, Senior Vice President, Projects at Jubilant Life Sciences. “Emerson’s team brought the process automation expertise we needed to meet global standards, and their solutions have equipped us to significantly improve the automation level and enhance our plant efficiency.”
Emerson recently completed installation of its PlantWeb™ digital plant architecture at the three plants, including DeltaV™digital automation systems, Rosemount® measurement instruments, and AMS Suite predictive maintenance software.
“The DeltaV system’s advanced batch-control capabilities enable agile manufacturing to help companies like Jubilant Life Sciences meet real-time demands,” said Amit Paithankar, Managing Director and Vice President, Emerson Process Management, India. “We appreciate Jubilant’s continued confidence in our technologies as well as our life-sciences expertise.”
Emerson previously automated Jubilant Life Sciences process plants in India’s Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra states. Fifteen out of the top 20 life science companies in India use Emerson technologies, and across India more than 275 DeltaV systemshave been installed for customers in industries such as chemicals, petrochemicals, oil and gas, refining, metals, and life sciences.
Emerson has more than 8,500 employeesand 15 manufacturing facilities serving its businesses that operate in India.
Emerson Process Management (www.EmersonProcess.com), an Emerson business, is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing, and distribution in the chemical, oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, power, water and wastewater treatment, mining and metals, food and beverage, life sciences, and other industries. The company combines superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management, and maintenance services. Its brands include PlantWeb™, Syncade™, DeltaV™, Fisher®, Micro Motion®, Rosemount®, Daniel™, Ovation®, and AMS Suite.
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), 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 around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2011 were $24.2 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.