Walt says he's turned over the keys to the blogging machine to me. Silly man. Only one day, and I've already muffed it. Didn't post anything yesterday. That's like Dad leaving you the keys to the car, and you leave it sitting in the garage.
It looks like the recession is over, at least for Emerson. Having recently acquired a $200 million company, Roxar, they now have increased dramatically the wet online analyzer capabilities of Rosemount Analytical by acquiring the Scientific Instruments product line.
As the ISA100.11a draft standard nears approval, the chorus of vendors committed to WirelessHART, at least for now, continues to swell. Last month, at Interkama, ELPRO Technologies, Emerson, Endress+Hauser, Pepperl+Fuchs and MACTek all launched WirelessHART products.
Spun off from Emerson on the last day of 2007, Brooks Instrument has had a tumultuous year-and-a-quarter of "life after Emerson." Brooks is one of the oldest instrumentation companies in the world, and being cut loose from Emerson after two decades has given the company an apparent new lease...
The companies that went into the recession or whatever we're calling this economic meltdown is, with full bags of money are beginning to find high value acquisitions at quite reasonable prices. Here's a press release from Emerson Process Management about a new acquisition: