Emerson Introduces PlantWeb® University in Spanish

Free online courses make it easy to learn about the newest process automation technologies and strategies

Saint Louis (March 1, 2006) — Emerson Process Management now offers its highly acclaimed PlantWeb® University in Spanish. The online university offers a broad range of courses that are free, easy to understand, and available to everyone. The new Spanish language version includes forty-six courses and five whitepapers on the most current automation technology and business topics.

Since its English language introduction in 2002, PlantWeb University (www.PlantWebUniversity.com) has provided practical, real-world information to over 30,000 users around the world. New technologies continue to emerge at a rapid rate, and mystery and misinformation abound. It is important for customers to understand, select and apply those technologies that will improve and sustain operations. PlantWeb University has expanded and will continue to expand and enrich its course offering, always with objective presentation of highly relevant information.

The simple user-friendly course format makes it easy to understand and evaluate new ways to improve project, process and plant performance. Tests at the end of each course let the student review what they’ve learned and earn reward points for valuable merchandise.

The Business School focuses on improving plant profitability. It teaches users how to improve plant efficiency for higher output and lower costs, how to reduce costs and increase availability by streamlining maintenance strategies, and how to improve profitability using the structured metric of Overall Equipment Effectiveness.

The Engineering School explores leading automation technologies such as fieldbus and HART, how they deliver benefits, and practical pointers for putting them to work in the user’s plant. Course titles include: Project Engineering Standards, Field Level Networks, Fieldbus Communications, Choosing a Host System, Interoperability, Reliability and Redundancy, Networking Options, and Intrinsic Safety.

Students can take any courses they want, at any time, anywhere there is an internet connection.

Emerson also offers in-depth training on process-management topics through its Educational Services group (www.EmersonProcess.com/Education). Educational Services courses are available online, at regional training centers, and in locally delivered classes around the globe.

The schedule is up to you, flexible and easy. Register to be a user of the new Spanish PlantWeb University now at www.PlantWebUniversity.com/Spanish.

About Emerson Process Management

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, food and beverage, pharmaceutical and other industries. The company combines superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management and maintenance services. Its brands include PlantWeb®, Fisher®, Micro Motion®, Rosemount®, Daniel®, DeltaV®, Ovation® and AMS™ Suite.

About Emerson

Emerson 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. For more information, visit www.GoToEmerson.com.

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