August 12, 2018 - Emerson (NYSE: EMR), a global automation technology and software company, has been named “IIoT Corporate Leader of the Year” by McRock Capital. The award recognizes Emerson's unique and successful deployment of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions. Emerson's IIoT solutions have been deployed extensively across the globe helping manufacturing industries including oil and gas, life sciences, chemical, power, food and beverage, and more to improve efficiency, performance, and safety.
Modern manufacturing organizations are continually challenged to do more with less to meet the rapid pace of the global marketplace. Emerson has helped companies navigate these challenges by developing and implementing the Plantweb™ digital ecosystem: a scalable portfolio of standards-based hardware, software, intelligent devices and services for securely enabling IIoT to strengthen decision making and improve operations. Plantweb helps process industry manufacturers implement IIoT solution enabling them to make industrial operations safer and more productive for thousands of plants across the globe.
The McRock IIoT awards recognize leaders and visionaries around the globe who drive IIoT innovation. Nominations are screened by an independent selection committee and evaluated on senior leadership support for IIoT, demonstrated success implementing IIoT solutions, and continuous work with IIoT technology companies. The award was presented at McRock Capital's IIoT Symposium recently.