Emerson today announced it completed its acquisition of Chloride Group PLC, which now joins strong global product brands within Emerson Network Power. This acquisition helps drive Emerson’s long-term global growth strategy for uninterruptible power supply (UPS) and integrated data center solutions. As previously announced, the purchase price was approximately $1.5 billion.

Rapid growth in data traffic and a critical business need for high availability is driving the need for power continuity solutions, and Emerson is positioning itself in a significant way to support fast-growing communications and computing infrastructure markets. 

Emerson will host a brief presentation to discuss this transaction and other acquisition and divestiture activity at 1:30 p.m. Central Time (2:30 p.m. Eastern Time) on Thursday, Sept. 9. A live webcast of the presentation will be available in the Investor Relations area of Emerson’s Web site at www.Emerson.com/financial at the time of the event, and an archive replay will be available for approximately one week.