InterMetro has two manufacturing facilities located in Mexico Ciudad Acuña, Coahuila, September 10, 2012 - Executives of Emerson firm based in the United States and its subsidiary InterMetro Industries, a world leader in systems for improving productivity and storage industries food service, commercial and healthcare, today participated with state and municipal officials in Ciudad Acuña, Coahuila to celebrate the opening of new manufacturing facilities and assembly company. These facilities produce a wide amount of storage technology and products made of polymer, marketed under the brand designed to Metro and food service industries, trade and health care. For example, in the facility will assemble the cars used in the field of care health for storing and transporting drugs and mobile solutions computer used at points of patient care.
Emerson, parent company of InterMetro, has invested $ 22 million in the construction of facilities of 220,000 square foot (67,000 square meters), Friendship Industrial Park in Ciudad Acuña. It is expected that about 200 people will work at the facility when it reaches full capacity reached in late 2013. The opening of business event was attended by Edward L. Monser, in his capacity as president and CEO of Emerson, Pat Sly, executive vice president of Emerson, Russ Kerstetter, Emerson group vice president and John Nackley, president and CEO of InterMetro Industries.
Edward Monser said, "Emerson has made this investment because we believe that as a manufacturing town, Ciudad Acuña has a great future ahead, allowing us to meet the global demand for our storage products at competitive Metro. We are extremely grateful for the welcome we Officials have offered and who convinced us that this was the best location."
Meanwhile, John Nackley echoed the comments and added," We are excited to produce the highest quality products and level of innovation here in Ciudad Acuña, to meet the demand of our customers in the food service, commercial and health care. Similarly, we are committed to operating as a responsible corporate citizen and respectful to our partners and the community general ".
InterMetro is headquartered in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Facilities in Ciudad Acuña are second InterMetro operating in Mexico. The first is located in Ciudad Cuauhtémoc, Chihuahua. InterMetro is a subsidiary of Emerson (EMR), which appears in the Fortune 150 with annual sales reaching $ 24.2 billion dollars. Emerson has approximately 133,000 employees and 235 manufacturing locations worldwide, including 25 locations in Mexico.
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InterMetro brings more than 80 years as a leading manufacturer of technology solutions, storage and transportation industries to health care, food service, commercial and consumer products. Metro is committed to understand customer needs and their channels Information and offers complete solutions that optimize space, improve work flow and productivity. InterMetro is a business unit of Emerson. For more information, visit www.metro.com.
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), company based in the city of St. Louis, Missouri, USA, is a global leader in providing innovative solutions for its customers within various industrial, commercial and consumer products worldwide. The company is comprised of five business units: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Energy Networks, climate technologies, and commercial and residential solutions. In 2011, Emerson sales reached $24.2 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.