Emerson Network Power Receives Sun Meritorious Performance Supplier Award

Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), was named Meritorious Performance Supplier for Power in Sun Microsystems’ 2007 Supplier Awards program. The Supplier Awards recognize companies that make outstanding contributions to Sun’s record of delivering superior technology, quality service and excellent value to its customers.

According to Nate Vince, President, Computing & Storage of Emerson Network Power, “We are delighted that Sun has chosen to honor us with this award. As a major OEM partner, Sun makes extensive use of our custom high efficiency AC/DC power supplies and embedded DC/DC power conversion products. Sun’s implementation of an advanced global supply chain management solution, based on the Emerson Transaction HUB, gives Sun the flexibility to seamlessly handle increases in sales volume and reduce lead-time on multiple programs. Key customers such as Sun will continue to benefit from Emerson’s solutions that provide for improved visibility and control of the entire order-to-delivery process.”

The Best-in-Class Award evaluates the performance of all suppliers to Sun Microsystems that delivered a similar product or service and recognizes the highest performer in that area. This award also considers suppliers that demonstrated significant improvement over the course of Sun’s fiscal year. The Meritorious Performance Award recognizes suppliers that have shown exemplary performance in any specific area.

“Sun’s direct-to-customer logistics model means we rely heavily on the support and determination of our supply base,” said Eugene McCabe, executive vice president of Worldwide Operations at Sun. “We congratulate the top suppliers that are helping us build a reputation for record on-time delivery, lead-time performance and superior support.”

About Emerson Network Power
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR), is the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity(tm). The company is the trusted source for adaptive and ultra-reliable solutions that enable and protect its customers’ business-critical technology infrastructures. Backed by the largest global services organization in the industry, Emerson Network Power offers a full range of innovative power, precision cooling and connectivity products and services for computer, communications, healthcare and industrial systems. Key product brands within the Emerson Network Power family include Liebert, ASCO, Astec, Artesyn and Lorain.

About Emerson
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, 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 2006 were $20.1 billion.

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