As part of its annual Best Practices Awards program, Frost & Sullivan (www.frost.com) recognized Emerson Process Management (www.emersonprocess.com), a provider of automation solutions to the fluid handling industry, with the 2008 Global Growth Excellence Company of the Year Award for its consistent growth, improved customer value, and ongoing commitment to technology innovation and new products.

Frost & Sullivan rates Emerson Process Management as the leading process control solution provider that has delivered year-over-year growth by consistently helping its customers achieve superior project and operational efficiencies through its extensive product portfolio and vertical industry expertise. According to Frost, Emerson has shown superior ability to drive shareholder value through strategic acquisitions and continuous growth in oil and gas, refining and petrochemical, power generation and pharmaceutical verticals.

Each year Frost & Sullivan presents its Global Growth Award to the company that has exhibited excellence in all areas of the market leadership process, including the identification of market challenges, drivers and restraints, as well as strategy development and methods of addressing the market dynamics.

Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development.