Emerson's Asco fluid automation business opened its global headquarters in Florham Park, N.J.

The facility includes a product development center with teams of engineers, designers and technicians working to develop new technologies for process, industrial and machine automation markets. Emerson's Asco Product Development Center includes advanced machine shop equipment to create precise prototypes; laboratory facilities for development and product qualification testing; and extensive design engineering capabilities, including 3D modeling and analysis/simulation software.

The company’s fluid control and pneumatic product lines are used in the operation of process and manufacturing plants in the packaging, oil and gas, refining and automotive industries.