By Pittsburgh Business Times

St. Louis-based Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE: EMR) has acquired Pittsburgh-based Turbine Control Service Associates Inc.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Emerson said in a statement the move will expand the portfolio of its process management business.

Turbine Control has offices in Pittsburgh and San Luis Obispo, Calif. The company, founded in 1993, makes control systems for generators including large and small steam turbines, combustion turbines and hydroelectric turbines within power plants.

⿿This is an excellent fit for us,⿝ said Tom Kallay, Turbine Control Service Associates president, in a written statement. ⿿Our company is well-regarded for our strong focus on dependable performance, quality products and responsive customer service ⿿ all hallmarks of Emerson, as well. We look forward to new growth opportunities as we leverage Emerson⿿s global project, marketing and technology resources.⿝

Emerson had sales of $21 billion in 2010 and has more than 127,000 employees worldwide and 240 manufacturing sites.

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