Emerson Buys Management Resources Group, the Reliability Consulting Service Firm

By CIOReview | Friday, June 6, 2014
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ST. LOUIS, MO: Emerson Solutions recently announced its acquisition of the reliability consulting services firm Management Resources Group, (MRG). The acquisition adds the deep asset-reliability consulting expertise of MRG to Emerson Process Management’s existing asset management capabilities to help customers who face growing needs to improve safety, increase plant uptime and reduce maintenance costs. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“Combining MRG’s reliability consulting expertise with Emerson’s monitoring and predictive diagnostic technologies uniquely positions us to help customers solve reliability problems and achieve world-class operating performance,” said Jim Nyquist, President of Emerson Process Management Systems and Solutions. “With increasing numbers of customers relying on us as a trusted advisor for our industry domain knowledge and innovative automation solutions, MRG complements and strengthens our leadership position.”

Founded in 1987, MRG is a recognized leader in helping process plant owners and operators improve plant availability through successful implementation of site and corporate-wide reliability programs. Well known in the community of process reliability professionals, MRG leverages proprietary project methodologies and deep knowledge for all categories of plant assets.

“MRG has created and nurtured a culture of integrity, service, and thought leadership that has attracted the most experienced, capable and dedicated reliability professionals,” said Robert DiStefano, MRG’s founder and Chief Executive Officer. “We are excited to be joining the global Emerson Process Management organization that is committed to similar values and vision.”