Branson Announces Participation at NPE 2012

Branson Announces Participation at NPE 2012 - Under the Banner Global Technologies. Local Solutions.

DANBURY, Conn., January 2012 – Branson Ultrasonics Corp., a business of
Emerson, will exhibit at NPE 2012, West Hall, booth 2151, under the banner Global
Technologies. Local Solutions. The two-story exhibit presents the latest in plastic
joining technologies with new series’ of ultrasonic and vibration welding equipment. The
2012 NPE booth will also highlight Branson’s Unmatched Application Expertise, 100%
Commitment to Customer Service, Unequaled Global Resources and Leading Edge
Technologies. Branson personnel from North America, Asia and Europe will be on hand
to provide assistance.

With over twenty fully-operating equipment stations, video kiosks, and a screening
area, the Branson booth will demonstrate a full line of plastics assembly solutions
including: 2000X Series ultrasonic assembly systems, Laser welders, Infrared welders,
Vibration welders, Hot Plate welders, Spin welders, and Thermal processing systems.
These products will be shown assembling a variety of applications from a cross section
of end industry markets.

At NPE 2012, Branson’s will show manufacturers how to increase productivity in their
assembly operations. Branson engineers look at the whole system as critical and can
provide plastics joining systems integration without all the confusion usually associated
with automation. To demonstrate alternatives for automation of the plastics joining
process, several systems will be operating in Branson’s booth.

Jeff Frantz, Director, North America Marketing & Product Development for Branson
further states, “Branson offers more plastic joining technologies than anyone and can
provide the process best suited for each application. We want people to walk away
from the booth knowing that the depth and breadth of global resources enable Branson
to provide optimal solutions for the most challenging plastic joining applications.”

About Branson Ultrasonics Corp
Headquartered in Danbury, Connecticut, Branson Ultrasonics Corporation is the leading worldwide
manufacturer of plastics joining equipment including ultrasonic, linear and orbital vibration welders, hot
plate welders, laser welders, infrared welders, thermal welders and spin welders for assembling
thermoplastics. Branson also manufactures equipment for metal welding, processing biological and
chemical solutions, and precision commercial and industrial cleaning. Branson was founded in 1946 and
is a subsidiary of Emerson, St. Louis, MO, as part of the Industrial Automation Division. For more

About Emerson
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology
and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and
consumer markets through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate
technologies, and tools and storage businesses. Sales in fiscal 2011 were $24.2 billion. For more
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