David Farr, chairman and CEO, Emerson and Phil Kelaart, vice president and general manager, Emerson Manila Shared Services, at the opening of Emerson's new facility in Quezon City.
MANILA, Philippines - US-based technology and manufacturing company Emerson on Thursday opened a $35-million facility in Quezon City.
Emerson said the new facility provides training and services to its global, regional and local customers, and space to accommodate future growth.
The new facility, together with the Emerson Process Management engineering and service center which opened in June 2014, brings the company's total investments in the Philippines for the past year to $55 million.
"Investing in the Philippines to access its educated, skilled and professional-minded work force, is a key element of our strategy to succeed in Asia...This new facility allows us to accommodate additional employees and provide the necessary training infrastructure to ensure our customers receive first-class services and offerings," said David N. Farr, chairman and chief executive officer of Emerson.
The new facility, located at SM Cyber West Avenue, EDSA corner West Avenue, will initially house 2,300 employees.
Phil Kelaart, vice president and general manager of Emerson in the Philippines, praised Filipino employees, saying they have the "capability and drive to provide these high quality services."
The Integrated Solutions center features the technologies and solutions of the different Emerson business platforms. Emerson Process Management allows customers to experience the company’s solutions that optimize process efficiency and remote diagnostics.
Emerson Process Management’s Technical Learning Center aims to enhance professional development of its in-house technical engineers and customers.
The facility also features Emerson Climate Technologies Partner+ Technical & Training Center which provides HVACR contractors with training and education on the basics of advanced refrigeration principles.
Emerson in the Philippines provides support for the company and its customers in the areas of accounting, customer support, finance, information technology, human resources, marketing, business development and supply chain management.