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Project Services - Automation Systems

Engaging with Emerson early in your project cycle helps reduce cost and complexity, eliminate unnecessary work and maximize automation asset value.

Getting the best value from your automation projects

Get the best value from your automation budget and deliver superior project performance by eliminating cost, reducing complexity, and adapting to changing business conditions.That’s how we help our customers achieve top quartile performance. It’s an approach built on industry expertise and success.

From small to mega projects, we have expertise in all aspects of project planning, design and implementation. Wherever you are in your project cycle, we can help you achieve your automation vision.

Project Phases


Whether you’re considering developing a new facility or making improvements to an existing one, make sure you’ve identified the right business drivers, considered new technologies and aligned your plans with your company’s strategic vision. Through Emerson’s Visioning service, our experts will work with your team to develop a vision that will drive organizational consensus and justify investment. Learn more


One characteristic of exemplary capital projects is effective early planning. This early pre-FEED phase explores your strategy and key project factors such as stakeholders, purpose, justification and timing. How well prepared are you for your next automation project? Who are the stakeholders and how well aligned are they regarding target business objectives for the project? Emerson has the capability to team with your personnel to develop and deliver all aspects of conceptual engineering. Learn more


Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) is a practice that defines tactics based on project strategy, including establishing standards, roles and responsibilities, and specifications to be utilized during project execution.

By the end of FEED, your team will have a portion of the detailed design completed and documented including functional design specifications, preliminary project schedule, roles and responsibilities matrix, project execution plan, inspection and test plan, and commissioning or cutover plan.​​​​​​​
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As your project Main Automation Contractor (MAC), Emerson identifies and manages the risks associated with sourcing Emerson and third-party content through design, implementation, installation, testing, commissioning, startup and the lifecycle of your facility. 
Emerson is responsible for all automation and will work with your EPC and can co-locate engineers with plant personnel, EPCs and suppliers to integrate processes, coordinate communications and establish standards, rules and conventions. Learn more


The previous four phases—Appraise through Execute—highlight Emerson’s Systems Project Execution Services capabilities. This fifth phase—Operate—is best described by our Operational Certainty and Lifecycle Services web pages. Click here to be redirected to that page.

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