Emerson has acquired Valvulas, Accesorios y Maquinarias SAC (VAMSAC), a provider of automation and industrial control solutions to companies in Peru in the mining, oil and gas, refining, chemicals, and food and beverage industries. VAMSAC, based in Lima, has been in business since 1989 and has been an authorized representative of Emerson Process Management since 1993. VAMSAC will become part of the Emerson Process Management business. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
The acquisition provides Emerson Process Management with a direct presence in Peru and builds on Emerson’s strategy to establish a presence in Latin America. Emerson recently opened a Mining Center of Excellence in Santiago, Chile, to serve as a regional hub to provide services for South American mining industry customers.