Emerson has completed the purchase of American Governor Company, which specializes in technologies and services for hydroelectric turbine controls. The addition of American Governor builds on Emerson’s technology capabilities in the renewables and power industry. American Governor’s digital governor controllers complement Emerson’s Ovation distributed control system and RX3i programmable automation controllers.
American Governor has an industry-leading hydropower solutions presence, with a global footprint exceeding 1,500 customer locations, and offers aftermarket capabilities with customer service and training programs. American Governor is headquartered near Philadelphia and has about 50 employees.