For the fourth year in a row, Frost & Sullivan has selected Emerson Process Management, St. Louis, as company of the year for industrial automation and process control. The award recognizes Emerson for continuously providing services and innovations that help its customers worldwide drive their performance to new heights in an increasingly challenging marketplace. Frost & Sullivan presents the award annually after conducting interviews with all market participants, customers, and suppliers, and after performing extensive secondary and technology research. Criteria including the number of new customers, new segments, commitment to business expansion, and market growth are also considered. The recipient is chosen for exhibiting exceptional customer service, management, and growth as well as for having positive social and economic impact on local and national communities and customers.