ST. LOUIS - Emerson Climate Technologies has purchased Oaksmere Refrigeration Design and Consultancy Ltd., a provider of project management and maintenance management for the supermarket industry. Terms were not disclosed.

The company, with several offices in England, serves customers throughout the United Kingdom.

"This is a first-class organization that will provide the means for us to continue to grow our customer base in this key segment of our business," said Ed Purvis, group vice president for Emerson Climate Technologies. "Oaksmere's proven industry expertise and insight will significantly enhance Emerson's continuing commitment to developing the best and most comprehensive solutions and services for the global supermarket industry."

"The acquisition of our company by Emerson provides a unique opportunity to accelerate our growth and build upon our past successes," said Mike Goodier, founding member of Oaksmere. "This is a great opportunity for Oaksmere to offer our existing customers even more value, while continuing to provide the unmatched level of service they have come to expect."