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11. Emerson Electric
Emerson Electric
Fortune 500 rank: 94

The St. Louis-based provider of industrial automation and power management systems had a record year, with profits rising 12.9% to $2.4 billion on sales of $25.2 billion.

But as manufacturers cut capital budgets and delay orders, Emerson expects sales to dip in 2009 or remain flat at best.

NEXT: Texas Instruments
Last updated April 29 2009: 1:31 PM ET
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