mural in honor of 25th anniversary of Copeland Scroll
Emerson employees in Sidney, Ohio, developed this mural in honor of the 25th anniversary of Copeland Scroll production.
SIDNEY, Ohio — Employees at the Copeland Scroll™ manufacturing facility recently dedicated a new work of art celebrating the 25th anniversary of Copeland Scroll production. The new mural depicts landmarks of Sidney, headquarters for Emerson Climate Technologies Inc.

The design features popular Sidney sites like Bonnyconnellan castle and the city’s iconic Big Four Bridge, as well as local eatery, The Spot to Eat. The mural also includes tributes to armed forces and veterans, nods to the local agricultural base, and images of painted Copeland Scroll compressors. The mural serves as an honorary landmark for current and former employees who helped reach this milestone of production.

“This mural represents the spirit of innovation, community, and hard work in our facility. We are proud of our important role in the HVACR industry and this art is a beautiful reminder, not only of where we’ve been, but where we’re going with this technology,” said Don Baird, Sidney Scroll business operations manager for Emerson Climate Technologies. “We are fortunate to have very talented employees who had a great vision for the mural.”

The new artwork was designed by Kay Wheat, a material handler with 23 years of service; Jhan Gallagher, a scroll assembler with six years of service; and Geri Gallagher, a scroll assembler with six years of service. The mural was painted by local artists Cameo Monnin and Mila Duning-Hamilton. For more information, visit

Publication date: 11/5/2012