SIDNEY, OH — Copeland Corporation, a subsidiary of Emerson Electric Co., and NetAlive Inc., a software company that provides customizable wireless access to the web, have come to an agreement to develop wireless access to information about Copeland’s air conditioning and refrigeration compressors.

Utilizing NetAlive’s wireless portal software on a variety of handheld wireless web-enabled devices, Copeland says it will be able to improve the ability of contractors and installers to provide more immediate and enhanced service to customers.

“NetAlive is pioneering access to wireless ‘on-the-job’ information that will enable companies such as Copeland to meet their customers service needs,” said Erik DeBenedictis, ceo of NetAlive Inc. “We’re pleased that Copeland has recognized the benefits our wireless software offers its new wireless services, and we look forward to working with them to bring the quick and simple information to the worker, both in the office and in the field.”

Publication date: 12/18/2000