The town of Brookfield has put out an official statement about Emerson planning to build a new $49 million global headquarters in Brookfield for its Branson welding, assembly and cleaning technologies. Brookfield has given the global technology and engineering company an incentive package that will help with the to a 13-acre parcel in Berkshire Industrial Park. Groundbreaking for construction is currently scheduled for June. The new facility will house 220 professional staff, engineers and the production team. The 140,000-square-foot building will include laboratories, offices, manufacturing space, and a customer experience center. First Selectman Steve Dunn says Brookfield has the infrastructure and business-friendly zoning regulations to allow companies to get their projects approved quickly.