Profile: Eaton Corporation PLC (ETN)
17 Apr 2014
Eaton Corporation plc, formerly Eaton Corporation Limited, incorporated on May, 10, 2012, is a diversified power management company. The Company's businesses consist of six segments: Electrical Americas, Electrical Rest of World, Aerospace, Hydraulics, Truck and Automotive. The Company is a provider of electrical products, systems and services for power distribution and control, power transmission, lighting and wiring products; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. In November 2012, the Company acquired Cooper Industries plc.
The Electrical Sector is engaged in power distribution, industrial automation and power control products and services. Products in Electrical Sector include circuit breakers, switchgear, uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems, power distribution units, panel boards, load centers, motor controls, meters, sensors, relays and inverters. The principal markets for the Electrical Americas and Electrical Rest of World segments are industrial, institutional, government, utility, commercial, residential, information technology and original equipment manufacturer customers.
The Company is a manufacturer of systems and components for use in mobile and industrial applications. Its markets include agriculture, construction, mining, forestry, utility, material handling, machine tools, molding, power generation, primary metals, and oil and gas. The Hydraulics group also includes Eaton's Filtration, Golf Grip and Airflex industrial clutch and brake businesses. In the aerospace industry, the Company designs, manufactures and markets of a line of systems and components for hydraulic, motion control and fuel applications.
The Vehicle Group is consists of the Company's truck and automotive segments. The truck segment is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of powertrain systems and other components for commercial vehicle markets. Key products in truck segment include manual and automated transmissions, clutches and hybrid power. The Company’s automotive segment produces products, such as superchargers, engine valves, valve train components, cylinder heads, locking and limited-slip differentials, fuel, emissions, and safety controls, transmission and engine controls, spoilers, exterior moldings, plastic components, and fluid connectors.
Eaton Corporation PLC
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