Eaton, Eden Prairie, Minn., has just launched two new innovative products, including an “intelligent” proportional valve line which I saw a preview of at its annual Distributor Meeting last September and new water-cooled brakes. The new AxisPro servo proportional valve features embedded intelligence that enables increased productivity, flexibility, diagnostics and reliability. I learned at the EDM […]
One goal of the National Science Foundation’s Engineering Research Center on Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) is to explore how advanced fluid power technology can be used in a wider range of applications. A significant market need has been identified for an improved mobile device for transferring mobility limited people—particularly bariatric patients. Typical transfers […]
There is much to report after a whirlwind visit to Orlando for my third Eaton Distributor Meeting, in which I met with different market leaders for the Hydraulics group, including construction and material handling; alternative energies; industrial hydraulics; and agriculture. I’ll be giving full reports from those markets but I just wanted to give a […]
Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton recently held an Instructor Symposium, June 18-20, 2013, hosted by Eaton’s Hydraulics Training Center in Maumee, Ohio. Eaton’s Hydraulics Group conducted this exclusive opportunity for instructors and educators who teach in the fluid power industry. The event was designed to expose industry professionals working with academic and commercial training operations to […]
Eaton will use this year’s Hannover Fair as a platform to present its latest range of hydraulic, filtration, and electrical products and services that are cutting start-up times, reducing energy consumption and increasing efficiency for machine builders around the world. Eaton solutions will be featured in two locations: In hall 21, booth F03, Eaton will […]
Cleveland—Eaton Corp. (ETN) announced that Nanda Kumar has been named EVP, Eaton Business System (EBS), effective August 1, 2012. Kumar will be located at the company’s headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio, and will report to Eaton’s chairman and chief executive officer, Alexander M. Cutler. Kumar succeeds Uday Yadav, who has been named president, Aerospace Group in […]
Eaton Corp. announced record net income per share of $1.07 for the third quarter of 2011, an increase of 37% over the $0.78 earned in the third quarter of 2010. Sales in the third quarter were $4.12 billion, 15% above the third quarter of 2010. Net income in Q3 was $365 million compared to $268 million in 2010.
Eaton Corp. has been selected by Dublin-based Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services to provide engine-driven pumps and AC motorpumps for the company’s forward order fleet of Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 aircraft.