Department of Defense to Use Eaton Fuel and Motion Control Products

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Jamaica Bearings Group will distribute Eaton products to U.S. Defense Logistics Agency, the logistics arm of the Department of Defense.

IRVINE, Calif. … Power management company Eaton today announced that Eaton and Jamaica Bearings Group Defense of New Hyde Park, New York, recently signed a new distribution agreement.

JBG Defense will serve as the distributor of Eaton’s Fuel and Motion Control Division products to the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency, the logistics arm of the Department of Defense. The products covered under the contract are components used in hydraulic and fuel system applications for a wide variety of military platforms, including DOD bases and depots.

The DLA and their extended supply base will now be able to use JBG Defense as the source for all the CAGE codes from Eaton covered under the agreement,” said Lasse Ostergaard, vice president, Aftermarket Division.  “We’re confident that JBG Defense will be a responsive and reliable supplier for Eaton’s products.”

JBG Defense is a part of Jamaica Bearings Group. The company has been a leading supplier to the U.S. government for 30 years and a key supplier in the aerospace industry for 60 years. They have won many awards from the DLA and the Small Business Administration, including several vendor excellence awards and the 2014 SBA Subcontractor of the Year award.

“Since our founding in 1925, JBG has been distributing highly engineered products and managing complex supply chains to the global Aerospace and Defense Industries,” said Brian Negri, president, Jamaica Bearings Group. “We have developed significant DLA and DOD market expertise, and being selected by a global market and industry leader like Eaton is a proud moment for the entire Jamaica Bearings Group team.”

In the aerospace industry, Eaton is a leading supplier of hydraulic, electro-hydraulic pump and generator products and integrated systems; engine and airframe fuel pumps; electric motors; aircraft door actuation, flight and flow controls; fluid, fuel and air delivery products and systems, including fuel inerting and fuel gauging, ground fueling and aerial refueling; lightning and ignition protection; nose wheel steering systems; integrated control systems; cockpit controls and displays; power and load management systems; pressure sensors, seals and fluid health monitoring products and systems; and aftermarket service and support. Eaton serves commercial and military aerospace, marine, and off-road markets worldwide.

Eaton is a power management company with 2014 sales of $22.6 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 99,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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