Eaton Awarded Contract to Retrofit Engine-Driven Pumps and AC Motorpumps on GOL's B737-700/800 Fleet

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Agreement includes component supply and repair for more than 100 airplanes

PARIS … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton has been awarded a pump retrofit and component supply and repair contract for more than 100 Boeing 737-700/800 aircraft operated by GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes of Brazil. At the centerpiece of the contract are Eaton's highly reliable engine-driven pumps and AC motorpumps, which will be retrofitted across GOL's B737-700/800 fleet. The contract value has not been disclosed.
 
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“Eaton's hydraulic pumps provide outstanding reliability, and we also offer aftermarket solutions that help our customers control costs and increase aircraft availability," said Eric Alden, vice president of customer support for Eaton’s Aerospace Group. "Our ability to provide lifecycle support for major aircraft platforms was a key factor in expanding our relationship with GOL and increasing Eaton's presence in the South American market."

In addition to pump retrofits on each aircraft, Eaton will upgrade horizontal stabilizer trim motors and brake metering valves, replace solenoid valves, and perform repair and overhaul services on main engine fuel pumps and other specified Eaton parts.

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; 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. Eaton serves commercial and military aviation, aerospace, military weapons, marine and off-road markets worldwide.

Eaton is a diversified power management company providing energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. A global technology leader, Eaton acquired Cooper Industries plc in November 2012. The 2012 revenue of the combined companies was $21.8 billion on a pro forma basis. Eaton has approximately 103,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.

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