Eaton's Aftermarket Business Continues Growth with $68.9 Million in Commercial Aviation Contracts for 1Q 2013

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PARIS … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton signed a total of $68.9 million in aerospace contracts in the first quarter of 2013 to provide broad-based aftermarket support for commercial customers. Eaton supplies products for virtually all commercial aircraft platforms, including a variety of components selected to improve the reliability and performance of in-service equipment. Components selected for in-service retrofits include hydraulic pumps that offer more than five times the reliability of currently installed systems.

"Eaton continues to increase its aftermarket business by providing our customers with
in-service equipment alternatives that deliver higher component reliability," said Eric Alden, vice president of customer support for Eaton’s Aerospace Group. "For new aircraft campaigns and retrofits, airlines and other commercial customers are looking to Eaton for component solutions that improve aircraft availability and lower life-cycle costs."

Eaton's first-quarter commercial contracts cover an array of aerospace products for fuel and motion control, fluid and electrical distribution, and fluid and debris monitoring. Products were selected for Airbus A320, Boeing B737, B767 and B777, and COMAC C919 aircraft platforms, in addition to aviation and marine gas-turbine engines.

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

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