Stringer Named Plant Manager of Eaton's Aerospace Facility in Jackson, Mich.

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JACKSON, Mich. … Power management company Eaton has named Breck Stringer plant manager of the Aerospace Group's manufacturing facility in Jackson, Mich. Previously, he was plant manager of Eaton's aerospace facility in Bethel, Conn., where he helped lead improvements in safety, employee engagement and customer service. In his new position, Stringer reports to Clark Simpson, director of operations for the Aerospace Group's Fluid and Electrical Distribution Division.

“Breck brings extensive operations and leadership experience, as well as a proven track record in his assignments at Eaton,” Simpson said. “He is committed to continuous improvement and will provide customer-focused leadership for the Jackson facility.”

Prior to managing the Bethel facility, Stringer held a series of leadership roles at Eaton's aerospace facility in Jackson, Miss., including supply chain manager, material planning manager and focus factory manager. Stringer began his career with Eaton as part of the Fluid Power Group Leadership Development Program.

Stringer received an MBA from Millsaps College and a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from Mississippi State University.

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 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 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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