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Eaton Corporation

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of Cleveland, Ohio, USA

1911 J.O. Eaton and partners set up business as an axle manufacturing company

1978 Acquired Cutler-Hammer Manufacturing Co

1994 Acquired the Distribution and Control business unit of Westinghouse

2003 Acquired the Electrical Division of Delta Metal Co

2008 Acquired Moeller Group in Germany - a manufacturer of components for residential building applications, and circuit protection and industrial controls for machinery.

2010 Acquired CopperLogic Inc., an industrial equipment manufacturer and distributor of industrial control products

2012 Acquired Cooper Industries Inc

2019 The Corporation is a global technology leader in electrical components and systems for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drive-train and power-train systems for performance, fuel economy and safety.

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