Date: January 31, 2007
Eaton Supports The Community With $20,000 Grant To Area Organization
MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today it has donated $20,000 to support local community organizations in the greater Pittsburgh area. The grant will be used to sustain various activities and programs benefiting citizens throughout the region.
"This is another chance for us to reach out to the community and help sustain these organizations," said Nick Vincent, human resources manager, Eaton’s Electrical Group. "We strive to build positive partnerships with agencies that provide support to our community’s needs."
Funding recipients include:
• Pittsburgh Cultural Trust - $10,000 will support the work of this organization that owns, manages and operates theatres, galleries and other cultural facilities in the Pittsburgh area.
• Make-A-Wish™ Foundation - $5,000 will be used for underwriting the cost of granting a wish for a child with a life-threatening medical condition.
• Shepherd Wellness Community - $5,000 will aid them in their mission to empower people affected by HIV/Aids to live with dignity in the spirit of wellness.
Eaton’s Pittsburgh campus, headquarters for Eaton's Electrical Group, employs approximately 815 employees. Eaton's Electrical Group is a global leader in electrical control, power distribution, and industrial automation products and services.
Through advanced product development, world-class manufacturing methods, and global engineering services and support, Eaton's Electrical Group provides customer-driven solutions under brand names such as Cutler-Hammer®, Powerware®, Durant®, Heinemann®, Holec® and MEM®, which globally serve the changing needs of the industrial, utility, light commercial, residential, and OEM markets.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified industrial manufacturer with 2006 sales of $12.4 billion. Eaton is a global leader in electrical systems and components for power quality, distribution and control; fluid power systems and services for industrial, mobile and aircraft equipment; intelligent truck drivetrain systems for safety and fuel economy; and automotive engine air management systems, powertrain solutions and specialty controls for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has 60,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 125 countries.