Date: July 16, 2007

Eaton Corporation Wins At ACHR News 2007 Dealer Design Awards

PITTSBURGH … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation was recognized for excellence in product design in the third annual Dealer Design Awards Program sponsored by The Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News magazine.

Eaton’s Cutler-Hammer® HVAC Enclosed Control Panel is this year’s bronze winner in the commercial controls category. An independent panel of 51 contractors served as judges in the contest that had 106 entries from 73 manufacturers. A complete list of winners is included in the July 16th issue of the magazine.

“These awards give us a unique opportunity to recognize the outstanding research and development efforts that go into many of the products serving the HVAC and refrigeration industry,” says John Conrad, news publisher, The Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News. “The awards issue gives our readers an opportunity to read about innovative installation and service solutions.”

The HVAC Panel is a combination motor/starter designed to meet the requirements of Division 15 specifications. Combining the experience of Eaton’s control product line with Division 15 requirements, the HVAC product creates a first class market focused solution.

“The award is a true honor for Eaton,” says Nicki Bowling, marketing specialist, Eaton Corporation. “It highlights our efforts to produce innovative installation and service solutions for our customers.”

Designed for both the original equipment manufacturer and end user, the HVAC Panel is ideal for air handling equipment and can be used in chiller and compressor applications. The extremely compact design of the HVAC Panel makes installation simple. It is also designed with many safety features to aid in maintenance and service.

Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader in electrical control, power distribution, uninterruptible power supply and industrial automation products and services. Eaton’s global electrical brands, including Cutler-Hammer®, Powerware®, Holec® and MEM®, provide customer-driven PowerChainTM Management solutions to serve the power system needs of the industrial, institutional, government, utility, commercial, residential, IT, mission critical and OEM markets worldwide.

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 61,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 125 countries. For more information, visit

Contact: Nicki Bowling
(414) 449-6349